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UOL PRIVATE DEGREE GRADUATE: THIS IS HOW I BECAME SUCCESSFUL IN SINGAPORE

Don't limit your career choices. It doesn't mean you have to work in an bank just because you have a degree in banking. It might sound cliched, but life truly is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get. If you are young, forget about the mere pittance of a salary you will get at this stage. Focus on learning and acquiring skills. Live below your means, and yet be generous to others. Treat everyone with sincerity and respect, even those you hate. When you have acquired the right skill sets, don't worry about getting jobs. The jobs will come to you.

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PRIVATE DEGREE HOLDER: CIVIL SERVICE SEE MY DEGREE QUALIFICATIONS AS 2ND CLASS

I graduated from a foreign university via a tie-up programme with one of the largest private tertiary education institutions in Singapore. It was a three-year part-time degree programme. But after working hard to obtain my degree while having to work full-time, I found that my graduate qualification was not well received by some employers. I had more than eight years of relevant working experience when I graduated and was registered with several professional specialist bodies. However, I still faced prejudice and discrimination for being a graduate of a private university here.

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