Quite interesting, and makes a bit of sense too. In this new age where almost everyone has a degree, not having a degree may in fact stand out (for unique career paths)! It carries risk though, naturally.
Son planned his career as streamer
When her son Jairus, 12, said he wanted to be a Twitch streamer, Evelyn was confused. According to Toggle, she did not know about the online streaming platform for gamers.
She called him a “thinker” — he had told her that if he started his career now, it would be established enough to be profitable by the time he turns 21.
Her son then pointed out that a degree would be irrelevant to his career, which Evelyn said was fine.
Evelyn Tan majored in Math in NUS
Not many people know this, but actress Evelyn Tan once majored in Math in NUS, and graduated successfully. “Upon graduating from the National University of Singapore with a degree in mathematics, Tan joined the fifth edition of Mediacorp’s Star Search in 1997.”
Read more at: https://mothership.sg/2019/11/evelyn-tan-interview/