Female Student Gets 100% Maths Score in University Entrance Exam

Female Student Gets 100% Maths Score in University Entrance Exam

  • An Ethiopian girl has shocked many by scoring 100% in a maths test as she sat for the university entrance exams
  • According to the beautiful girl, she knew the subject will be a hard nut to crack and allocated more time and hard work to it
  • In the same exams, a young boy also got tongues wagging when he got everything right in physics, which is also dreaded in many quarters

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Sifan Fita is the talk of the town in her country and on online streets after scoring 100% in her university entrance exams.

Female student gets 100% maths score in University entrance exam.
Sifan Fita (l) and Koket Tesfaye (r) Photo: OBN.
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Feat rarely achieved

The feat is rarely achieved and most women are known to shy away from 'manly ' subjects like maths.

“I knew the maths exam was more difficult than other subjects, so I invested my time wisely and studied hard,” said Ms. Sifan.

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Sifan, who comes from western Oromia, told the BBC she plans to study software engineering.

Another dreaded subject

According to her school head, the mark was arguably the highest ever attained by a student in the exams.

The New Times Rwanda reports that a brilliant boy also sent shock waves among countrymen in the same exams when he scored 100% in physics, another dreaded subject by students.

Koket Tesfaye has said he plans to study construction engineering.

Book smart celebrities

Meanwhile, being book smart doesn't necessarily mean that one will be successful in life, however, some celebrities have capitalised on their smarts to get the most from life.

YEN.com.gh compiled a list of celebrities who were not only sharp in class but also combined it with talents to become rich and famous.

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Alumnus of Kabarak University

Some of the celebrities in this group are MCA Tricky, Fena Gitu, Wahu and DJ Crème. The latter's name is George Njuguna and he is an alumnus of the Kabarak University.

The DJ was index one in primary school and scored an A- in KCSE then graduated with a second upper-division Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.

His forays in deejaying prove that the career is not a reserve of those who did not perform in class.

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