This 16-Year-Old M'sian Will Be The Youngest Student Ever At The Royal College Of Surgeons

"I can't see myself doing life any other way than by being a doctor."

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Come September, Emir Haady Imran Zulharnain will begin his academic year at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in Dublin, Ireland

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This is not only a tremendous feat for the 16-year-old, but a historic moment for the prestigious university.

According to theSun, he will be the youngest student to ever enroll there.

In an interview with theSun, Emir revealed that he completed his UK International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination at the tender age of 14

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With only 10 months to study, he managed to score 6A* in International Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Bahasa Melayu, and Mathematics; an A1 in Additional Mathematics; and a B1 for English at STARS International Academy.

He sat for his A-levels at 15 years old, obtaining an A for Chemistry and Math, and an A* for Physics.

The son of a doctor, Emir's interest in medicine emerged when he was 11 years old

"I can't see myself doing life any other way than by being a doctor," he told theSun.

Emir recalled volunteering at the Kelana Jaya mosque with his father and observing the difference free consultation could make to people facing hardships.

Though it is early days yet to choose a specialty, the 16-year-old is excited to delve deeper into the study of the heart

The heart just fascinates me – how it works – and I just want to do what I love which is to become a heart surgeon," he said.

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Well done, Emir! We can't wait to see you achieve your dreams! <3

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