Daniel Wong graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Economics. Born in South Africa, he lived in Hong Kong and Singapore before heading to Duke University (located in Durham, North Carolina) on a full academic scholarship. Before college, Daniel spent two years in the Singapore military. He served as an infantry battalion manpower officer and currently holds the rank of First Lieutenant. Daniel is passionate about education and has given talks to students about topics such as goal-setting, time management, college life skills, and developing a personal vision for your life. He also gave a TEDx talk at Duke University entitled Realistic Idealism: Seeing People as People. He writes regularly about topics related to education, career, and personal development at