Maritzburg College’s best pupil ‘drained’ after tough 2021

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Amaan Essa from Maritzburg College
Amaan Essa from Maritzburg College

Maritzburg College’s Dux said never feeling comfortable with what you know and striving to know more helped him achieve seven distinctions.

Amaan Essa said he invested so much time in his studies that by the time he wrote his trials he was feeling drained, but had to push himself.

“There’s a lot of internal battles that you have to fight when you are working consistently to keep your motivation up because it’s a mental battle to get to the finish line and keep strong the whole year,” said Essa.

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