Why a banker, 39, quit a successful career to enter medical school

At 39, Mr Lim Chun Chai is Duke-NUS Medical School's oldest ever first-year student.
At 39, Mr Lim Chun Chai is Duke-NUS Medical School's oldest ever first-year student. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
Freshmen from Duke-NUS Medical School's Doctor of Medicine programme, (from left) Eric Tay, Lisabel Ting and Lim Chun Chai.
Freshmen from Duke-NUS Medical School's Doctor of Medicine programme, (from left) Eric Tay, Lisabel Ting and Lim Chun Chai.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - Becoming a doctor is traditionally associated with long, demanding years in medical school.

So what does it take to change careers in order to enter medical school as a mature student?

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