Ric Tse ’21

Our Class Ambassadors do a lot to help us stay connected with our alumni. But how well do you know them? We asked Ric Tse ’21 a series of questions to find out more about him – his likes, dislikes, quirks, and everything in between.

What have you been up to since you left CIS?

Boston College Freshman Year.

Have you travelled anywhere interesting lately?

Went to visit my sisters in L.A and SF before coming here to Boston.

How do you prefer to start your day?

A big gulp of water before I brush my teeth and rush to my 9am morning classes.

If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?

An expert in all languages.

What advice would you give to your teenage self?

To fully enjoy all the extra-curricular adventures CIS offered: sports, CEP, camp

What three words would your friends use to describe you?

Mature, grounded, determined.

What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?

Sleeping in till 11am-12 pm; watching Premier League footy 

If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?

Have super speed.

If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?

Instagram, Youtube, Whatsapp.

What’s your fondest memory of CIS?

Year 12 Sports Day: House captain adventures – wearing green alien costumes with the other house cap 

What’s your favourite colour and why?

If clothing, a plain colour like grey/black because it’s easy to match and I have terrible dress sense.

What’s your worst memory of CIS?

Worst and favourite memory: crying on the last day of Y8 CEP (also my birthday) because I found out my crush didn’t like me back πŸ™ 

If you can change one thing about CIS, what would it be?

More inter-year group activities beyond outside clubs/CCAs – would have loved to meet more upper-year groups to gain a mentor-mentee relationship.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Trying to find a job with whatever major I obtain.

What’s your favourite snack?

Frutips: θƒ½εΎ—εˆ©

What songs take you back to your teen years?

I’m Just a Kid – Simple Plan