“Sekolah Ciputra shapes well-rounded individuals. It’s an environment that fosters growth, cultivates character, and equips students for a promising future.

DANTE CLERICUZIO
GRADUATED: 2018

1. After graduating from Sekolah Ciputra, where do you study? What is your major?
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, majoring in Digital Media and Technology.

2. What is your current occupation?
I work as a Software Engineer at Fintopia Indonesia in Jakarta.

3. What are some challenges that you faced as a Software Engineer? How do you overcome it?
As a Software Engineer, challenges often arise in dealing with complex systems, bug fixing, staying updated with evolving technology, effective communication, and managing multiple tasks. To overcome these hurdles, I continuously engage in learning through online courses and tech communities, prioritize clear communication within teams, and employ problem-solving skills to break down complex problems. Maintaining well-documented code, embracing adaptability, and organizing tasks aid in managing time effectively. These strategies collectively help navigate the intricacies of software engineering, enabling the delivery of robust and efficient solutions.

4. What was the biggest challenge of moving to a new city?
Moving to Jakarta presents a dual challenge of cultural adjustment and navigating the city’s dynamic landscape. Adapting to a new culture requires understanding and embracing unfamiliar social norms and customs, which can take time and patience. Meanwhile, Jakarta’s bustling metropolis can be overwhelming, especially when grappling with its intricate web of transportation systems and navigating through its vast urban sprawl. Adjusting to both the cultural nuances and the logistical intricacies of getting around in a city of this scale demands perseverance and an openness to learning and exploring.

5. What do you enjoy most about your new environment?
Living in Jakarta brings me immense joy through its vibrant cafe scene, offering diverse and cozy spaces to savor delightful cups of coffee while immersing in the city’s pulse.

6. In what way did Sekolah Ciputra contribute to your job right now?
The experiences and lessons I gained at Sekolah Ciputra were instrumental in nurturing my drive for continuous self-improvement and fostering a strong sense of responsibility within me. Beyond providing a challenging academic setting, the school offered numerous opportunities that encouraged and strengthened my independence, allowing me to navigate challenges and grow as an individual.

7. What was the best thing about Sekolah Ciputra? Tell us something memorable from your time at Sekolah Ciputra
Sekolah Ciputra offers an exceptional education with a global perspective, emphasizing the development of passions and ambitions. At Sekolah Ciputra, we’re encouraged to become leaders and learn independence, especially through the unforgettable Camping Week. It’s a standout experience that embodies the school’s ethos, leaving lasting impressions and teaching invaluable lessons. Sekolah Ciputra isn’t just about academics; it’s a place that shapes character and empowers students for a limitless future.

8. What advice would you give to a graduating student?
Keep exploring what excites you, even after graduation. Stay curious and open to learning. Your time at Sekolah Ciputra has prepared you well. Keep chasing your dreams with passion and determination.

9. Would you recommend Sekolah Ciputra to others? If yes, what would you say about it?
Absolutely, I would wholeheartedly recommend Sekolah Ciputra to others. It’s a remarkable institution that goes beyond traditional education, offering a high standard of learning with a strong international focus. The emphasis on nurturing passions and goals, fostering leadership skills, and instilling independence sets it apart. The unforgettable Camping Week experience stands as a testament to the school’s commitment to holistic development. Sekolah Ciputra doesn’t just educate; it shapes well-rounded individuals, preparing them not only academically but also for the challenges of the modern world. It’s an environment that fosters growth, cultivates character, and equips students for a promising future.

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