College Life and Love | Elon Week
Elon Musk fed up of bullying done by other kids, and not bring interested i compulsory military service in South Africa, ran to North America at age of 17. He arrived in Canada with $2,000 a backpack and suitcase full of books.
Elon had to decide which University to choose. He shortlisted 2 universities, one being University of Water Loo, and other Queen’s University. He believed Queen’s university had better girls than Waterloo, as a result he went into the same
He had easy way through citizenship, for his mother was born in Canada. He arrived announced to his distinct Canadian relatives. He did various jobs to earn. He once asked a employer what was the highest paying Job, and agreed to it without realizing it was working cleaning the boiler room of a lumber mill for eighteen dollars an hour, which was a huge mistake.
Musk met his first wife, Justine Wilson, at Queen’s University in Ontario, at first look he knew she would be a hard catch. In order to get her, he tried to talk once or twice after being unsuccessful, he asked her Best Friend, “which is her favorite Ice Cream”
He invited her for ice cream, but she decided to stay in to study, but he showed up with “two chocolate-chip ice cream cones dripping down his hands.” Musk transferred to Wharton, but kept sending Justine roses. They went their separate ways, but reconnected as Musk started working on his first startup and Justine started working on her first novel after graduation.
Musk cold be highly competitive, once he in a psychology class got 97, Justin got 98. He argues with professor to get with way too a hundred. Though he was romantic too, he once sent Justine a dozen roses each with it’s own handwritten note
He got a scholarship to University of Pennsylvania. He attended all classes of interest, he once in business class was given task to write a business model. He wrote it about solar energy and it’s need. He titled it “sun will come out tomorrow” that represented his future ideas, thoughts and believes
“The People Who Love The Journey, Are The Ones That Reach The Most Beautiful Destinations”