How I got over my driving exam phobia

A case study on overcoming the imposter syndrome and becoming in control

Ok, this is embarrassing.

I’m going to announce to the world that: In the past decade I’ve failed close to eight driving road tests in total (and passed two). That is five times (to get my Hong Kong license), and three times (to get my Californian permit).

When I first started learning how to drive, I was 19. I didn’t realize I lacked the driving DNA, so I naively, and audaciously, went for the…