She told me that her kid doesn't stand a chance in UP. She frowned on TESDA and wanted proper collegiate education for her child.
Local public colleges are a boon to impoverished families who can ill-afford a college education
I know that the parents of these gifted kids try hard to eke out a living by doing menial jobs like the
Nonetheless, some parents may be more financially able than the others. But kids from these families should show sensitivity to the plight of their less fortunate schoolmates
When I was still in the
, I know of several students who did not have the luxury of having breakfast before attending school academe Some walked from one to two kilometers to and fro, since they can't afford a jeepney fare. Many can hardly afford to fund school projects and activities. .
Such is the plight of these students whose only dream is to finish a college education. Now, comes the social network like FB, where we get to see some students posting about their meals in fast food centers, almost on a daily basis, as if money is not a problem to them.
I also see some of them in malls watching movies or attending expensive shows of local and foreign artists at prices that I can even ill-afford
This would be alright if you're out of school and are already working. But it is so out of place if you're still in college and supported by your parents. .
Had you been well-off in the first place, you would not have attended public school
I should know, since . only kid attends a public university. There is no ostentatious display on her part since she is aware that her schooling comes from the largesse of the national government. my
So please, have an even keel --- don't show off. It doesn't make you a bigger person than what you really are. You only succeed in making a mockery of yourself by looking so pathetic.
A dreary outlook on a dreary day this 9th of December 2014.
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