School is starting tomorrow, and that means a lot of things:
Waking up at 7 o’clock in the morning. Every. Single. Day.
Well, at least I get my allowance again.
My schedule is like high school all over again. I swear! My classes start at 7 in the morning every day, and ends at around 3 in the afternoon. I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining, because it really is a blessing to be able to go to a respectable institution and to be able to study and get educated. So, okay, I’m not going to complain. I thank God for every knowledge I am able to absorb and incorporate in real life.
So due to the fact that I get to have my allowance again, I get to save money again! And for a good cause this time, though it depends on your definition of “good”. I have troubles saving money because I’m hungry all the time! And because of milk teas, which I’m craving for 24/7. They’re my only vice! Pray for me so that I’ll be able to not give in to temptation. 😦
Because I’m going to the Bazooka Rocks Festival!!
It’s the first indoor rock concert in the Philippines. And none of that “VIP” stuff because it’s one massive pit! Ticket prices increase every month, so I’m trying to save up enough money to buy the cheapest this June.
My prelims grade isn’t exactly ecstasy-inducing. I got a 70 (that’s like getting a D) in one of my major subjects and in our case, that’s not a passing grade. I was really trying my best to catch up and pull my grades up so I was getting really nervous to see my final grade.
I was exuberant to learn that I passed the freaking subject!
Okay, so a 3 (a C) is not a good grade but it’s still a passing grade! I prayed to God over and over to give me a 3 instead of a 5 (which is a failing grade, thus you have to repeat the subject in the next semester)
But in another subject, it’s safe to say that this grade is one that I am actually proud of. I worked my ass off for this major subject (and it’s one of the hard ones!). Every single one of my classmates are taking this subject seriously and I’m not going to be left behind. Tour Guiding is not one to be taken lightly. We don’t have written exams, we have practical ones. For our finals, we were to take a professional tour guide on a tour of our own around Manila. Each one of us is assigned a segment (or one specific place. For example: Roxas Blvd), which we will only know on the day itself (actually only minutes before). Imagine memorizing different facts and trivia about 50 places because you’ll never know what place you’re going to be assigned. I know. Torture huh?
After sleepless nights memorizing and different nerve attacks the whole time, I was blessed with this grade! Yes, hard work really does pay off.
A 1.5 (like getting an A-) is something I am proud of. It’s not the highest grade in my class but I am a hundred percent satisfied. Praise the Lord!
Yes, I am no longer a Dean’s Lister (since last semester) but seeing my average, I could still be on the running to become America’s Next Top Model a cum laude!