Good bye hot summer May, Hello rainy June! ^o^
I guess this will be the highlight of my summer 2012, the first ever formal organization I joined, the KAISAKA. Seriously, I wasn’t expecting I would go this far, I never thought that the aftermath of being a volunteer scholar, under the program of a politician, would be this huge. Especially I’m thinking of myself as an outcast among them because I knew to myself that I am not supposed to be there. All of my colleagues are academic excellent, I am not saying I’m not, but the thing is there is a categorization. They are the one whose average grade is higher than 90 and unfortunately I only got 89, suppressing isn’t it? Even though, I knew I could also reach that, its just that I’m not able to got all of my class cards before the submission of the requirements, well whatever the reason was, the most important thing is that I am here now. But still I wanted to prove everyone of them that I can be on the “yellow” category of scholars.
“Old friends are being cherished while making something to cherish with the new ones.”
Under all of the things running on my mind, I still end up finding myself in this anew environment with new set of friends, new set of people I’ve known because of the scholarship program. Of course at first, I was hesitant to join them but seeing myself here was such a blessing. Not only on the financial benefits that I’m receiving but the things I’ve learned during the short period of time spent with them. Learning would not limit on the four corners of our school classrooms, yes, you might be genius but the most important things in life are experienced from the outside. Things that you’ll learn with those person who you chose to teach you about life beyond walls and those person will define on how much you have learned the entire time you are with those person. On how you place ourselves in a crowd, not only for the essence of standing out, but how you treat people the way you want to be treated.
Learning has no boundaries and it’s unlimited.
That is why we must expose ourselves to the reality of life because the most important things in life may never be thought by the books we read and lessons our teachers said.
It’s been months since I wrote here and there’s a lot of stories to be told, anyways I’m not going to tell all those.
It’s summer! A very hot summer.
I finished my first year of college but I left my dreams behind. I did not comply to the quota grade for my major subjects so I have to retake them this coming academic year.
Some of my block mates made into it. They strive so hard for them to cope for the needed range of grade. Me, myself witnessed how they burnt their eyebrows, how they suffer on those sleepless nights doing all home works and projects and stressful they become reviewing on their exams. And then in a single examination all of their hardships were wasted. Only few passed on that most significant exam, the qualifying examination.
All of us became weary to hear the news that only 3 among my block mates passed, it’s truly heart breaking. Though I wasn’t in their shoes to describe how painful it was for them but I can really feel how hard it is.
Today, maybe some had recovered from it but still the wounds of the past may not heal too soon, they’ll have to study over again from the start and take the validating exam. Yes, it’s hard and would take so much time and effort to pass but the one who pursues hard on it is the one who’ll get it!
I wish they can get it the second try around and I wish I could get it too through the simplest formula I know: MIND OVER MATTER. =)