Archive for April, 2018

Working Part Time is Helping Me to Get Through School

April 13th, 2018 by admin

My career goal is to become a chef. I had wanted to go to cooking school for a long time, but that was impossible when I worked full time. So, I found a job working only part time doing post tenancy cleaning in Singapore for a business that specializes in cleaning. It’s really nice because it is a low-key job. I work for them in the morning, and in the afternoon and evening, I head to the local cooking school for my classes. It is an easy way to keep bringing in money while I work on graduating.

There is no one in my family who can help to pay my way through school. I live at home with my parents, but they have a lot of things they need to do with when it comes to bills and keeping food on the table. I don’t want to have those same types of struggles when I am their age. It seems like a hard way to get through life. Continue reading ‘Working Part Time is Helping Me to Get Through School’

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School Opened My Eyes to My Own Arrogance

April 11th, 2018 by admin

I had an attitude when first I entered my college university on my dad’s dime. I did well in high school, and I told my parents and myself that I could just breeze through college next with no trouble. Reality punched me hard when I failed two physics tests and barely understood my homework. My dad said he would give me a chance to redeem myself by going to get help at Physics Tuition, which is owned by a man who helps young people make it through their physics classes in school. Dad told me that if I refused to take him up on his offer to pay for the extra tutoring, I would be on my own and he would no longer pay for me to get through college.

After failing my second test, I went home to visit my parents one weekend. Mom sheepishly said that she’d been wanting to redecorate their downstairs basement, and that she wouldn’t mind using my college tuition for that since I wasn’t taking my university courses seriously. Continue reading ‘School Opened My Eyes to My Own Arrogance’

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