Christmas Vacation Starts

I guess you never know the importance of education until the day you were deprived of it. Yes, I go to school to learn, but I usually do not pay much attention unless I really am interested in the topics discussed. Moreover, I sometimes sleep during the length of the discussion especially when it’s freezing inside the classroom and, of course, when I lack having some the night before.

This second semester, however, made me realize I really like school.

For one, we haven’t had a week of complete and continuous classes since just a couple of weeks after the start of the semester, the Electronics Engineering Department held the NECES week. Then, the week after that came the devastating storm whose path thankfully did not include Metro Manila, but suspension of classes prevailed for three of my school days. Then some university-wide event took place the week after the storm. I can clearly remember telling myself and my friends with a certain tone of frustration, Magklase naman tayo. (English: Let us have our classes [back].)

What I really hate is the change to fast-paced lectures when you couldn’t even comprehend with slow-paced discussions. Also, I hate the make-up classes that would most probably take up my Monday weekends. And, of course, the fact that I still haven’t learned anything yet. Imagine taking 12 hours of MECH 301 during what supposed to be is your day off from school. Ugh. I could even sleep in two hours of lecture, what more with twelve?

I just somehow fall in irony for whenever I listen to an uninteresting discussion, I could float again in endless thoughts thinking about the nearing vacation that has already come a day early.

6 Replies to “Christmas Vacation Starts”

  1. I also miss school now that the Christmas break is in full swing. I miss my classmates, friends, professors but good and not-so-good ones.

    These things we’ll miss more once we graduate and join labor force. God save us! 😉

  2. Can’t say I agree with you on that first line. 🙂 And it’s not every time I meet someone who likes school. What the heck is the world coming into? Haha! 😀 Who loves make-up classes anyway? They suck.

    Anyway! Happy Holidays! 🙂 Be safe always, okay? =) And Aja? Thanks for everything.

  3. [quote comment=”5877″]huwaw, bago! ang ganda. pang-mayaman. ehehe..

    maligayang pasko po![/quote]

    Maligayang Pasko rin, Mae! Anong bago? Luma na ‘to. Halatang ‘di ka bumibisita. Hihi… J/K

  4. First and foremost, I just love your WP theme. Very neat and beautiful. 🙂

    Second, Thanks for the drop. 🙂

    Third, happy holidays to you (really late greetings, Gomen ne. -_-) http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/1998/xmas2006rw2.gif

    Fourth, a comment about your entry. Classes in college are always fast paced. Research is a popular word in college too. If you really wanna learn something, you just need to have the initiative to do research on your own or else, walang mangyayari sa’yo. I learned that the hard way. Anyways, ganbatte! Also, enjoy your holidays!

    😉

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