February 13, 2007 2:52am CST
Hey guys, my boyfriend was in college not long ago and he was not able to graduate becuase he failed a subject. he was not able to take the subject anymore so he decided to work in a call center. Now, he is doing great, he has good feedbacks from his superiors and is up for a coaching job this coming March. the thing is that while he was still in college, a lot of people messing with him and are back stabbing him. I am so proud of my boyfriend being able to achieve something like this even though he was not able to graduate. Because here in the Philippines, education is such a big deal for securing your future.In my boyfriend's case, do you agree that anyone has the potential to be succesful even if you dont have any diploma?
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19 Mar 07
I'm curious. Was there no way for him to take the necessary subject at a different university and transfer the credit? I'm not sure how it works in the Philippines, but I know transferring college credit between colleges is fairly common here. If this was fairly recent, it's possible he could still finish his degree. As far as people being successful, I consider it a bit like this: while two people might have equal experience in a field, if one has a degree and one does not, when both apply for the same job, the individual with the degree will usually be picked for the job. Not quite sure why that is, but it seems to be fairly common these days.
13 Feb 07
Not all those who have a diploma are successful in life and vice versa is also true. But the fact remains that a diploma or for that matter any certifications are readily available proofs of your compentency and talents, but without that it would take more efforts to secure a job and then prove your talents. Better to have A DIPLOMA or any such certifications, for better prospects
7 Nov 07
Well, Luck plays a quite important role in some persons life - this is the same case with your boy friend . Ya its not important that you should be a graduate so as to be successful in your life . A lot of my friends had some bad times in their life, but they struggled a lot and lot in order to be successful .