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Education – What they Taught Us and What they Didn’t

I am a graduate of Batangas State University (BSU) in Alangilan, Batangas City, the Philippines. BSU is home to board passers in engineering. Last April 2018, I was given the opportunity to enter the premise once again, after more than a decade leaving this institution to face the new chapter of life.




It was a Saturday. Students are also on vacation. Because my friend's father was a professor here, we were allowed to go in and use the gym to exercise. So in most of the photos of me and my friends you will see here, we are on our  jogging and walking outfits.



First thing I noticed, the school has transformed from a dusty ground in summer and muddy-floody during rainy days to now a modern-class venue of learning. Old buildings were renovated, new hallways were built and construction of more new buildings is underway. The main gate of BSU is far good today compared to when I was studying here decades ago. As if, in my mind, something better could have happened here – the system, the a…