THE VISION BOARD

Belle O. Mapa

Edukasyon's Guide To

  6 mins

How I Opened My Own Trust Fund at 24 Years Old

Belle O. Mapa

Here on the Edukasyon blog, we’ve been writing a lot about raising your financial intelligence quotient (FQ). I’ve even written a few tips that have seriously changed my life—a budgeting hack that works for my mathematically inept self? Yes, please! But my best learning so far? Always pay yours...

Generation Zen

  7 mins

Equipment-Free Workout Routines For The On-The-Go Student

Belle O. Mapa

When you study in a different country, being independent makes it hard to figure out what to prioritize. Why does everything seem super important suddenly? Safety first. Acads first. First loves (haha, just kidding). Fitness first? So where do you even begin? Clue: strike a balance. And not everythi...

Edukasyon's Guide To

  7 mins

How To Get Out Of Debt—A Step-By-Step Guide For The Overwhelmed

Belle O. Mapa

So debt is at your door, and you’re stressed out like crazy! What do you do now? Call for help? Cry? Run away? All of the above? Sure, go for it. But if you’re going to run, make sure you don’t run away from your debt but rather, run into a way out of your debt. The trick to staying away from t...

Generation Zen

  6 mins

What Are The Benefits of Sports (Besides the Physical)?

Belle O. Mapa

What do we gain from partaking in a sport? It’s not just the hyperfocus or the surge of adrenaline that overtakes all your systems the moment you feel the thrill of the game. Try observing an athlete in the zone. Watch them perform, transform into someone and something all new as the match draw...

Generation Zen

  6 mins

Should You Work Out Before Or After You Study? Here’s What Science Says

Belle O. Mapa

Next time you sit down for another lengthy study session, should you go for exercise or extra fries? According to science, it looks like the cardio might be better than the carboload. Loads of people already say exercise boosts your memory and mood. Even a bit of yoga helps! Though let’s be real, it...

Generation Zen

  5 mins

An Always Sick Student’s Guide To Surviving Flu Season

Belle O. Mapa

We all have that one classmate or friend who’s somehow always sick. Or, maybe it’s you, and that’s why you’re reading this article. Hey, look at you (more like, ah-choo?), you came to a good source! Getting sick can be such a huge bummer and blocker when it comes to your studies. A runny nose and ho...

All About Senior High

  7 mins

How To Pair Up General Academic Strand Electives For a Better SHS Experience

Belle O. Mapa

Is this another one of those General Academic Strand college course lists? Well, sort of. Thing is, we at Edukasyon have written quite extensively about the K-12 Academic Strand and the GA Strand. You’ll find that it’s actually one of the best strands to take. Don’t pay any thought to the stere...

Commune

  4 mins

Common Cultural Characteristics Across Southeast Asian Countries

Belle O. Mapa

When planning to study abroad, a major factor that affects your destination decision is the proximity to home. Flights are cheaper, cultures aren’t too different, and chances are visas are easier to bag. So if you’re worried about culture shock but still want a taste of independence in a not-so-far-...

Career Conversations

  4 mins

What Are Some Careers In Early Child Education?

Belle O. Mapa

Got a way with kids? Or maybe you just like the thought of shaping the minds of our future generation! The first years of our lives, after all, are the most important and lay the foundation for our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. So maybe you’ve got a future in early child education or d...

Edukasyon's Guide To

  10 mins

Independence in Practice: A Guide to Elections and Voter Registration

Belle O. Mapa

Voting is one of the foundations of democracy. It’s one of your constitutional rights as a citizen of the Philippines, and it’s one of the ways you can make your future less scary.Elections benefit the country, especially when we elect the right officials and leaders. You have a say in t...

Edukasyon's Guide To

  6 mins

The Complete Guide To The Mindanao State University Scholarship Exam (MSU SASE)

Belle O. Mapa

Want to study at the Mindanao State University as a scholar? You’ve got to take the Mindanao State University Scholarship Exam (MSU SASE) first! Additionally, students who plan to study at Mindanao State University must take and pass the MSU College Entrance Test (CET). Here’s how to...

College Life

  4 mins

Graduation Jitters? Here are 24 Questions for Reflection

Belle O. Mapa

Congrats on #gradwaiting! Hats off to you for finishing four (or more, that’s okay) years of college! At this point, though, you’re probably wondering, what do I do once I’m out in the real world? How ready am I to apply what I’ve learned? Can I even use calculus IRL?First thing’s first, don’t get t...