67-Year-Old Grandma Takes Entrance Exam at State University in Rizal

67-Year-Old Grandma Earns Admiration Online for Taking College Entrance Exam in Rizal

A 67-year-old woman named Lolita Escal took a college entrance exam at the University of Rizal System in Angono on May 19.

Education is essential for personal and societal development. It provides individuals with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to thrive and contributes to the progress of communities and nations.

Education empowers individuals by giving them the tools to understand and navigate the world. It enables people to make informed decisions, solve problems, and pursue their goals and dreams.

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It opens doors to better job opportunities and higher income and equips individuals with the skills needed to improve their economic status and create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

Recently, the Facebook page “URS Angono Campus – University Supreme Student Government” shared a photo of an elderly woman taking a college entrance exam despite her old age, the post quickly spread like wildfire online.

Nanay Lolita is set to graduate from senior high school, specializing in the Humanities and Social Sciences track. Her determination to continue her education has inspired many, including her teacher, Johanna Barabona.

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Barabona said that despite her hearing difficulties, she actively participates in class discussions and excels in essay writing. The senior citizen student is an inspiration to everyone.

“Sa kabila ng mahinang pandinig, hindi alintana sa kaniya ang pagsali sa aming talakayan. Mahusay rin siya sa pagsulat ng mga sanaysay,” Barabona shared.

“Isa siyang inspirasyon sa lahat. Tunay nga na, anuman ang edad, walang makapipigil sa pag-abot ng mga pangarap!” Barabona added.

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The online community expressed their good wishes and is hoping for Nanay Lolita’s success in passing the admission exam in the comment section of the post.

As of this writing, the post has garnered over 38k reactions, more than 8.3k shares, and 350 comments on social media.

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