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Joshua Garcia Reveals the Real Reason Why He Wanted to Go Back to College

Turns out, this heartthrob is also a mama's boy.
Joshua Garcia Reveals the Real Reason Why He Wanted to Go Back to College
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Turns out, this heartthrob is also a mama's boy.

Although balancing work and school is far from easy, many Gen Z stars still take their studies seriously. For example, Darna leading man Joshua Garcia recently revealed that he actually returned to college during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Noong pandemic, wala akong magawa. Galing ako sa breakup, then pandemic, inisip kong magbasa ng libro pero 'di enough. Kulang, so sabi ko, bakit 'di kaya mag-aral ako?'" he revealed in a Magandang Buhay guesting.

Since Joshua wasn't that confident about going back to school, he first went to his mom to ask for some advice. "Nag-consult ako kay mama. Sabi ko, 'Ma, mag-aral kaya ako? Tulungan mo nalang ako sa pag-enroll,'" he explained, adding that she even helped him craft his college essay.

"'Pag nag-enroll kasi sa college, parang kailangan pa ng essay. Hindi naman ako sanay ng ganoon kasi napaka-bulakbol ko noong time ko before," he recounts. ICYDK, Joshua was forced to drop out of high school when his father suddenly lost his job.

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But thanks to his mom, Joshua was admitted to an entrepreneurship course at Southville International School Affiliated with Foreign Universities last 2020. And yes, Joshua's mom is still his go-to study buddy until now!

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"Siy 'yung consultant ko sa [school]. Ang setup namin is gagawin ko 'yung papers, tapos i-po-proofread niya. Aayusin niya 'yung mga sentences, 'yung words," he shared.

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"Siya 'yung mas tumulong sa'kin na makabalik sa pag-aaral," he concluded. "'Yun ang naging bonding namin. Ngayon, mas bumibisita na siya sa bahay."

You can watch Joshua's full interview here:


This story originally appeared on Candymag.comMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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