Sometimes, we have our own career paths in mind, but life has a way of taking us through some detours. The courses we decide to take in college don't always mean it's the field we're pursuing professionally for the rest of our lives. The same can also be said for our favorite celebrities.
These stars were also college students who had a career goal in mind that's quite different from what they're pursuing now. And in the end, everything seemed to have worked out for the better anyway!
1. Maris Racal
Maris is currently busy with her acting and music projects. Before pursuing show biz full-time, Maris took up Medical Technology at Trinity University of Asia and originally planned on pursuing a career in the medical field.
2. Pia Wurtzbach
In college, the 2015 Miss Universe took up Culinary Arts. Aside from being a full-fledged celebrity, Pia also serves as an ambassador for UNAIDS and WWF.
3. Atom Araullo
Atom has established a career in journalism. But before that, the Iskolar ng Bayan actually majored in Physics back in college.
4. Kim Atienza
Popularly called Kuya Kim, he's served as a TV host on popular shows like It's Showtime and his own educational series Matanglawin. In college, Kuya Kim was a Film major.
5. Maricar Reyes-Poon
Even though she isn't a practicing physician, Filipina actress and entrepreneur Maricar Reyes-Poon is a graduate of Medicine.
6. BJ Pascual
Aside from being one of the most in-demand photographers in the local entertainment industry, BJ has also officially ventured into vlogging. But did you know that he was an International Studies graduate from De La Salle University?
7. Robi Domingo
You'll catch Robi slaying all his hosting stints, but the TV personality was once on the road to reaching for the MD title.
*This story originally appeared on Candymag.com. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.