- A young woman has taken to social media to share her story of how it took her eight years to complete her chemical engineering degree
- Koketso Mbewe who graduated from the University of Pretoria spoke about how it affected her self-esteem
- She advised people to not box themselves or hide their truth out of fear of rejection as everyone has a different story
A young woman has taken to Facebook to share the journey of obtaining her degree in chemical engineering. Koketso Mbewe graduated from the University of Pretoria after eight years of studying for her four-year degree.
She shared the reality of studying and that it's not all glam and fun. She said she had experienced a lot of self-esteem issues and that her confidence was massively bruised due to the time it took her to complete her degree.
Part of the post read:
"In those 8 years, I have also learned to discover adventures in the form of social development projects, volunteering, being part of fellowships (on governance, leadership & entrepreneurship) and doing public speaking."
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Read the full post below:
Legit.ng took to the comments section to compile a few of the congratulatory messages Kekotso received.
Thobani Bangani wrote:
"I'm happy that someone shares this because the pressure we get from our parents is boring and bona they don't want to understand how difficult to obtain a degree."
Ngoepe Advise commented:
"Yes girl! I like that part where you found yourself and also managed to get good mentors and friends plus networking. You've reached milestones."
Kamani Ramasamy said:
"You completed it and have the proof in your hands. That's what matters. Well done, may you continue in your accomplishments."
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In other good news about new graduates, Legit.ng reported that a young graduate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology named Prosper Setsoafia is contesting as parliamentary candidate for the Anlo Constituency.
In an exclusive interview with Legit.ng, the young graduate mentioned that he also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Education, Winneba.
When asked why he was running for the high office in his constituency, the aspiring MP revealed that he hopes to bring the constituency to the high level it is supposed to be.
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