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A part of me thinks she just wanted to get a degree and just move on with her career. I don’t know if there is a disconnect between Ashley and her family’s finances, but there was a previous post talking about how her parents donated money to a school program. If they were capable of donating money to a university, they should be capable of funding for her college. If she felt education was very important, she has the opportunities to take college classes at high school given her parent’s academic background rather than just working. Some schools offer college classes to high school students for free as well so that can invalidate the notion of saving up for college. Also her parents are professors of a university. Depending on the university, if your parents work at that university, you can get in for free. I think Ashley is justifying her reasons to graduate college early and such through saving money; however, we see her with expensive makeovers of her dorm and buying ludicrously expensive clothes. Although she’s academically smart, some of the choices she has made actually made me question things. Like she chose UCLA because of its reputation. However, she doesn’t really use the network and the resources UCLA has to offer to build her reputation as she shortened her college career by 2 years. She demeans other girls yet she builds a base of being relatable or a “big sister” to other girls, which is horrid. She’s giving advice about college which not that many individuals can relate to as well, and is possibly detrimental. You need a strong academic foundation in order to maintain that many classes without burning out/stressing out/falling into an unhealthy mental state. She also chose to attend a university that has very expensive tuition, when there’s a university around her home area that she could attend at a cheaper cost. She promotes sustainability, yet her sponsorship with Amazon. The fact that she also brought up something that really personal about her sister’s ED also speaks about her as well.
No, she isn’t supposed to have amazing transparent character. It is something to strive for, but that’s up to her. However, if she wants people to stop commenting about how she affords her lifestyle and potentially reduce the amount of hate comments she obtains,she should be transparent on how she’s able to afford her lifestyle. She doesn’t owe anyone anything. However, people are going to ask questions about these topics. She can clear it up with a video and the discussion can die then and there. She chose to express herself in the Internet and maintain an audience - which the audience will have questions.
The Youtube algorithm aligns with your previously watched videos and alters the videos suggestions towards your preferences. Hence why certain Youtubers come up more than usual in your feed. We aren’t hating or bitter because she is doing well for herself, the issue is with character. The main issue with Michelle that I currently have, and what others may have as well, is that she doesn’t give credit where credit is due. She has worked hard for sure, but what’s so bad about acknowledging the fact that her family has supported her in more ways than one? It shows that shes self-aware of her situation and in essence, her character. For her to say that she got to her current situation on her own without any help is like basically lying to her viewers/fanbase (like, your parents have to help you when you’re a child). As her subscribers increase, people will become curious on how does she afford to rent at NYC and vice versa. I want to know how (or if) she used her degree from Korea and if she had any difficulties with obtaining a job in the States given she had a degree outside of the country. Cause from the past vlogs, I haven’t really heard anything in brief about the type of work that she is doing on the basis of her degree. Or a vlog about how she affords her lifestyle.
Depending on your school's policy on failed classes, if you retake those classes and get a better score, the grade will be replaced with the higher grade and it can increase your GPA. Since you've taken the class previously, you know about the topics that are going to be covered. You are able to prepare more for that class and know what to do to ensure a good grade. You can take other classes that you are interested in as well and boost your GPA up that way too. From what I heard, GPA does matter but you need to network or have internships in order to obtain a job, and if you have a passion for that field that's supposedly better than the GPA you got in college (Again from what I've heard). You shouldn't worry about being behind classes. People complete college at different rates, things happen in life. Some people have to go back to college because they realized that they had a passion that was different from the major that they graduated with, or they can't get a job with their degree. Worst case scenario, if you aren't able to get the scholarship, going to community college(if you're attending a 4- year) might help. The classes are cheap and the credits should be transferable to a 4-year university. The professors at a community college might be better at teaching because they want to prepare students for the courses at a 4-year. Your mileage may vary though. Although you didn't want someone to comment on this, I'm also taking a challenging major and I can relate to your struggles.
"Comparison is a thief of joy." Although your friend is a trainee for the company, that doesn't mean that you can't make your own strides of tiny accomplishments in life. And memorable accomplishments can come to people at different times. Maybe the tiny ones can snowball into a bigger one as well. Life is weird, and if there is a case where the accomplishments that you've made aren't memorable, you strived to achieve in a thing that you liked and developed more as a person in general. I hoped it helped a bit.
She isn't a really good role model to what to strive for. 14 hours of studying is extreme and not that many people can achieve that in given situations. People have other things to do in life such as work. As others said, she can be well suited academically, but she's still naive about the world around her. Being very good at one aspect of life yet neglecting the others can affect her life post education. It's one thing to study hours on end, and it's another to know how to study effectively and with efficiency within a short amount of time. You need sleep or else your brain will eat itself. Apologizing for little things is kind of weird though. Things happen in life and you have to be flexible. Those little things don't really matter in the end compared to the big picture. Wait I don't really get her logic. She fears failure yet what if she fails at something outside of studying considering she doesn't focus on other parts of life rather that just studying? I'm kind of worried about her well being though, cause she's 17 with that mindset of perfectionism. Things happen in life which can affect that mindset, will she be able to deal with it in a healthy way?
Well if anything, this site kind of serves as exposure for her to her shop and blog. Depending on how savvy she is in terms of marketing, she can use this site as a way to improve herself and gain more followers in turn. Some people in this thread liked her aesthetics as well which can help her one way or another. Since there is constructive criticism on her writing in this forum, maybe she can use it as a way to expand to a different writing style and experiment, gaining more followers and such. The forum or err internet in general can serve a lesson as to having a thick skin on the Internet or else you are gonna get eaten alive. She's 29 and sensitive to the posts that criticizes her, she was criticized before PULL talked about her. You would think she might've developed some thick skin from that instance, but guess not. Same feelings for the cat and mother stuff. She's 29 and called our mothers failures within a flowery prose. That's like what a child would do. She has an English degree, why does she need to resort to that when she can apply her English degree and come up with something better.
Well then, hey Sude! Hm maybe she doesn't photoshop cause she wasn't able to change the department she is under for her uni. Wait she's in college, why does she care about what people say about her online when she needs to focus on her education.
She's disgusted with us? I'm disgusted with her not going to the vet for her cat after that dryer incident. If commenting and critiquing about how an individual fetishizes, sexualizes, offends others (along with other things) is bullying, then I want to know what's Moon's definition of bullying is. If commenting about using a religion as an aesthetic rather than actually practicing it is bullying, if commenting about how plagiarism is bad is bullying, if commenting about how Kenna sends her fans to harass others is bullying, then my mother along with other users' mothers aren't failures (also how dare she). My mom raised me to look through a person as an individual, not just the superficial parts of them. Look through their aesthetics or the flowy phrases to find their actual personality.
You can get your masters in a different degree. There's a person who I know that got their undergrad degree in bioengineering but she hates it, so she's trying to go get a master's in mech engineering. But check with your college/uni programs and requirements.