Most of us spend our free time on social media such as Twitter, YouTube, and the ever-popular TikTok. At this point, we can probably pinpoint and name a few people we can consider our faves. Many of them have even resorted to becoming a full-time content creator on these platforms. But beyond their funny, relatable tweets and amusing TikToks, these internet personalities have aspired to acquire a hard-earned college diploma.
Many netizens loved Macoy Dubs' Auntie Julie, the progressive rendition of the Titas of Manila. He's also the person behind the hilarious dubs of popular films like Mean Girls. Before becoming an internet star, Macoy took up AB Communication Arts at Colegio de San Juan de Letran. Now, Macoy also doubles as an instructor for his alma mater.
Best known for his school series on TikTok and for popularizing the phrase, "Luh, bhie," Marvin is now a full-time content creator. Before committing to his new career path, he took up BS Pharmacy at Our Lady of Fatima - Quezon City and worked as a licensed pharmacist for Department of Health for five years.
Frankie went to New York for college. While schools abroad most often won’t require you to declare a major immediately upon entering college, Frankie shares that she chose to major in Literature. ICYDK, she's also a writer and has a dedicated Twitter account for all her written works.
You may know her as ~that~ conyo girl on TikTok, but IRL, Rain is also the courtside reporter for Adamson University during UAAP games. Rain is currently taking up BA Broadcast Communication at UP Diliman.
Before becoming a TikTok sensation, Jose "Dora" Dorado first went viral for doing BLACKPINK's iconic "Kill This Love" dance moves on stage after receiving his diploma. Dora Dorado graduated from UP Diliman with a degree in Clothing Technology.
Christine Samson has a cult following on social media. She's also known as the Genie-nga on noontime program It's Showtime. While on the cusp of internet fame, Christine graduated from Bulacan State University where she took up Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting.
Mimiyuuuh is known for popularizing the "It Really Hurts" TikTok challenge, among other iconic trends. You'll also find her dressed in really cool outfits you wish you could pull off, but it's probably because she graduated with a degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising from De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde.
Voice-over artist Inka Magnaye got real about ~not~ having a college diploma. "I had to work VERY hard to get to where I am in my own industry," she shares in a series of tweets. "School isn’t everything, yes. But if you have the means to finish school, then PLEASE STAY IN SCHOOL."
But if she did get the chance to live the collegiate life, Inka said she would’ve liked to take a course related to linguistics or archaeology.
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