How it started vs how it’s going: Youth edition

Published October 19, 2020, 9:49 AM

by Vianca Gamboa

The Internet has recently been swept up with a trend that celebrates humble beginnings and transformations. “How it started vs how it’s going” compares the progression from the starting line as told through personal photos, screenshots of chatbox exchanges, and memes. There are entries from couples, celebrities, brands, the LGBTQ+ community, but here are our favorite tweets that hit close to home (and school).

Getting accepted in a university vs struggling to keep that GPA? We’re seeing a lot of retweets from UP students. 

Oh, we’ve always known since your Camp Rock days, Alison.

Raise your hand if you’re really guilty of this.

Here’s Johan Kyle snagging *that* scholarship from one of his dream film schools in New York City. 

Healthcare advocate Desmond Jumbam rose from what seems to be a washed-out shack to Harvard Medical School. 

We’ve all been there. 

It was only a kiss. IT WAS ONLY A KISS.

A friendly reminder to not cram your essays, or you’ll end up like this.

2021 better be good. 

That kinda hurts, sis.