Education is the key to success. Filipino students are known for being some of the most educated people in the world. We’re also renowned for our high scores and rankings on international tests, but we have another side that you might not know about. Pinoy student can be crazy and wacky too! In this blog post, we’ll talk about different types of hilarious students character you’ll find in your Filipino classroom or around campus grounds.
1. The Latecomer
The one who is always late to the Filipino classroom has a million excuses for why they’re late. Seriously, what’s wrong with them? They can’t just be on time like everyone else! They always say that their alarm didn’t go on, and there was enormous traffic on EDSA or some other ridiculous excuse like “I forgot” – which codes a language for not wanting to be in school today! And sometimes, we can’t help but wonder if it’s all true or not.
2. The Noisy Chatter
This type of Pinoy student never stops talking even when you ask her nicely. She always has the best stories and gossip, and she is so funny! It would be like an endless echo chamber in your head if you were foolish enough to let this person continue talking. It doesn’t matter how funny she might be, as everyone ends up tuning out her voice due to her constant chattering on about nonsense for hours at a time.
3. The Artist
This league of Filipino students is the creative type in the class who can’t focus on their studies because he’s too busy drawing or doodling in class. His artistic skill is top-notch. He will draw whatever he sees in the classroom and turn it into a masterpiece of art. He is like Leonardo da Vinci or Pablo Picasso. If he doesn’t like you, he will be drawing caricatures of you in the most unflattering way possible.
4. The Quiet One
He always has this aura of mystery around him that makes people want to know more because we don’t hear from this Pinoy student much in class or outside school! It may be hard at first when this kid doesn’t say anything throughout class time, but once you get to know them more, it turns out that he has a lot of things to say! It would be best if you gave him enough chances so he can open up about himself. Notice, He always gets the award for being the most obedient in the classroom.
5. The Mischievous
These type of Filipino high school students brings chaos to the class. But it’s all for fun!
He can be your best friend or worst enemy. He has the habit of saying the wrong things at the wrong time, but you know he doesn’t mean anything by what he says. All his jokes are just mischievous, not malicious intent. You’ll find out that once you give him a chance to show how witty and funny he is, everyone will enjoy being around him in class and outside school too.”
The teacher’s blood pressure usually rises when they see the mischievous because of his antics that bring into the classroom. The teasing he does in the class, the poker face he has when doing it, and his ability to make funny faces are just some of his repertoire that makes him a favourite among the students. His jokes can also be a hit or miss, though, but even if people don’t laugh at what he said, they still appreciate how much effort he put in making those jokes.”
The class will never get boring with this type of student because there’s always something going on whenever you have this Pinoy student around. He might not be as academically inclined, but teachers should take note because, without that one character like him, the classroom would feel so bland and lifeless!”
6. The Trying Hard
These are Filipino college students with an accent that makes it hard for other people to understand them. They always speak in grammar that you have never heard before.
They speak in such a strong accent that it’s hard for other people to understand them.
You’ll know when they are speaking because you will hear studentstalking about how funny the grammar is, or you might see someone laughing hysterically after hearing something from them. “She speaks English with a hard Bisaya accent.”
Sometimes these Filipino words may be strange and unfamiliar, but then again: who doesn’t love new things? It’s like opening up your world to a whole new level of understanding!
7. The Smiling Assassin
The Pinoy student who can’t stop laughing at everything! Even if it’s not funny at all, he’ll still grin and laugh. He’s always so happy and giggly even when you’re the most grumpy person in the world!
The Smiling Assassin is like that student who has one of those personalities where it feels like they can cheer up anyone no matter their mood. You know, every time the Smiling Assassin walks into a Filipino classroom, the student will smile just because he entered.
Every Filipino high school students have at least one of these personalities and traits! If not more than twenty! We wouldn’t want to live without them. Say hello to your new best friend:
8. Teacher’s Pet
Well, what do you know? The teacher’s pet has made its way to the blog post! You might think that they are these innocent little angels who are always polite, but actually, there’s more to them than meets the eye.
The teacher’s pet usually has a massive ego because teachers love them the most in Filipino classrooms and don’t mind when they answer all of the questions or talk aloud without being called on.
This league of Filipino students are the teacher’s spy for when the teacher isn’t around, and they will expose all the classmates who are noisy and talk behind the teachers back.
Teachers love them because they are either a) so bright that students can’t keep up with their teaching or b) so dumb but show promise of being “the next Einstein.”
9. The Escape Artist
This league of Filipino students are like stealthy ninjas and will find an excuse to get out of a subject or lesson they don’t understand. He will go out in the class, whether on the window or the main door when the teacher is not looking back at the level to “escape” the lesson.
He is the one who always says, “Sige po.” This type of student will try and stay patient until something clicks with them, but this type will immediately jump ship if it doesn’t work for them in the first few minutes. They also have no qualms about coming up with people’s names so that they can escape their class without offending anybody.
The good thing is that these flighty kids usually end up being very successful later on because they’re not afraid to start over from scratch when things go wrong (or take risks). And even though you might be frustrated by his/her attitude now, he’ll thank you eventually for jumping through hoops to help him.
10. The Gossip Queen
Most of the league of Filipino students are very quiet during class, but there’s always the one who loves to talk. The Gossip Queen is the type of student you’ll only have in high school or college because they love being loud and will tell you about all their classmates’ latest romantic entanglements so that people know that “they were here.”
The good thing is that these students can be great for a laugh when everybody needs it – even if she can’t stop talking! And sometimes, this person has exciting things to say about what happens at home and on the street. She is like a news anchor and knows all the inside scoop about who’s with who and what happened at school.
If you want to make friends, this is usually a great person to start with because she can introduce you around or give you some information on your classmates to help you get settled in faster!
When Filipino Gossip Queen gets mad? You better hope nobody else knows your password.
11. The Rich Kid
This student is the one who seems always to have a lot of money in his pocket and will usually be seen driving around on their brand new motorcycle or car. They might also seem like they’re “above” everyone else, being that sometimes he’ll only hang out with prettier people than him or her, even though they are just as popular and so cool that every student wishes they were Rich like him.
He always got something too new to show off to his classmates, for example, an expensive watch or a new pair of Jordan shoes.
These Filipino college students are always bragging about their family’s wealth and the big cars they own or will be driven around in!
12. The Showman
This student is blessed with all the talent, from singing to dancing. He got you all covered. Other students usually admire the Showman because he can bring a dull classroom into an exciting one with his dance moves performance and his singing angelic voice ability. He sometimes brings guitar in the class to show off his plucking skills or just practising his routine Xdance activities just to show-offs.
13. The Natural Leader
This league of Filipino students are usually the class President because of their natural presence in the class. The so-called Natural Leader has a “big voice in the classroom” that everyone wants to know. He might not be as academically adept, but he’s always at the forefront of every activity in the school because of his natural leadership skills and natural charisma for the people. He has a way with the students and teachers and knows how to lead them.
14. The Nerd
A student type who quickly knows the answer to everything is usually The Nerd. They are often seen as “know-it-alls”. Sometimes, they might not be suitable in other subjects like physical education or may have some learning difficulties because of their excessive focus on academic excellence.
This type of Filipino college students are usually intelligent and does not want to be bothered with socializing. They spend a lot of time in the library during recess, often seen reading books or doing research on projects assigned by their teacher or parents.
The Nerd has such a fantastic memory that it’s always fun for them to brag about how much they know everything.
This student can also be very competitive with great minded peers or siblings, so if you’re looking for someone easygoing, this isn’t the right person for you.
15. The Classroom Clown
Some students love to make noise in the classroom, either by talking or being a goofball.
This Filipino Classroom Clown usually cannot sit still and are constantly moving around. He has no problem speaking up, so they will often ask questions that don’t matter but want to know because it’s fun for him.
Often, his classmates laugh with him while the teacher may not find this behaviour appropriate, primarily when assigned. Classroom clowns don’t care what people think about them, though and do whatever makes themselves happy regardless of anyone else who likes it; as long as they’re having a good time, that’s all that matters!
Classroom Clowns are hyper and loud Filipino high school students that you will never forget about. He can make any day better with his light humour and enthusiasm for school work. Sometimes it seems like all the laughter has gone away from him when he gets into complex subjects or tests, but it’s okay because we know deep down inside what type of person he is: someone who likes to laugh and joke around!
This student isn’t someone who should be taken seriously
16. The School Absentee
These are the Filipino college students that you would rarely see in the class. They usually don’t come to school, and when they do, you’ll notice that they’re always wearing the same thing. It might be a good idea to make sure these students are okay!
This Filipino league student has millions of excuse, too, like stomachache, toothache and the list goes on.
The School Absentee is usually one of those students who are forgotten, so make sure they’re okay too!
17. The Sleepyhead
I Don’t know what is wrong with them, but they always had their head on the desk while in class. I’m not sure if these Filipino college students are just tired or what! You always ask yourself what are they thinking.
They might not be the best students, but they are always good friend to have in your class!
18. Back to Back
This is the type of student that did not pass and come back for the following year.
– And if you’re wondering what type of grades they are bragging about, it’s always their grades from last semester or term.
The student I don’t know how to deal with is the back to back students! They never get tired of talking and telling stories about past events in his class (even though we’ve been through this a million times).
19. The Business Minded
You already guess it! This type of student always carries a sling bag with him with all his merchandise to sell. He is the Businessman Minded of the group. Ask him everything you want, and he will sell you anything. From beauty products, thesis papers, and test answers – he can produce that if the price is right.
This student is the one that you can’t find with Filipino high school students. They are always busy, and they never stop working because he thinks of this as his business, which it is to him!
20. The Prince Charming
The Prince Charming in school. He is very popular on the campus. Like the knight in shining armour, he is the one who carries out all of the students’ actions. He always has a massive smile on his face, and they are beautiful, too!
What’s more? They also have that charm that the ladies fall for him because, for every word he speaks, it comes out like poetry or something so beautiful to all the ladies! This type, in general, makes everyone swoon with their voice and looks, but there isn’t anything overly special about him.
He brings a lot of charisma into the classroom with his qualities: being charming, handsome, and funny jokes here and there which make this student want to be around him all day long; however, this doesn’t mean you can take advantage of him easily since he’s the type of Filipino high school students that will make you work for it.
There you have it. As you can see, Filipino students are a colourful bunch. They may be shy or introverted in other aspects of their lives, but they’re at their best when it comes to school and academics. Yet the most exciting thing about them is that Filipinos rank 61 among the happiest people on earth despite all this craziness! What does this say about our culture? You might think that we need more discipline from teachers and parents (and sometimes we do). But what if having these crazy types around actually makes us happy? It’s time for a change then- let’s embrace the wackier side of life.
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