Isaiah Mari Codilla of Mabini (Tagum) Center
You as a Kumon student may say,
“Why finish it?”
“What’s the point?”
“It’s too tiring.”
As a Kumon Completer, I can say it is perfectly okay to think about those things. I have been there and you are not alone. When I was at that point in my Kumon journey, I really wanted to quit. All I thought of was how much work I had to do before I could complete the Math Program.
If you feel like quitting, and have the same thoughts I had but you also want to finish it badly, try this:
Don’t think of how far you’ll have to go; rather, think of how far you’ve come. If you were able to do it before, how much more in the future?
Think positively. Think of your reward. Changing my perspective helped me greatly throughout my Kumon journey.
Choose to make each of your worksheets a masterpiece. Do it little by little. Don’t think of that enormous pile of worksheets you have to answer; rather, focus on that next question you are going to solve.
And to those Kumon students who are in their last levels and feel like quitting: