UNAIR NEWS – Having failed in Best Student (Mawapres) selection, did not stop Lutvy Arsanti to lose hopes. Failed twice in the selection, the student of D3 English Faculty of Vocations (FV) UNAIR is finally able to represent UNAIR in National level Mawapres competition.
Being asked about her determination to be Mawapres, the student known as Lutvy said that her pursue to be a Mawapres was started when she was in PPKMB as a freshman. The student who did not have intention to be in organizations at first, tried a leadership training as one requirement to be a Mawapres.
“I was curious at first about Mawapres during PPKMB, then I learned the requirements needed, and one of them is being active in organizations which I was not interested in actually,” she explained.
Her determination to be Mawapres has met many obstacles. Her opportunity to compete at national level this time happened to be at the same time with her last exam to be graduated. She admitted that she thought of declining Garuda Sakti offer continue at national level.
“At first I wanted to decline Garuda Sakti offer because I was afraid that I will not be able to focus for my last exam,” said the student who is keen on writing and listening to music.
The intention to decline from the student born on August 8, 1995 was not without reasons. After graduated in three year program, she wants to go to Bachelor program.
“After graduation I want to continue to the bachelor program, so I need some preparation too,” she said.
Regardless the obstacles to national competition, the student with GPA 3.72 has her own tricks and ways to manage her tasks. Besides having good time management, Lutvy believes that opportunities do not happen twice.
“Opportunities happen once, so we have to make it counts,” she said.
Not only motivation and time management, she thought that her psychological state should also be prepared. Learning from her seniors’ experiences, not few people resigned because of the last exam. She emphasized the importance to have early preparation for Mawapres competition.
“Learning from their experiences, it’s important to prepare early. Everything cannot be done in a sudden way, including to be a Mawapres,” she said. (*)
Author : Nuri Hermawan
Editor : Dilan Salsabila