A friend of mine recently told me that her mother took away her degree and insisted that she would only give her the degree back when she has paid her mother back for the loan she took from the mother to pay for her degree.
She said that ever since she completed her final exams of her degree, her mother has been going after her asking her for her loan repayment plan.
After returning home from her graduation ceremony, her mother took her degree away from her and locked it up in the safe in her room, telling her to pay up for the loan before she can get her degree back.
She has tried explaining to her mother that without the degree cert, she is unable to show her job interviewers the prove of her degree but her mother won’t buy it.
She told her mother that without a job, she could not repay the study loan she took for her degree back to her but her mother simply just told her that if she has no job, she can always go and drive Grab to earn the money to pay her back.
My friend has not yet found a job also but it is not as if she is not trying as there are many others also with a degree vying for jobs and they have their certs to show at the interviews which adds to their advantage if the employer is looking at the degree before considering to hire.
I also asked her to show her transcript instead but because her results are sub par, she said that she would rather just show her degree cert.
How can I help my friend convince her mother to give her back her degree cert so that she can go for interviews with it?
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