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KC Concepcion, Kiko Pangilinan wax sentimental as Frankie goes to college

/ 11:34 AM August 28, 2019

Frankie Pangilinan’s entire family went to New York to send her off to college before her classes began on Monday, Aug. 26.

Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan dropped Frankie off on her first day at the university, marking the milestone moment in a tweet on Monday.

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“Sending off @kakiep83 to her new school for her first day in College! Brought a bike with me,” he said, posting a selfie of him and his daughter. His caption seemed to reflect his mixed feelings of Frankie studying abroad as he used emoji of hearts and broken hearts.

Big sister KC Concepcion revealed that both she and Frankie were taking their studies in New York, with Concepcion taking up professional studies in gemology, as per her Instagram post today, Aug. 28. She also gave some advice based on her own experience studying in a Paris university.

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On this short but sweet trip I’ve developed feelings for New York 😍 —— My sister is off to college and I’m overflowing with excitement for her! (Plus, I’ve been silently pursuing professional studies in Gemology here while jetting back and forth for work/shoots/endorsements in the PH too!)🗽✨ That means, if we have PARIS, we will also always have NEW YORK! . Thankful that we have opportunities to learn both in our home country and abroad- this is a new chapter for you Frankie and a fresh season for us as a fam😍 I love you and have sooo much faith and hope for you! I can’t believe it’s your turn to do this now!!! I hope you enjoy university as much as I did 🌎 . There will be ups, downs and figuring things out in between and that’s all perfectly fine plus I’m right here if and when you need me as ur big sis ✨🤸🏽‍♀️ Let’s take on NEW YOOOORK!!! 🇺🇸 You can do it!!! x

A post shared by KC – also, Kristina. (@itskcconcepcion) on

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“Thankful that we have opportunities to learn both in our home country and abroad—this is a new chapter for you Frankie and a fresh season for us as a fam,” she said.

“There will be ups, downs and figuring things out in between and that’s all perfectly fine plus I’m right here if and when you need me as ur big sis,” she assured the first-year student. “Let’s take on NEW YOOOORK!!! You can do it!!!”

Last Aug. 18, Cuneta shared on Instagram that she helped Frankie move into her dorm. The family, including the younger kids Miel and Miguel, have been bonding in New York for the past weeks. While separation anxiety seems to be almost inevitable, it is no doubt an exciting time for the family too as they see Frankie fulfill her dreams.

Frankie, a singer-songwriter and fiction writer, has yet to reveal where she is studying, though mom Sharon Cuneta described her choice of college as her “dream school” in a May Instagram post.  /ra

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