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11 Ways to Prepare for the UPCAT and other College Entrance Tests Without Leaving Your Home

by Sir Ian |

Stay at home UPCAT CET preparation

You home?! Most probably. The COVID-19 crisis has affected our day-to-day lives and disrupted the way we do things dramatically. Staying at home for the moment is the safest way to avoid getting infected. However, we will eventually recover and move on with our lives. And one thing is certain – there will be college entrance tests (CETs) in a …

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USTET Reconsideration 2020

by Sir Ian |

USTET reconsideration

The University of Santo Tomas Entrance Test (USTET) results are out. However, you might be one of those who did not qualify for the course you applied for. Maybe you just had one subtest score not making it to the cutoff. Almost qualified, but just didn’t make it. Sayang. The question now is… Is there still a chance to get …

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6 Things Parents Must Do To Help Their Child Prepare For The UPCAT And Other College Entrance Exams

by Sir Ian |

6 things parents must do to help their child prepare for the UPCAT

The level of involvement to a child’s education and future career path is one segment of parenthood that many find conflicting. As parents, it is natural to feel the need to guide our children throughout the whole process. However, being too overly involved in the education of our kids also brings to the table its own set of problems. You …

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Why Should Your Child Take the UPCAT?

by Sir Ian |

UP Oblation - Why take the UPCAT

Every year about 100,000 students take the UPCAT. Why do they take it? Should your child also take it? Below are five reasons why your child should take the UPCAT. 1. The high quality of a UP education It’s unquestionable. UP is the undisputed premier university in the country. Based on the study conducted by Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) and …

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5 Techniques to Remember Everything You Learn

by Sir Ian |

After a class with your teacher or a seminar you attended, how much do you really remember? I won’t be surprised if you answered “a little” or “none at all.” Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We have been learning our whole lives; our entire childhood was spent in school. We attended class, listened to lectures, answered our assignments and took …

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Partial List of High Schools Offering Senior High School Released

by Sir Ian |

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According to the Department of Education (DepEd), the partial list of high schools that will offer senior high school (SHS) is now available for download. DepEd released the partial list online, composed of DepEd and non-DepEd schools, technical vocational institutions (TVIs), higher education institutions (HEIs), state universities and colleges (SUCs). DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro issued a statement that the …

UPCAT to be ‘Reinvented’

by Sir Ian |

According to a statement by UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion last April 14, the UPCAT will be ‘reinvented’ to assess higher skills of graduates of Grade 12. “UPCAT, our admissions exam in UP, will be reinvented to be able to assess higher skills: knowledge, values, skills and competencies of our senior high school graduates from grade 12,” …

Employers Prioritize This In A Fresh Grad’s Resume – And It’s Not Your Grades Or Your Alma Mater

by Sir Ian |

In the previous article (READ: Top 12 Universities Favored By Companies And Employers), we mentioned that the school where a job applicant came from still matters. However, according to the Jobs and Salary Report 2015 by Jobstreet.com, the school you came from is NOT the number one basis for acceptance. Your grades is not at the top either. If you …

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12 Things You Need To Know About K to 12

by Sir Ian |

Since the enactment of the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, the government has started the implementation of the K to 12 program. However, now that it is being rolled out to schools, critics are calling for its But what really is the K to 12 program (aside from the fact that there will be 2 additional years to the …