Computing the UPG for the UPCAT

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UPG Computation

It has been the concern of every UPCAT examinee. You’ve heard of it but it’s still remains a mystery. It’s the UPG. Here are some information to shed some light… UPG, or the University Predicted Grade, is a composite score made up of the applicant’s weighted UPCAT test scores and weighted grades from high school. In addition, other factors like …


Wait List, Reconsideration and Appeal Procedure for UPLB 2019

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Pending Case, Appeals, Reconsiderations

UPLB has released their wait list, reconsideration and appeal procedure this year. Filing of Wait list Applications: starts on April 29, 2019 (Monday). Deadline of Filing Applications: May 17, 2019 (Friday). FLOW CHART OF APPLICATION FOR WAITLIST FOR FIRST SEMESTER 2019-2020 UPLB Waitlist Criteria 2019 Must satisfy the absolute cut-off of 2.800 for wait list applicants Must satisfy the UPG …


Excellence and Equity: UP’s Great Balancing Act (UPG)

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Jo Florendo B. Lontoc   Since its establishment in 1908, the University of the Philippines has prided itself on being the "premiere State University," the "university of the people," and "the national university." All of these descriptions suggest a university in the service of what has become a nation of 85 million Filipinos and there is no doubt that over …

How the EEAS Works: A Tale of Two Applicants

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HOW THE EEAS WORKS: A Tale of Two Applicants Jo. Florendo B. Lontoc January is almost over. Alfredo Bagombong of Dapdap, Lucban, Quezon Province, and a fourth year student of Dapdap Barangay High School, feels his life suspended like a ripe patola as he tethers the family's carabao to a tree trunk at the edge of the tubigan. His neighbor, …


What is the UPCAT?

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The University of the Philippines College Admission Test or more popularly known as the UPCAT is a qualifying test administered to students who would like to study at the University of the Philippines.   Admission Into the University Through the UPCAT If you decide to take the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT), you will be one among many thousands who …