UPCAT This 2015 Confirmed

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UPDATE (June 8, 2015): UP has released the schedule of the UPCAT It’s now official. There will be an UPCAT this year 2015 (READ: Is there an UPCAT this year? A Free Report). The University of the Philippines Admission Office has confirmed that the UPCAT will be held this year. However, as of now, there are no dates yet on …

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5 Techniques to Remember Everything You Learn

by Ian Escamos |

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 …

UPCAT to be ‘Reinvented’

by Ian Escamos |

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,” …

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Is There An UPCAT This 2015?

by Neb Perez |

As a mentor of students taking college entrance exams, I have been asked the range of questions about the UPCAT… “How is the UPCAT computed?” “When will the results be released?” “I missed the UPCAT last August, is there another UPCAT this year?” (a recent question and the answer is “NO”) While most of the answers to these questions are …

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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 …

10 UPCAT Commandments

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It may just be common sense to know the ten UPCAT Commandments, but to break any one of them may jeopardize your thorough preparation and test-taking skills. These 10 Commandments are simple yet essential, basic yet crucial, and easy to follow yet often forgotten. You need to make a checklist on these all-important UPCAT laws.

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, …