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Six tips to nail that college admission interview

Imagine this scenario: the results of the college entrance examinations has just been released. However, instead of just seeing whether you’re qualified or not, it was indicated that you will be lined up for interview first. What do you do now? Of course, one way

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CHED Chair Licuanan resigns amidst long feud with President Duterte

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan announced her resignation during the agency’s flag ceremony this Monday morning. Licuanan told CHED employees that over the weekend, she received a phone call from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to resign, according to GMA News‘ Maki Pulido. Licuanan

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The pain of getting admitted in a university you cannot afford

“Passing a university’s entrance exam is one thing. Having the money to actually enroll there is another story,” The Filipino Scribe wrote on Twitter last weekend. The post quickly became viral in the days that followed, getting over 2,000 retweets and 13,500 likes. It also prompted former

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Ica Policarpio and the missing rich young woman syndrome

In the United States, they have what’s called the “missing white woman syndrome” which refers to the extensive attention the media and the public in general gives to missing beautiful and upper-to-miccle class white women. Parenthetically, missing people who don’t fit this description like African-Americans

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Teaching certificate program in the Philippines

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) is requiring non-education graduates to earn 18 units in professional education before they can be eligible to take the licensure exam for teachers or LET. Hence, a lot of teacher education institutions around the country have developed their respective teaching