Sean James Borja of Ateneo de Manila University tops 2018 Bar Exams

Lian Buan
Sean James Borja of Ateneo de Manila University tops 2018 Bar Exams
(UPDATED) Sean James Borja tops the exams with a score of 89.306%. The other top 10 passers are from the University of San Carlos, Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines, and De La Salle University-Manila.

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Sean James Borja of Ateneo de Manila University topped the 2018 Bar Examinations, the Supreme Court announced on Friday, May 3. (READ: 2018 Bar topnotcher wants to be ‘voice for people who need a voice’)

Borja topped the exams with a score of 89.306%. (READ: FULL LIST: Bar Exams 2018 passers)

The rest of the top 10 are the following:

  • Marcley Augustus Natu-el, University of San Carlos, 87.53%
  • Mark Lawrence Badayos, University of San Carlos, 85.842%
  • Daniel John Fordan, Ateneo de Manila University, 85.443%
  • Katrina Monica Gaw, Ateneo de Manila University, 85.421%
  • Nadaine Tongco, University of the Philippines, 85.032%
  • Patricia Sevilla, University of the Philippines, 84.859%
  • Kathrine Ting, De La Salle University-Manila, 84.857%
  • Jebb Lynus Cane, University of San Carlos, 84.805%
  • Alan Joel Pita, University of San Carlos, 84.693%

BAR TOPNOTCHERS. The top 10 passers of the 2018 Bar Exams. Photos from SC PIO

The passing rate for the 2018 Bar Examinations is 22.07%. A total of 1,800 examinees passed the Bar exams out of 8,158 takers.  –

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