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Results: August 2019 Social Worker board exam

Aug 29, 2019 - 10:59 PM

2,723 out of 5,880 passed the Social Worker Licensure exam

Results: February 2019 Master Plumber board exam

Feb 15, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Master Plumbers

Results: October 2018 Certified Public Accountant board exam

Oct 23, 2018 - 9:58 AM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Certified Public Accountants!

Results: October 2018 Chemist, Chemical Technician board exam

Oct 15, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Chemists & Chemical Technicians

Results: August 2018 Sanitary Engineers board exam

Aug 15, 2018 - 9:46 AM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Sanitary Engineers

Results: July 2018 Social Worker board exam

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:58 AM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Social Workers

Bar topnotchers and their passions: Poverty, health, political dynasties

May 01, 2018 - 11:52 AM

We asked the new lawyers what they think is the biggest threat to the legal profession. They all seem to agree the threat is coming from within their ranks.

CLOCKWISE: Top 3 Camille Remoroza from Ateneo de Davao, Top 6 Lorenzo Luigi Gayya from UST, Top 18 Aecaya Christine Calero from UST and Top 9 Klinton Torralba from UST

Photo congratulating 2017 Bar topnotcher ready days before results, says USLS prof

Apr 27, 2018 - 8:53 PM

What made former USLS College of Law dean Ralph Sarmiento believe Mark John Simondo would someday top the Bar? The student's brilliant answer to a 'very complicated problem about the relationship of the bill of rights and the powers of the state'

2017 Bar exam topnotcher wants to be a lawyer for the poor

Apr 27, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle says a lawyer does not have to join government to be able to serve the public

LA SALLE'S PRIDE. Bar examination 2017 topnotcher Mark John Simondo (right) holds a press conference in Bacolod City on Thursday night, April 26, 2018, hours after the Bar exam results are announced. He is with (from left) former University of Saint La Salle College of Law dean Ralph Sarmiento, USLS president Brother Kenneth Martinez, and USLS College of Law dean Rosanne Juliana Gonzaga. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

'Try and try': Bar 2017 takers say failure is not the end

Apr 26, 2018 - 7:19 PM

This was the 4th time both Leslie Llagas and Katherine Macaroy took the Bar. Despite failing several times, their dream to be a licensed lawyer has never faded.

Bar exam 2017 topnotcher is also a registered nurse

Apr 26, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Before becoming the 2017 Bar exams topnotcher, Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle in Bacolod was also the law school's valedictorian and, before that, a magna cum laude graduate of nursing

FULL LIST: Bar Exam 2017 passers

Apr 26, 2018 - 1:43 PM

A total of 1,724 examinees pass the 2017 Bar Examinations

Photo by Bong Santisteban

Mark Simondo of University of St La Salle Bacolod tops 2017 Bar Exams

Apr 26, 2018 - 1:06 PM

(UPDATED) The 2017 Bar Exam topnotcher is Mark Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod with a grade of 91.05%

Photo from @SCPh_PIO

Results: January 2018 Sanitary Engineer board exam

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Sanitary engineers

Results: August 2017 Sanitary Engineer board exam

Aug 15, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Sanitary engineers

Great lawyers form under most terrible conditions

May 22, 2017 - 7:24 PM

Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency

2016 Bar passers take their oaths before justices of the Supreme Court at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on May 22, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PRC Results: May 2017 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination

May 12, 2017 - 8:49 AM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed civil engineers

LIST: Passers: 2017 Philippine Law School Admission Test

May 05, 2017 - 5:00 PM

A total of 6 575 out of 8 074 pass the first ever Philippine Law School Admission Test

High school teacher from Ilocos places 6th in Bar

May 04, 2017 - 6:54 PM

Mark Dave Camarao makes history for Northwestern University Ilocandia s premiere university in Laoag City

TOPNOTCHER. Mark Camarao becomes the second bar topnotcher produced by the Northwern University in almost six decades.

List of passers: 2016 Bar exams

May 03, 2017 - 12:01 PM

A total of 3 747 out of 6 344 examinees pass the exams

CSC to release results of civil service exam in Hong Kong

Dec 16, 2016 - 1:21 PM

The list of passers will be posted on the CSC website at www csc gov ph

UP Law graduate is 2015 Bar topnotcher

May 03, 2016 - 12:58 PM

3rd UPDATE Four out of the top 10 passers come from UP

BAR TOPNOTCHER. Rachel Angeli Miranda is the 2015 Bar topnotcher. Photo from the Supreme Court

K to 12 effect: UP lists smallest number of UPCAT passers

Dec 17, 2015 - 11:10 PM

There has also been a huge drop in the number of UPCAT takers in 2015 due to the K to 12 program that prevents 4th year high school students from graduating

'Salubong' blast victim passes 2014 Bar exams

Mar 27, 2015 - 1:54 PM

God took my leg not my dream says 2014 Bar exams passer Joanna Katrina Ledda who lost her left leg in the blast that marred the 2010 Bar exams

Photo from Jokat Ledda's Facebook account

Antiqueña Bar topnotcher lost mom, brother to Typhoon Frank

Mar 26, 2015 - 8:19 PM

The incident ‘made her even stronger [to] resolve that despite this setback she would help herself ’ Irene Mae Alcobilla’s professor at the West Visayas State University says

2014 BAR TOPNOTCHER. Irene Mae Alcobilla of San Beda College tops the 2014 Bar exams. Photo from Irene Mae Alcobilla's Facebook account

IN PHOTOS: 2014 Bar exam results

Mar 26, 2015 - 4:35 PM

Scenes of quiet anticipation and excitement mark the release of the 2014 Bar exam results outside the Supreme Court

2014 Bar exams No. 2 wants to 'influence the influencers'

Mar 26, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Christian Drilon valedictorian of Ateneo Law School Class 2014 wants to teach law

2014 Bar topnotcher: I hoped to pass, didn't expect to be No. 1

Mar 26, 2015 - 2:48 PM

San Beda law graduate Irene Mae Alcobilla says she got the good news via messaging app Viber but thought it was a joke at first

Photo from Irene Mae Alcobilla's Facebook account

FULL LIST: 2014 Bar Exam results

Mar 26, 2015 - 2:34 PM

Here is the full list of the 1 126 successful examinees in the 2014 Bar examinations

San Beda College graduate tops 2014 Bar exams

Mar 26, 2015 - 11:50 AM

UPDATED 1 126 out of 5 984 examinees pass one of the hardest licensure exams in the Philippines listed here in full

List of accepted applicants to ASMPH SY 2014-15

Mar 13, 2014 - 10:06 PM

Here s the list of passers for the Ateneo de Manila School of Medicine and Public Health

List of passers for October 2013 Interior Design Licensure Exams

Nov 01, 2013 - 2:04 PM

202 of 292 passed the Interior Design Licensure Examination in Manila this October 2013

Marine Engineer Officer licensure exams passers

Sep 21, 2013 - 1:09 AM

The Professional Regulation Commission announces those who passed the licensure exams given by the Board for Marine Engineer Officers in Manila and Cebu