Security measures for Bar exam 2022 already set, says CCPO chief

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 11/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The security measures for the coming Bar exam this month in two Cebu venues are already set, a top police official said. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, chief of the Cebu City Police Office,…

Cebuano Bar exam passer fulfills dream for his late father

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/23/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A Cebuano bar exam passer went viral after sharing an inspiring story behind his motivation to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer. Rofel Bayaga Kiamco, 41, from Carmen, Cebu, shared that the death…

Decentralization still first victory in Bar reforms bid

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Legal educators in Cebu are hoping that the decentralization of the bar examinations is just the first victory in the bid for reforms in what is regarded as the country’s toughest licensure test.…

2,103 of 7,685 pass 2019 Bar exam

Tetch Torres-Tupas - INQUIRER.net 04/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Out of the 7,685 hopefuls who completed the 2019 Bar exam which was held at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) for four consecutive Sundays last year, only 2,103 or 27.36  percent have passed.…

‘TATAK USC’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/26/2018

3 USC graduates in the Bar’s Top 10 Christianne Mae Balili took the Bar Examination with a heavy heart in November last year. Not only did she lose a grandmother just days before she tackled what is…

USC grad sets new record, tops 2016 Bar exam

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/03/2017

A graduate of the University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City topped the 2016 Bar examinations. With a rating of 89.05 percent, Karen Mae Calam clinched the top spot in what has been considered as the…

Supreme Court Associate Justice belies exam leakage

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/24/2016

With unverified reports making the rounds online regarding alleged leakage in the Bar examinations in recent days, 2016 Bar Examinations Chairperson Presbitero Velasco Jr. has released a statement to belie the report. In his statement, Velasco said…

2016 bar exams schedule out

05/24/2016

THE Supreme Court announced yesterday the schedule for the 2016 bar examination. In a resolution by the high court’s en banc, this year’s exam will be on Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the University of…

Another Cebuana tops Bar

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/04/2016

Another Bar topnotcher is a Cebuana. Mandy Therese Anderson studied law at the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and placed fifth in the 2015 Bar Examinations. “I am a proud Cebuana and will always be,” said the…

2 USC graduates top Bar exams

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/03/2016

Athena Plaza was taking her lunch at home yesterday when she received a call from her law school dean. “I was caught by surprise. The announcement came a bit earlier,” she said. The 25-year-old graduate of the…

USC grads land in bar exam’s top 10

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/03/2016

Two University of San Carlos School of Law and Governance landed at the Top Ten of the 2015 Bar Exams. Athena C. Plaza landed on the second spot with 87.25 percent rating while Jecca B. Jacildo landed…

Bar exam results out today

Sheila Mae Gumapon 05/02/2016

THE results of the 2015 Bar examinations will be released by the Supreme Court (SC) today. Some 6,600 aspiring lawyers completed the exams held in all Sundays of November at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila.…

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