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10 Review Centers in the Philippines To Enroll This 2019

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Dec 10, 2018

Choosing the right review center can be quite daunting especially if your entrance or board exam success depends on it. There are many review centers in the Philippines providing a number of programs for young hopefuls. However, you need to make sure which schools could best prepare you for your 2019 education goals. Here are ten review centers you might want to check out:

1. Manhattan Review

Manhattan Review is an international educational services company founded in 1999 by seasoned business professor, Joern Meissner. At present, it provides review classes for Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 

2. John Robert Powers

Aside from academics, it’s also important to hone your social skills. John Robert Powers is a training institution in the Philippines. It is known throughout the country for its excellence in personality development classes and has already produced a number of successful alumni across different fields. Students and even adults who want to enhance their skills in language and communication can enroll in their public speaking and english learning programs. Aside from these short courses, John Robert Powers also offers an online starter course on the four pillars of personality development. It includes helpful topics such as image management, self-awareness, power dressing, and social graces.

3. MSA Academic Advancement Institute

If you are excel on your academics, MSA Academic Advancement Institute is your go-to center. MSA provides regular academic tutorial classes, academic mastery, and homeschool programs. They also have test preparations for various exams like college and high school entrance, National Medical Admission Test (NMAT), senior high school entrance test, Law Aptitude Exam (LAE), Civil Service Exam, Career Executive Officer Eligibility, SAT, GMAT, Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT), GSAT, TOEFL, IELTS, and a lot more.

4. Academia Language and Review Center

Academia Language and Review Center is an authorized British Council IELTS Registration Center located in San Juan, City. It provides personalized programs like Saturday foreign language classes, corporate English group classes, college entrance exam reviews and one on one English tutorials for local and international students. Academia is accredited by various government institutions including the Technical Educational and Skills Development Authority and the Bureau of Immigration.

5. Cevas – Manila

Cevas is one of the leading review centers in the country. It takes pride in its set of courses available for the students. These include Pearson Test of English (PTE), Occupational English Test (OET), Licensure Examination for Teachers review, Language learning, career and board exam preparations. Cevas has eight branches located in Makati, Cebu, Alabang, Quezon City, Alabang, Dasmarinas, Calamba, Binan and San Pablo.

6. St. Louis Review Center – Manila

Bringing quality educational support to students, St. Louis Review Center hasa been on the industry for almost three decades now. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education offering various review programs in Civil Service Examination as well as for licensure examinations for Criminology, Teachers, Nurse, and Psychometrician. St. Louis is one of the largest review centers in the country having 22 branches all over the Philippines.

7. Carl E. Balita Review Center

Carl E. Balita Review Center (CEBRC) is widely known review center in the country named after its multi-awarded founder. CEBRC specializes on board exam preparation for criminology, agriculturist, teachers, midwifery, nursing and civil service. Its headquarters is located in Sampaloc Manila while its satellite offices are in Central Luzon, Mindanao, NCR, Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon and Visayas.

8. The Royal Pentagon Review Specialist

The Royal Pentagon Review Specialist provides classes for board examinations. It is known for its excellence in the nursing, teachers, psychology and criminology board exam reviews. Since its establishment in 2004, it has already produced a number of topnotchers and board passers while keeping passing percentage high. Its Manila branch is located at Espana Boulevard, Sampaloc, Manila, and Alabang-Zapote Rd., Pamplona Tres, Las Piñas City.

9. Professional Review and Training Center

Are you eyeing or a career in business or accountancy field in the future? Then you might want to check Professional Review and Training Center (PRTC). Since its establishment in 1979, PRTC has already produced hundreds of board passers and topnotchers, boasting of its intensive review classes for the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination.

10. ACTS Review Center

True to its name, ACTS (stands for “A Commitment To Service”) has been dedicated to producing highly-competent professionals, especially in the Medical Technology field. In the August 2017 Licensure Examination for Medical Technologist alone, seven of the board placers were from ACTS: 2nd Placer – Glenn Charls L. Buelis, RMT – University of the Immaculate Conception (ACTS Davao); 5th Placer – Hannah Mae R. Kamsa, RMT – San Lorenzo Ruiz College of Ormoc (ACTS Manila); 5th Placer – Caryl Blen A. Pardillo, RMT – University of the Immaculate Conception (ACTS Davao); 7th Placer – Jan Renzo D. Besa, RMT – University of San Agustin (ACTS Iloilo); 9th Placer – Louis Joseph G. Lafuente, RMT – Velez College (ACTS Cebu); 10th – Camela Mae A. Northrup, RMT – University of the Immaculate Conception (ACTS Davao); 10th Placer – Juri Nazareth M. Ochotorena, RMT – Silliman University (ACTS Manila).

 

In the end, taking review centers and having the right study habits can help increase your chances or passing exams or improve on a certain subject. Hope this list will serve as a guide for you in choosing the right one for you. 

 

 

Prepping for the next step to your education? Check our College Life section to find out more tips and guides on how to navigate college. You can also visit Edukasyon.ph to find more review centers in the Philippines. Want to review anytime, anywhere? You definitely can! Just bring out your mobile phone and start reviewing here!

 

Written By:

Karl Nicole Nucum

Karl has been in the writing industry for more than five years now. She finished Bachelor of Arts in English Major in Broadcast Journalism. Aside from happily doing household chores, her most productive spare time includes reading tech articles and learning more about digital marketing.

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