Your guide in choosing the right Course

The feeling of being alone was probably the worst feeling ever as a freshman. I was at a big university trying to fit in and I had no clue where to start. In high school, I had so many struggles at home; My classmates and friends were the ones who helped me get through them. It was the time I realized that even people who are not related to me by blood can still be called family.

There are a lot of ways for you to pick the best course to take in college. The world is a vast market place and you have many careers to choose from. You have to be wary though because choosing the right college degree is a lifetime decision.

Citing the 2016-2017 higher education facts and figures, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) noted that business and education courses are still two of the most popular courses that most young Filipinos are taking up.

Here’s the official list of in-demand college courses for 2014-2018: 1. Agriculture and Related Fields (15%) 2. Engineering (15%)...

Choosing a major can be as easy as playing it cool in college. College can sometimes be confusing, especially for those who have not yet figured out what to do with their life.

So you are about to end your senior high! Excited ka na sa college, schoolmate? College can be overwhelming, especially if you are at the time where you are not sure what to take yet.


This quiz will help you find a college course that suits you best.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I choose a course for me?
There are a lot of ways for you to pick the best course to take in college. Things to consider would range from the industry you want to work in, your passion, your location, the in-demand jobs in the near future etc.

Check out this blog post to know more how you should choose a college course.
What are the in-demand courses now?
According to CHED, here are the in-demand courses until the year of 2018.
What are the courses that require a board exam after graduation?
According to the Professional Regulatory Boards, below is a list of professions that would need a board exam before the actual practice:

  • Accountancy
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Criminology
  • Customs Brokers
  • Dentistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental Planning
  • Fishery Technology
  • Foresters
  • Geodetic Engineering
  • Geology
  • Guidance Counseling
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Librarians
  • Master Plumber
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Technology
  • Medicine
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Midwifery
  • Mining Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Professional Teachers
  • Radiologic and X-Ray Technology
  • Real Estate Service
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Social Workers
  • Sugar Technology
  • Veterinary Medicine
When should I apply for college?
Apply to colleges and universities as early as possible. Some colleges and universities have application deadline that you should follow. This is because they have specific entrance examination dates. Meanwhile, there are also schools that offer year-long applications.
How do I choose the right school for me?
There are so many factors that you should keep in mind when looking for the right college or university for you. Colleges are not really that expensive if you are able to discover the right one that would fit your financial needs.

Check this blog post to know more about choosing the right college or university for you.
How to apply for college?
First is to prepare all the necessary documents that you would need for your college application. Some schools require these documents beforehand so they can validate your application. The required documents also differ per school. Usual needs are: Original and photocopy of NSO Authenticated Birth Certificate; Original and Photocopy of Transcript of Records or Certified True Copy of Grades; and the application form with an attached 2x2 photo.
If my grades are low, does that mean I am not for to go to college?
Definitely not. Some schools require a range of grades as part of the application process while some colleges or universities do not. Having a low grade in senior high or in grade school does not limit your application because there are other schools out there that can accommodate you.
Can I apply for private colleges or universities?
Yes. You should still apply for private universities and do not hesitate as long as they offer scholarships you can apply to. By having a wide range of education choices, you can make sure that you will not be stuck with just one school.
How do I apply for scholarships?
Scholarships do not demand that you should be at the top of the class or just for the smart ones. There are a lot of factors that can affect your scholarship and all you have to do is to know the right scholarship that would fit your needs.

Check out this blog post on finding the right scholarship for you.
Are there scholarships for college on
There are two ways to look for scholarship on our website.

  1. 1. Go to our scholarships page and search for the scholarships you are looking for.
  2. 2. Go to the search bar above and look for the school you want to apply. In that school page, click the scholarships tab and see if there is an available scholarship for you.

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