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BOARD EXAM TIP: I Can’t Afford to Enroll in a Review Center

As mentioned in the preceding article, although review centers can help a lot with regards to passing the board exam, it's not the primary determinant on your actual performance in the exam. 75% of all factors are in YOU. Yes, you yourself. So for those who cannot afford to enroll in a review center, there is a hope that you can equalize or even surpass the performance of those who take review classes. I have here lists of tips that will help you do that. Most of these tips are applicable to everyone, not just those who can't afford enrolling in review centers.




TIP No. 1
Build up your motivation.


Examine yourself first. How strongly do you want/need to pass the board exam? If you don't have enough motivation, you will easily give up as soon as you encounter difficulties. But if you're really determined, you will be surprised on how easy it is to smash the obstacles that lie along the way to passing the board exam. What if you are not motivated? We'll, I can't he…

BOARD EXAM TIP: Which Review Center?

First of all, I would like to apologize for a long time I haven't posted anything but introduction. The reason for that is I'm busy optimizing the design of this site. I'm hoping that the make over is good. Anyway, I would like to dedicate this article to those who are going to take/retake the board exam this coming October. My sincere wish that you bring out the best among yourselves and may the deserving ones pass the exam.




Going back to the One-Million-Peso worth question: "Which review center should I enroll?", I would like to answer that in the most unbiased way I can. Of course, I'm only human and I had also my preferences but I will try my best to hide it.

To start with I will enumerate some of the prominent review centers that offer board exam reviews for mechanical engineering in the Philippines.

1. Alcorcon (Cebu & Manila)
2. Excel (Cebu & Manila)
3. Linx Engineering (Manila)
4. MERIT (Manila)
5. PRIME (Cebu)
6. RLB's CDTC (Manila)
I'…