iskoThe University of the Philippines gets only the best of the best among its thousands of applicants each year. When it comes to picking future “mga iskolar ng bayan,” the state university is extremely selective. It isn’t any wonder then that graduates of the University of the Philippines would eventually exhibit brilliance and gain prominence in their chosen fields of endeavor.

Kim Atienza, who is better known as “Kuya Kim,” has become quite popular as a walking encyclopedia of facts and tidbits. His regular stint in the popular noontime program, “Showtime,” proves that the UP graduate has the talent to make learning fun for the masses. It also helps that he has a highly charismatic personality, attracting people to watch his show every day.

Before Shamcey Supsup did her famous “Tsunami Walk,” she strolled across the UP campus just like any other architecture student. A cum laude graduate, Shamcey wowed the world with her beauty and brains. She ultimately won third runner up in the 2011 Miss Universe Pageant.

Sitti Navarro is better known as the country’s queen of bossa nova. It was Sitti who popularized the genre with her cool voice, selling numerous records and performing in countless concerts. Sitti was a Dean’s Lister at UP Diliman, and graduated with a degree in Business Economics.

Being a national scholar is an honor that you will carry with you even after graduation. Because getting into the University of the Philippines will be a tough challenge, it is advisable to prepare for its college admission test in the best possible way. AHEAD Tutorial & Review Center helps students get an edge by giving them the best review possible. For inquiries on AHEAD’s 2015 College Entrance Test Review Schedule, email info@ahead.edu.ph or call 0917-8924323.

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