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10 Proven Ways to Learn Faster

Neuroscience has taught us a lot about how our brains process and hold on to information

Learning new things is a huge part of life -- we should always be striving to learn and grow. But it takes time, and time is precious. So how can you make the most of your time by speeding up the learning process? ...

by Deep Patel  | November 25, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Guess Which of PH's Largest Firms Are Run by Graduates of World's Best MBA Programs

Half of company bosses with MBAs studied in top 4 schools in Economist magazine's annual ranking

Each year, The Economist magazine publishes a list of the world’s best 100 master’s in business administration (MBA) programs based on a survey of current students as well as alumni.This year’s list is dominated by US business schools led by the University of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 21, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Which Schools Have the Best MBA Programs in Asia?

The Economist magazine includes eight universities from Asia-Pacific in its 2018 listing

Only eight schools located in the Asia and Australasia region offering Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs made it to The Economist magazine’s “Which MBA?,” a list of the world’s top 100 business graduate programs.Out of the eight, only Singapore’s Nanyang Business ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 08, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

Know Any New MBA Grad of Harvard, Stanford or Wharton? This is How Much They're Expected to Earn

Check out The Economist magazine's list of 20 leading business schools in 2018

Each year since 2011, The Economist magazine publishes “Which MBA?”,  a list of the world’s top 100 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs.This year’s list was topped by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 06, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

Ateneo de Davao Launches Aerospace Engineering Program as PH Seeks Satellite Launch Ventures for Mindanao

Island's location near equator touted as a big advantage for launching small satellites

Fr. Daniel J, McNamara, Ph.D. will be one of the instructors of Ateneo de Davao University's Aerospace Engineering program, a first in the country. The Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) in Davao City is introducing a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, ahead of Philippine ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | October 11, 2018 08:00:00
Business Ideas

You're a Startup Founder and the Entire Team Quits Just Before a Crucial Pitch. What Do You Do?

Zestagram's Gladis Morales lives the adage "keep calm and carry on"

Central to the journeys of most successful startups is the pivot, or the point when a startup’s founders decide to adjust or even completely overhaul a business model that hasn’t taken off as expected. One of PLDT Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan’s most ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 23, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

How Much Does It Cost Taxpayers to Educate Each Student in UP and Other State Universities?

The cost varies widely, from below Php10,000 to almost Php200,000 a year

Tens of thousands of high school students have flocked to the University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City to submit application forms for the 2019 University of the Philippines College Application Test (UPCAT). Some of them even camped out overnight ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 03, 2018 04:00:00
Business Ideas

This PH Startup Reinvented Online English Teaching to Make It Super Affordable

Learntalk provides part-time jobs for Filipinos able to help non-native speakers learn English

A 2015 study by The Washington Post estimated that there are 527 million native speakers of the English language in the world, putting it third behind Chinese and Hindi-Urdu. However, the same study said that there are 1.5 billion people who are ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 23, 2018 08:00:00
Franchising

Franchise Talk: Top Education Franchises to Consider this Back-to-School Season

Help empower young minds as you become your own boss

Back-to-school season can be exciting and stressful at the same time. For most kids, this may be challenging if they are entering a transition year or transferring to a new school. Parents are also challenged to reinstate routines after the summer break ...

by Velle Cacha  | July 02, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Who Runs PH’s Most Profitable Firms: Graduates of Ateneo, La Salle, UP?

Or none of the above? Check the infographic to find out

Business news platforms are full of reports about the profits and market value of the country’s largest listed companies. At least once a quarter, we get updates on how much money the companies are making. On a daily basis, there’s news on ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 31, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

Which Universities Graduated the Most CEOs of PH’s Largest Listed Companies?

The traditional ”?"Top 3” schools assert their dominance in this listing

The image of the country’s traditional “Top 3” schools—Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University and the University of the Philippines—could stand for some improvement of late.In past years, they constituted the top college choices of many high school graduates and ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 24, 2018 01:00:00
News and Events

Are Other Schools Beating Top 3 Law Colleges in Producing Bar Topnotchers?

This year’s topnotcher is one of six in the past two decades who did not come from the top three law schools

On Thursday, April 26, the Supreme Court announced that Mark John H. Simondo, a graduate of the University of St. La Salle (USLS) in Bacolod City, was the topnotcher of the 2017 bar exams. With a score of 91.05 percent, he leads ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 26, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

Are College-Dropout Billionaire Entrepreneurs Really That Common?

College dropouts like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are odd fish among a sea of billionaires with B.A.'s

We’ve all heard the story dozens of times: A brilliant kid drops out of college, turns his or her idea into a business and ends up becoming a multi-billionaire. Bill Gates, for example, dropped out of Harvard after two years to pursue his business idea ...

by Jayson Demers  | April 08, 2018 12:00:00
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