Single Persons’ Welfare Act: All You Need To Know

Are you a single person who has taken the responsibility of caring for your senior parents’ needs? Or are supporting your younger siblings’ education? Or are helping raise your nieces and nephews? There is good news for you. The Single Persons’ Welfare Act is a bill that seeks to provide additional perks for single personsContinue reading “Single Persons’ Welfare Act: All You Need To Know”

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How to Apply for a CHED Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAPs)

Do you need financial assistance for your college education?  The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) accepts applications for their Student Financial Assistance Programs and this is offered to incoming college freshmen and college level students who will be enrolling for AY 2019-2020. Below are the qualifications, requirements, and step-by-step process on how to avail ofContinue reading “How to Apply for a CHED Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAPs)”

5 Important Things to Know About the Free Tuition Fee Law

Almost 200 universities and colleges will be implementing the Free Tuition Fee law starting this school year; parents and students are eagerly looking forward to an expense-free education because even miscellaneous payments are covered by the act.  The government has allotted a P40-billion fund for the first year of the law’s implementation to cover theContinue reading “5 Important Things to Know About the Free Tuition Fee Law”

List of Schools with Free Tuition Fee for School Year 2018

There are a total of 112 state universities and colleges and about 78 local universities and colleges that are covered by the free tuition fee law signed by the President last week.  We are sharing the list of schools that are expected to comply with the free tuition fee law beginning June 2018. National CapitalContinue reading “List of Schools with Free Tuition Fee for School Year 2018”

Free College Tuition Fee Begins on June 2018

Good news for parents and state university students!  You no longer need to pay tuition and miscellaneous fees this coming school year (June 2018)! According to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), state universities and colleges are covered by the P8-billion free tuition and miscellaneous fees, following the release of the Implementing Rules and RegulationsContinue reading “Free College Tuition Fee Begins on June 2018”

Who Are Qualified to Avail of the Government’s Free College Tuition Fee Program?

The bill granting free tuition fees for students of state universities and colleges was signed into law and announced to the public last Friday, August 4, 2017.  It is now known as Republic Act 10931 or the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act”. To help the public better appreciate this good news, we areContinue reading “Who Are Qualified to Avail of the Government’s Free College Tuition Fee Program?”

Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila

While Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, it is also considered as the season when traffic is at its worst in Metro Manila.  The ‘ber’ months not only usher in cooler weather, it also seem to double the number of commuters traversing the whole stretch of Edsa looking for great dealsContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila”

Calendar for School Year 2016 – 2017

The Department of Education announced the official start and end dates of school year 2016 to 2017.  Classes will begin on June 13, 2016 and will end on April 7, 2017.  Private schools may not necessarily follow the dates however, they are not allowed to start classes earlier than the first Monday of June orContinue reading “Calendar for School Year 2016 – 2017”