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Tuesday, May 31, 2005 

The Truth Reality Behind Admission to AMAES


The truth reality behind Admission to AMAES: FAQs on Admission

1. Are the admission requirements for every AMAES school the same?

Yes. There is a standard list of requirements for admission. Contact your school's Admissions Office for the official list of requirements.

Reality: Yes, provided you have sufficient money for your required downpayment or you are willing to pay as low as P500 downpayment and apply for a promissory note para nakakaseguro ang AMA na di ka na makakaurong sa kumunoy.

2. Do I have to go thru an entrance exam? If yes, what is the exam all about? Is there an examination fee?

Yes, every applicant has to go thru a multidimensional aptitude battery of tests (digit symbol / picture completion / spatial ability / picture arrangement / object assembly). Entrance exams for undergraduates cost Php100, graduates - Php200.

Reality: Yes, you have to take the entrance exam not because AMA is testing your ability ang capability to enter to college but it's an additional income to AMA. Bear in mind that your exam is not being checked by Admissions. All students taking the entrance exam are automatically in.

3. What is the schedule for entrance exams?

Entrance examinations are scheduled everyday , 8am and 10am, 1am and 3pm.

Reality: you can take the entrance exam everyday and anytime as long as you can pay. And don't worry about failing the exam, dahil hindi naman nila chinecheck ang exams. I should know this dahil nag OJT ako sa admissions.

4. What factors are considered in making admission decisions?

The following are considered during admission: result of the entrance exam, form 138 / report card (for freshmen), tor / tcg (for transferees)

Reality: The following are considered during admission: Payment of entrance exam fee, Money for downpayment and promissory note.

5. What GPA do I need if I want to apply in any AMAES school?

There is no GPA requirement.

Reality: Ang kulit! Sabi ng pera nga lang eh.

6. Do I need to go thru an interview as part of the admission process?

Yes, every applicant is interviewed by the Admissions Director and Dean of the College he/she is applying to.

Reality: Yes, kailangan para masabi namang hindi basta-basta nakakapasok sa AMA. Pero don't worry exempted ka na sa interview pag may pang downpayment kana.

7. Where can I get application forms?

Application forms are available at the Admissions Office of every AMAES school.

Reality: Baka sa bahay nyo lang meron na kc lahat naman ng bahay sa pilipinas eh pinupntahan ng Admission officer kasi matatangal sya pag di nya na meet ang target.

8. Where do I go to process my registration?

The Admissions Office processes all registrations.

Reality: Punta ka sa admissions office pagkatapos pagtuturuturuan ka na kung saan pa ang susunod mong pupuntahan na department kc puro bago ang employees kaya di pa nila alam ang procedures on enrollment.

9. When is the deadline for application?

The deadline for application is on June 3 for First Semester of SY 2005-2006 - extended up to two weeks. Always check the calendar of your school's Admissions Office for updates on important dates.

Reality: Everyday is enrollment in AMA. Kahit Finals na pede ka pa rin mag enroll basta may pambayad ka.

10. Who will assist me in my registration?

Admissions personnel will assist during the registration.

Reality: Bahala ka sa sarili mo. Kung tatanga tanga ka eh matatagalan ka.

11. If I am a transferee, will my old subjects be credited?

Generally, all GE subjects are credited. Major subjects are credited per approval of the dean and the registrar.

Reality: Subjects mo ang di make-credit sa ibang schools once na magtransfer sa ibang colleges other than AMA. Strategy yan para bumalik ka uli sa AMA.

12. Where can I get the list of subjects related to my course of interest?

List of subject offerings are available at the Admissions Office and the concerened College.

Reality: Siguraduhin mo lang na tama ang curriculum na kinukuha mo kasi po yearly eh nagpapalit ng curriculum ang AMA. Marami nang estudyante ang hindi naka graduate on time dahil mali ang nakuha nilang curriculum sa mga tangang registrar ng AMA.

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