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In need of USTET advice? Here are six tips from ates and kuyas of AB

In need of USTET advice? Here are six tips from ates and kuyas of AB

Culture
by SAMANTHA Z. ARGONZA and THEA REBECCA DC. FLORES BEFORE GETTING inside the den of the tigers and the home of age-old traditions, Thomasians must pass the University of Santo Tomas Entrance Test (USTET).  Due to mobility restrictions during the pandemic, it was suspended, and UST Admission Rating (USTAR) was implemented for two years.  With the return of USTET, The Flame asked six Artlets to share pointers that can help aspiring Thomasians prepare for it.  Plan a study schedule Preparing for the USTET starts by setting the mind never to underestimate it. History senior Emil Martin Bautista recalled when people were making jokes about the USTET, labeling it “the easiest among the big four exams.” Bautista said that that was not the case.  Preparations for the...
UST to implement ‘no mask, no test’ policy for USTET

UST to implement ‘no mask, no test’ policy for USTET

News
THE UNIVERSITY assured stakeholders of its readiness for the return of the UST Entrance Test (USTET), saying that it would follow the ‘no mask, no test’ policy as one of its protocols in ensuring the safety of its test-takers. Office for Admissions (OFAD) director Dr. Imelda Dakis told The Flame that it would implement several health and safety protocols “in coordination with the UST Health Service.” Other health safety measures are physical distancing and mandatory temperature screening upon entering the test centers. The number of examinees per testing room will be limited, while examinees from abroad must isolate for seven days.   During the USTET information session on Tuesday, Sept. 6, officials said that both vaccinated and unvaccinated applicants would be allowed to ta...