Aspiring lawyers take the 2018 Bar exams
MANILA – Aspiring lawyers trooped to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila yesterday, November 4, for the first day of this year's Bar exams.
A record high of 8,701 candidates registered to take the Bar. "This is the highest number of Bar candidates in recent years," the Supreme Court said in a statement.
In 2017, only 1,724 or 25.55% out of the 6,748 graduates passed. Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod topped the Bar with a grade of 91.05%./WDJ
Law graduates enter the University of Santo Tomas for the first day of the Bar exams.