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    Congrats to them!!

  2. #162
    Quote Originally Posted by LeoNell_Mercado
    26 of the 30 MBB graduated from UP Diliman with honors (4 summa, 12 magna, 10 cum laude) ... tinde!!!


    Four out of 12 Summa Cum Laude students of UP Diliman come from NIMBB. The College of Science has a total of seven summa (read related story HERE).

    NIMBB will also graduate 12 Magna Cum Laude and 10 Cum Laude.

    The complete list of BS MBB graduating students for batch 2006 is as follows:

    Summa Cum Laude

    CASTROVERDE, Christian Danve M., GWA=1.038
    CARAG, Charissa Marie R., GWA=1.097
    CORDOVA, Carla Cheryl A., GWA=1.109
    MANALASTAS, Karen Katrina G., GWA=1.149

    Magna Cum Laude

    ALMAZORA, Leo Francis A., GWA=1.444
    BALMORES, Eugene John F., GWA=1.439
    BAUTISTA, Jessi Ellen C., GWA=1.359
    CHONG, Conrad Allan C., GWA=1.306
    CUESTA, Gino Francesco A., GWA=1.359
    FALAGNE, Marillete S., GWA=1.298
    NARCISO, Jo Erika T., GWA=1.435
    OLARTE, Jenniliz I., GWA=1.411
    ORETA, Patricia Celine D., GWA=1.434
    PORCIUNCULA, Angelo S., GWA=1.311
    SALAZAR, Reynaldo D., GWA=1.202
    TIU, Crescens Diane Y., GWA=1.329

    Cum Laude

    AGUNOD, Andrew Jr. P., GWA=1.469
    BITANGA, Norman Patrick S., GWA=1.750
    CALDERON, Jeremiah S., GWA=1.704
    CARPIO, Louella Patricia D., GWA=1.669
    FORONDA, Dominique Joyce V., GWA=1.662
    GUIAMAL, Zahara Joy A., GWA=1.464
    HIPOLITO, Cecilia L., GWA=1.596
    MAGONCIA, Grendell Vie B., GWA=1.675
    MONTEBON, Flaegil T., GWA=1.637
    MONTIFALCON, Jan Vincent L., GWA=1.51

    ANASTACIO, Alvin Anthony P.
    FAMORCAN, Rosa Vida W.
    TELEBRICO, Ma. Abigael A.
    UICHANCO, Joseph Angelo V.


    http://www.mbb.upd.edu.ph/
    I might add, however, that the curriculum of MBB has changed over the years. Most of the major subjects have been taken over by the MBB department. Dati advanced biology courses namin sa IB pa. I believe it's harder to earn higher grades if the exams are standardized and departmental. I also noted last tiem that there's no more Physics73, Chem154 and Math55 courses (??), which were usually the killers in that curriculum. In our time bihira ang summas, we had only 2 magnas and a couple of cum laudes. actually MBB per se is not that difficult, and the professors are very kind when it comes to grades. what made the course difficult was the amount of biology, chemistry, math and physics courses we had to go through before we could take on MBB majors. The rest was relatively easier.

    It is this and/or there are more bright students taking up MBB.
    Last edited by layer; Aug 20, 2006 at 01:57 PM.

  3. #163

  4. #164
    Quote Originally Posted by layer
    I might add, however, that the curriculum of MBB has changed over the years. Most of the major subjects have been taken over by the MBB department. Dati advanced biology courses namin sa IB pa. I believe it's harder to earn higher grades if the exams are standardized and departmental. I also noted last tiem that there's no more Physics73, Chem154 and Math55 courses (??), which were usually the killers in that curriculum. In our time bihira ang summas, we had only 2 magnas and a couple of cum laudes. actually MBB per se is not that difficult, and the professors are very kind when it comes to grades. what made the course difficult was the amount of biology, chemistry, math and physics courses we had to go through before we could take on MBB majors. The rest was relatively easier.

    It is this and/or there are more bright students taking up MBB.
    sandali. anong gagawin nyo sa Physics 73, chem 154 at Math 55, e, MBB kayo?

    below is the revised curriculum of MBB and notice the presence of these hard core courses: bio, math, chem and physics in bold .


    FIRST YEAR

    1st Semester / Course No. and Title /# of Units
    Mathematics 17 (Algebra & Trigonometry 5
    Chemistry 16 (General Chemistry i) 5
    GE (Arts and Humanities) 3
    GE (Social Sciences and Philosophy) 3
    MBB 10 (Introduction to Molecular Biology) 2
    P.E. (2)
    C.M.T. (1.5)
    Total: 18



    2nd Semester / Course No. and Title / # of Units
    Biology 11 (Fundamentals of Biology I) 5 -- ito yung pamatay
    Mathematics 53 (Elementary Analysis I) 5
    Chemistry 26 (Analytical Chemistry) 3
    Chemistry 26.1 (Analytical Chemistry Lab.) 2

    GE (Arts and Humanities) 3
    P.E. (2)
    C.M.T. (1.5)
    Total: 18




    SECOND YEAR

    1st Semester
    Course No. and Title / # of Units
    Biology 12 (Fundamentals of Biology II) 5 -- pero ito ang pinaka pamatay!!!
    Mathematics 54 (Elementary Analysis II) 5
    Chemistry 31 (Elem. Organic Chemistry) 3
    Chemistry 31.1 (Elem. Organic Chemistry Lab) 2
    Physics 71 (Elementary Physics I) 4
    Physics 71.1 (Elementary Physics I Lab) 1

    P.E. (2)
    C.M.T. (1.5.)
    Total: 20



    2nd Semester
    Course No. and Title / # of Units
    Physics 72 (Elementary Physics II) 4
    Math 55 (Elementary Analysis III) 3
    Chemistry 40 (Elementary Biochemistry) 3
    Chemistry 40.1 (Elem. Biochemistry Lab.) 2

    MBB 110 (Fundamentals of Molecular Microbiology) 4
    Biology 180 (Statistical Methods in Biology) or Stat 101 (Elem. Statistics) 3
    P.E. (2)
    C.M.T. (1.5.)
    Total: 19

  5. #165
    ^ i'm not belittling those who graduated with honors, i'm just saying that MBB has been a bit easier with the curriculum change. bio11 and 12 are basic courses, it's not that hard to get 1's there. chem 153/154 is physical chemistry, which i think is a must in molecular biology, physics 73 is fun and math55 is exciting. ;D math17 is harcore?? haha

    bakit ka affected? mbb ka ba?

    don't be so proud. i've heard that humility is a prerequisite to genius. on a side note i don't think MBB is that much different to biology in terms of "difficulty" and many biology professors are terror teachers in the traditional sense of the word. in my experience i've gotten lower grades in advanced biology courses than in mbb courses. mbb professors are kinder imho.

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