Originally posted by arkienuts
UST doesn't offer any non-quota courses. you have to pass the entrance exam and the testing center will decide whether you are qualified for the course/college you applied in based on your first choice and second choice and the academic requirements of a specific college.
fyi, in USt, the different colleges/faculties/institutes have their own academic standards and as far as every thomasian is concerned, the toughest college to get into is the College of Rehabilitation Sciences (Physical/Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and sports Science) followed by the College of Science (Psych, Microbio, Bio, Human Bio, Applied Physics, Actuarial Science, Info Tech, Info Mgt, Com Sci and Chem).
Other colleges vary only in terms of the first-come-first serve basis. Meaning, the probability to fail is low but enrolment is upon reservation.
hope i enlightened u in anyway...
to give you a hint, the sciences and english part of the UST entrance exam is really tough, i dunno about the math, i didn't find it that "hard".
another tip, if you want to surely pass is apply in any AB degree...or Educ...