FILE PHOTO (Photo by Francia Denise M. Arizabal/ The Varsitarian)

THREE Thomasians landed in the top 10 of the April 2023 licensure examinations for pharmacists, in which UST was the fifth top-performing school.

UST alumna Laisa de Guzman led the new batch of Thomasian pharmacists with a score of 93.20 percent.

De Guzman was joined by two other Thomasians in the top 10: Prinz Arcangel (No. 5, 93.05 percent) and Meann Mendoza (No. 9, 92.78 percent).

The University’s passing rate improved to 82.35 percent or 56 out of 68 examinees from 45.65 percent or 21 out of 46 examinees in April 2022.

Saint Louis University was named the top-performing school after posting a 97.14-percent passing rate or 34 out of 35 examinees.

The national passing rate jumped to 62.42 percent or 1,420 out of 2,275 examinees from last year’s 36.26 percent or 678 out of 1,870 examinees.

The exams were conducted from April 10 to 11. Mikhail Orozco


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