I’ve posted this before but this is timely.

Why bar exams ruin legal education By: Oscar Franklin Tan – @inquirerdotnetPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 03:21 AM October 03, 2014This week, another batch of law students will have wasted an extra year of their lives to study for the month-long bar exam. This is in addition to four years of law school where every moment was defined by the bar. It is high time the Philippines got rid of its unique obsession with what was supposed to be a simple licensure exam that mutated into a rite of passage and national spectacle.

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