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To you, who didn’t make it

Smile. Yes, you still can. This was how we welcomed you at MindGym months ago. This is how we’ll continue to care until you make it as a professional teacher, for as long as you keep trying.

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My LET Story: Jade Leonor

Jade, a UP Diliman graduate, is September 2013’s nationwide top 2 LET examinee. She shares her unique journey from topnotcher-potential “discovery” to the finished result.

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Licensure Examination for Teachers Topnotcher for March 2013, Top 1, Elementary, Aileen Dacasin

Aileen Dacasin, LET Top 1: Looking Beyond the LET

I must have said this a couple of times already but I say it again that my encounter with Aileen Dacasin as a LETer was brief but meaningful. She was one of our reviewees at online LET review. Despite our fleeting encounter, she was among the LETers I remembered for her very sincere gesture […]

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Conrado Sotelo, LET Top 2: A call for national transformation through a new breed of teachers

It was the first time that I heard and saw Conrado Sotelo talk before many last Saturday, June 8, when he dropped by to inspire MindGym’s Batch 2 LETers of September 2013. Conrado is the March 2013 Licensure Examination for Teachers’ Top 2 for Secondary Education. He was a relatively quiet reviewee. When he was […]

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We Love You!

There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give.” ―Leo Buscaglia With all our love on […]

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Lost and Found: My LET Story

We knew Josephus as one of our standout online reviewees because of his funny, passionate emails and unending curiosity and clarifications on LET questions during our Skype chats 😉 A few months later, it would turn out that he achieved the Top 4 national ranking in the LET! We finally met him face-to-face for the […]

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Learning to clap silently so Kenken would “hear”

September 2012 LET Coaching Results in 4Fs: Friendships

By mo/am Alice (Part 3 of 3)   Friendships. Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. – Muhammad Ali Without friends, what a dull and boring time LET review would be.  And with each LET coaching batch at MindGym, especially […]

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September 2012 LET Coaching Results in 4Fs: Fun and Food

By mo/am Alice (Part 2 of 3) Fun. I think that if a LETer didn’t have fun reviewing at MindGym, he/she was probably too shy, too stiff, or simply KJ (a “kill joy”). From beginning to end, the candid photos I took with my outdated but reliable Canon digital – reflect the FUN that LETers […]

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September 2012 LET Coaching Results in 4Fs

By mo/am Alice (Part 1 of 3) “They would think she was savoring the taste (blueberries, cinnamon, cream-excellent), but she was actually savoring the whole morning, trying to catch it, pin it down, keep it safe before all those precious moments became yet another memory.”  ― Liane Moriarty, What Alice Forgot It’s over (meantime). MindGym […]

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How to Handle LET Anxieties the MindGym Way

Post by Coach mo/am Alice My dear MindGym LETers, I am as excited, nervous, and hopeful as you are for the LET. Are you excited to go to your testing site and meet you fellow LETers?  Are you nervous about what kind of test items you will be given and how you are going to […]

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What to Bring and Wear on the September 30, 2012 LET for a Powerful Performance

by Mo/am Coach A It’s 18 days before the LET exam and I am as busy, anxious, and hopeful as the big batch of LETers that we are coaching for the September 2012 LET.  My spirits are high.  My hands, eyes and head are all busy: doing parts of our pre-board drills, thinking of ways […]

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My LET Story: On Winning the LET Battle

Of around twenty-eight thousand examinees who took the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (Secondary), what were my chances of passing and topping the LET? It felt like a game on probability, and to increase my chances, careful calculations must be made. But the calculations, the preparations for the big day—the Big Battle Day—were not easy. I […]

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