A graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) topped the 2015 bar exams, leading the 1,731 lucky examinees who will soon take their oath as lawyers.
Rachel Angeli Miranda got the highest grade of 87.4 percent.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro, the chairperson of the bar exams committee, said that only 26 percent of the 6,605 examinees passed. This is higher than the 18 percent bar passers in 2014.
Four of the 10 topnotchers came from UP. Jomar Canlas