Skip to main content »

Ian John Lolong: SLU Grad Ranks 8th in January 2024 Architect Licensure Examination

Read about Ian John Lolong's inspiring journey, securing the 8th spot in the January 2024 Architect Licensure Exam while balancing work and study.

 |  2 min read

Discover Ian John Lolong's inspiring journey balancing work and study to excel in the January 2024 Architect Licensure Examination, ranking 8th.

Ian John Lolong, a graduate of Saint Louis University (SLU), has captured attention by securing the 8th spot in the January 2024 Architect Licensure Examination (ALE). His remarkable achievement highlights not only his academic prowess but also his ability to excel in the face of formidable challenges. Let's delve into Lolong's journey to success and the factors that contributed to his outstanding performance.

A Test of Balance: Managing Work and Review

Lolong's journey to success was marked by the demanding task of balancing a full-time job with rigorous exam preparation. Working at a project site, he navigated the complexities of managing his professional responsibilities while dedicating time to his studies. Despite the pressures of his job, Lolong demonstrated exceptional time management skills, carving out precious moments for review amidst his busy schedule.

Arch. Ian John Lolong, Rank 8, January 2024 Architect Licensure Examination

Making Every Moment Count: Maximizing Limited Review Time

One of the most striking aspects of Lolong's achievement is his ability to excel in the ALE with only a month dedicated to review. Despite the time constraints, he utilized every available opportunity to study, often burning the midnight oil to absorb as much knowledge as possible. Lolong's resourcefulness and determination shone through as he made the most of his limited review time, demonstrating a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Strength in Support: Family, Faith, and Friends

Throughout his journey, Lolong leaned on the unwavering support of his family, friends, and faith community. Despite the loss of his father three years prior, his family remained a source of encouragement and inspiration. Additionally, Lolong's strong faith provided him with the resilience and determination to overcome obstacles and stay focused on his goals. With the backing of his support network, he tackled the challenges of the ALE with confidence and determination.

Words of Wisdom: Advice for Future Examinees

Reflecting on his experience, Lolong offers valuable advice to future ALE takers. He emphasizes the importance of prioritizing foundational knowledge and avoiding distractions, urging examinees to focus on what truly matters. Furthermore, he highlights the significance of seeking guidance from mentors and drawing strength from one's faith, emphasizing the role of perseverance and belief in achieving success.

Conclusion: A Beacon of Inspiration

Ian John Lolong's journey from SLU graduate to 8th-ranked performer in the January 2024 ALE serves as a testament to the power of resilience, determination, and unwavering faith. His remarkable achievement inspires aspiring architects to pursue their dreams with passion and perseverance, even in the face of adversity. As Lolong continues to embark on his professional journey, his story stands as a beacon of inspiration for individuals striving to achieve excellence in their chosen field.

Sharing is caring, kailian!

We do hope you find something great in this story. If you find this helpful, please do share it with the people you care about.

Igorotage is a platform for people to share their thoughts and ideas. The views expressed on Igorotage are the opinions of the individual users, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Igorotage.


Sign in to share your thoughts. No account yet?

What to learn next?

You might also like to read more related articles filed under Topnotchers — or jump to a random article!

Topnotchers Surprise me

Cordilleran Pride: Two Topnotchers in the Dentist Board Exams

Pines City College's Jacob Manabat & University of Baguio's Alyssa Tagata shine as topnotchers in November 2023 & January 2024 Dentist Board exams.

Jan 18 · 2 min read

SLU Baguio Produces 3 Topnotchers in Geodetic Engineers Licensure Exam

Saint Louis University in Baguio City shines in Geodetic Engineering Licensure Exam, with three topnotchers and a high passing rate.

Nov 7, 2023 · 1 min read

Carlos Brylle Artates: Cordilleran Ranks 9th in Civil Engineering Exam

Carlos Brylle Artates, Cordilleran from Tabuk City, earns 9th place in April 2024 Civil Engineering Licensure Exam.

Apr 26 · 2 min read

Abra Cops Sell Etag to Support Scholars

Abra cops are making a difference by selling etag to fund scholarships for students in need. Read more about their inspiring initiative!

Mar 8 · 3 min read

Lang-ay Festival 2024: Celebrating Diversity in Mountain Province

Experience the vibrant Lang-ay Festival 2024 in Mountain Province. Join the celebration of culture, unity, and diversity! Umali Kayo!

Mar 7 · 6 min read

Bryan Balancia: DOST Scholar ranks 2nd in Mechanical Engineers Licensure Examination

Bryan Balancia, a DOST scholar and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Saint Louis University, achieves Top 2 in the Mechanical Engineers Licensure Exam.

Feb 28 · 2 min read

Giselle Precious Alvarez: Igorot Lady Ranks 7th in Respiratory Therapists Exam

Giselle Precious Alvarez, Igorot lady from Tanudan, Kalinga, ranks 7th in the February 2024 Respiratory Therapists Licensure Examination.

Feb 15 · 2 min read

Arl Dave Dangao Portacio: The First-ever Architect of Kabugao, Apayao

Meet Arl Dave Dangao Portacio, the architect who defied the odds to become the first architect of Kabugao, Apayao.

Feb 2 · 3 min read

Igorot Actor Roxie Smith Nominated Promising Female Star | 5th VP Choice Awards

Igorot actor and Miss Earth 2020 first runner-up, Roxie Smith, nominated for Promising Female Star of the Year at the 5th Village Pipol Choice Award.

Jan 24 · 3 min read

Igorotak: 7 Paths to Embrace Your Igorot Roots

Embrace Igorotak identity with 7 enlightening paths. Celebrate your Igorot heritage, unlock cultural pride on this unique journey.

Jan 8 · 3 min read

Proud Igorot?

Imagine an online community where Igorot from all corners of the world come together to connect, share stories, and celebrate the rich tapestry of Igorot culture. That's precisely what Igorotage offers.

Join us now to be a part of this vibrant digital tapestry and contribute your unique thread to the story of the Igorot people.

Join Igorotage About us