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Paula Estepa: SLU Grad Ranks Top 10 in November 2023 Nursing Board Exam

Paula Angela Vinluan Estepa, a Saint Louis University graduate, ranks Top 10 in the November 2023 Philippine Nurses Licensure Examination.

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Paula Estepa, a standout Saint Louis University grad in Baguio City, top 10 in Nov '23 Philippine Nurses Exam, blends academic excellence with community commitment.

In a world where many professionals aim to work abroad, Paula Angela Vinluan Estepa, a recent graduate of Saint Louis University in Baguio City, is a great example of someone making a difference in their local community. She ranked in the top 10 of the November 2023 Philippine Nurses Licensure Examination, highlighting the impact individuals can have when they prioritize serving their local communities.

From Graduating with Honors to a Top Performer

Estepa, a Magna Cum Laude graduate, shares a story of unexpected success. After finishing the licensure exam, doubts lingered due to some uncertain moments during the test. However, Estepa's self-confidence, rooted in the belief that she had given her absolute best, not only led her to pass but secured her a spot among the top performers.

The Joyful Approach to Learning

What sets Estepa apart is her unique approach to success - finding joy in studying. In a world where exam preparation can be tough, she encourages others to strike a balance, avoid unnecessary stress, and, most importantly, enjoy the learning process. It's a refreshing perspective that challenges the conventional narrative.

Wise Advice for Future Exam Takers

To future Philippine Nurses Licensure Examination takers, Estepa offers valuable advice. She acknowledges the challenges of the journey and emphasizes that there's no one-size-fits-all formula for success. Instead, she encourages candidates to accept the inevitability of mental breakdowns, viewing them as part of the learning process. Her key takeaway? Always remind yourself of your purpose and never underestimate the power of prayer.

Balancing Local Commitments with Global Dreams

While many professionals dream of working abroad, Estepa underscores the importance of a dual commitment - serving the local community first. Her stance reflects the urgent need for skilled professionals within the Philippines, challenging the conventional pursuit of international opportunities.

A Story of Resilience, Service, and Academic Brilliance

Paula Angela Vinluan Estepa's journey from a Magna Cum Laude graduate to a top performer is a narrative of resilience, service, and academic brilliance. Her story challenges aspiring professionals to reconsider their paths, urging them to find joy in their pursuits, serve their communities, and approach challenges with unwavering confidence.

In a world often dominated by tales of global ambitions, Estepa's story serves as a powerful reminder that meaningful journeys often begin with a commitment to local impact.


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