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To provide best holistic review programs and services that bring out the best test performance and effective persons among professionals.


Dr Carl E. Balita Review Center (CBRC) is an off-shoot of the review experience of its founder who started in the review industry in 1993 while he was faculty of the graduate school and college of nursing of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.  Dr Carl Balita’s fifteen (15) years of review experience, six (6) years of university academic experience, and five (5) years of Deanship were perceived sufficient credibility to evolve a review center in 2004, which is now branded as Dr Carl Balita Review Center.

CBRC is a company duly organized under Philippine laws, registered at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), recognized by Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to Operate as Review Center with two Permits, No. 10 and 11 series of 2008.  CBRC was among the first review centers recognized by CHED and was used as a benchmark.  As part of the CEB Group of Companies, CBRC is a member of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and is one of the founding directors of the Review Center Association of the Philippines (ReCAP), an organization of review centers recognized by the government which advocates integrity and credibility in the review industry.
CBRC has established itself with a corporate organizational set-up operating under a quality-oriented management system and processes, with a centralized operation in Metro Manila,.CBRC also has service centers in Baguio City, San Fernando La Union, Dagupan City Pangasinan, Tarlac City, Balanga Bataan, Naga City, Cebu City and Roxas City.


Dr. Carl Balita is a Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Registered Professional Teacher with Master of Arts in Nursing and Doctor of Humanities. From his alma mater, University of Santo Tomas, Dr. Carl Balita already exemplified superb leadership and eventually evolved to be one of the excellent-rated faculty members of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, where he taught for six years before he became the Dean of Dominican College, which both paved the way to his career as a reviewer. Carl became one of the most sought after national reviewers since 1993, giving birth to the Dr. Carl E. Balita Review Center, a much respected brand in the nursing review industry, trusted by top universities and has consistently produced topnotchers and tens of thousands of passers through the years. Dr. Carl Balita combines his wit, humor, and his gift to motivate and inspire through his music, which are strategically used to create dynamism in his delivery.

He is the author of the best selling “Ultimate Learning Guide to Nursing Review and Ultimate Testing Guide to Nursing Review” and the publisher of various nursing references. He is also the man behind the first and only interactive online review

The multi-faceted Dr. Carl Balita is the entrepreneur who established and overhauled nine (9) successful enterprises, the media personality behind ABS CBN DZMM’s multi-awarded, radio program “Radyo Negosyo” which is a KBP Golden Dove Awardee, CMMA Hall of Fame Award recipient, and cited as Most Inspiring Youth Entrepreneur Enabler of Go Negosyo (a Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship). He is a recipient of Best Public Service Host of KBP Golden Dove Awards, a motivational speaker to the corporate world, the visionary movie producer of the film “Nars” and of the motivational album “I-Dream”.