Prayer for Passing the Board Exam

Posted on: August 28, 2007 by : hoop
Category : Faith | Viewed 3683 times

Update: Just a little clarification, you don’t pray to St. Joseph to help you pass the exam. You pray to St. Joseph to intercede for you to God to help you pass your exam.

150px-saintjosephcupertino.jpgAll this talk in the blogosphere about people searching for Philippine Nursing Board Exam results made me remember the time I took my own board exam. This was for my Engineering board exam. I passed with flying colors but not without studying my ass off and saying a little prayer to St. Joseph of Cupertino, the Patron Saint for examinees.

It was my mom who taught me this prayer as she knew the stress I was undergoing. The reason behind that was because the exams were nearing and I wasn’t too confident with what my Review School was teaching me. That was after I compared what my other batchmates were learning from the other Review schools. So she slipped me this prayer and told me to pray it for nine days straight and say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Mary’s and 3 Glory Be’s afterwards.

Prayer for a Successful Examination

Oh Great St. Joseph of Cupertino, who while on earth was given the grace of being asked in your examination only the questions you know. Please obtain for me the like favor in these examinations which I am now preparing for. In return, I promise to invoke you and to make you known through Christ, Our Lord. Amen.

Its been about 10 years already, but Thank You Again St. Joseph for helping me pass my board exam. My wife gave this prayer to her sister to help her pass her certification so she could work abroad and she too passed. And yes you can use this for any type of exam not just for major one’s. In return of course, please don’t forget to pass this prayer around in honor of St. Joseph of Cupertino. :D

If you have time, check out these useful tips on how to pass an exam. If you are looking for a job or are unemployed, try asking help from St. Cayetano through this prayer for Job Seekers and the unemployed.

Update: I just passed my PHP 5 Zend Certification Exam and am now a Zend Certified Engineer. Not bad for only 2 weeks worth of studying, a large part can be attributed to this Prayer, Hard Work (Do your best and let God do the rest) and Faith.

What should you do afterwards? I guess the minimum you can do is to spread this prayer around in honor of St. Joseph. If you want to go further than that, well first, I salute you, for going to the next level of sharing the Grace that you had received from God. I believe that what we have in life all comes from God, and when we give it to those in need, it comes back to us a hundred fold. On my part, I usually have a Thank You Mass said at Church when God had gifted me with a Blessing, aside from that I do other acts of Charity. But please try to do it anonymously and with utmost humility like what Jesus said in the Bible.

Try not to forget also this little blessing from God. So that when you go out in this world you will try to live a moral life. Some choices may be difficult to make, but remember that God always protects and provides for his righteous people. Lastly, kindly remember, that it is our sinfulness that keeps us away from God and the Graces He bestows. But God is always willing to forgive us, if we ask Him to with a contrite heart.


367 Responses to “Prayer for Passing the Board Exam”

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    Jeff Batac Says:

    I took my exams last Dec. 2008 and i still haven’t gotten my marks back yet. I don’t really feel confident about them considering i was going in with a not so good marks and i am totally just relying to my faith in God just to help me accept with it and get on with it in case i don’t pass the courses. Also, i believe that God works in mysterious ways and that He can make a miracle and let me pass the courses. Please pray for me, i know there are more major needs out there but thank you God for listening to me. Thank you St. Joseph of Cupertino.

  2. [ 79 ]
    exotsoupe Says:

    Some peoples says that you need, other that you dont.
    I hope you help

  3. [ 78 ]
    Jill Says:

    Thank you St Joseph of Cupertino for hearing my prayers as yesterday I passed the PHR exam!
    I studied and worked hard at this, but I prayed to you and thank you for listening. Amen!

  4. [ 77 ]
    Grace Says:

    Dear Saint Joseph of Cupertino. Please help me in my present need. I am preparing for my Physical Therapy Licensure Exam this coming Feb 1 and 2, 2009. I ask for you intercession my dear Saint Josepf of Cupertino to please help me pass my board exam. Please help me.

  5. [ 76 ]
    Betty Says:

    please guide through this cert/exam,insurance billing & coding,its been quite a struggle for me, the test is on thursday ,Dec.18th,2008 with me in spirt as i prepare/study for this exam final. I’m very nerous about this exam,this is the direction I want to go in my life.(Medical Coder for Physcian).please help me allow for me to get on the right track in my life,for this is my career choice in life.

  6. [ 75 ]
    Annie Says:

    Praise God, Jesus Christ,the Holy Spirit the Blessed Mother, St Joseph and all the saints in heaven. St Joseph of Cupertino you have been a powerful intecessor for my son, who has passed all exams for his 3rd Mate’s license. Thank you for all your prayers and help. We will invoke your name.
    For all of you who read this, remember that you need to believe to receive. Merry Christmas!!Love Annie

  7. [ 74 ]
    Annie Says:

    Dear St. Joseph,
    Iwant to give thanks for my son who did pass his Celestial Navigation exam. Now he must repeat 2 exams which he has previously passed. Please intercede for him and help him pass there exams. He has been praying and studying delligently. Give him patience and staediness. I ask this of you through Jesus Christ, my Saviour and Lord. I will spread your name and miraculous works.Love, Annie

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    Ederlina Says:

    St. Joseph, help me to pass my nclex tomorrow. dec. 10. I need you St. Joseph, please help me. Amen

  9. [ 72 ]
    Marianne RN Says:

    St. Joseph of Cupertino Thank you your at my side when am taking the NLE last Nov 29 and 30
    I did my best to answers questions, and grant my petition or request that I gonna passed the NLE. I have faith in you, my name will be post in the list of all passers . In return, I promise to invoke you and make you known through christ, AMEN..

  10. [ 71 ]
    chona gonzales Says:

    It’s been the 4th day since i took the last weekend board exam…I thank you that Finally I took the board exam and for giving me oppurtunity….I always think and pray that I do hope to pass the Board Exam…I tried all my best…but there’s one thing that I’s just all about my erasures…I really wish it would not affect my grade…Thank you Jesus..Thank you St.Jude,Thank you St. Joseph that I found you and being there for me and giving me hope..Pray for us…Love Chona

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