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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    kris silveira Says:

    St Joseph of Cupertino
    please help my sister in her 12thstandard board exams .She is a hard working
    person .please assit her in these exams .As The Almighty granted you the grace of being asked only the questions you knew .in a similar manner help my sister.because this exams will mark the starting of her career please help her
    St joseph
    In Jesus Name

  2. [ 89 ]
    brian Says:

    Please help me and my friends pass in this very important Exam in our life.the board of civil engineering exam this coming may 7th 2009.pls pray for us who will take the exam.because this exam can really change our life.pls pray for us to gain more confidence to pass this examination. GodBless us all.

  3. [ 88 ]
    Joy Rheda Villanueva Says:

    thank you st. joseph of cupertino. i passed the PNLE, my friends also passed the board exam. Thanks be to God. =)

  4. [ 87 ]
    Paul M. Says:

    Please pray for me as i take my NCLEX exam. Lord,please guide me and give me the confidence to do well in my exam. In Jesus name. Amen.

  5. [ 86 ]
    Sara Says:

    Please pray for my sister you will be appearing the 10th standard board exam tomorrow. Lord, please guide her and give her the confidence to do her exams well.

  6. [ 85 ]
    Karen L. Katigbak, RN Says:

    St. Joseph of Cupertino, thank you so much, I am now a Registered Nurse! Thanks for the help and for the blessings…

  7. [ 84 ]
    Karen L. Katigbak, RN Says:

    Thank you to St. Joseph of Cupertino for helping me to pass the nursing board exam. Thank you so much and I love you! Karen L. Katigbak, RN

  8. [ 83 ]
    Tessie Siongco Says:

    Please help my nephew Mark Anthony G. pass his nursing examination last November 2008. Please help him to gain confidence to pass the examination with your proper guidance. God Bless us.

  9. [ 82 ]
    Agatha Says:

    Oh Dear St. Joseph of Cupertino,

    Please help me pass my so very important Medical Licensing exam with a high score this Thurs.the 29th in Germany.Also please pray for me. This is sooo very important to me. I need to get into residency and without this passing grade it would be nearly impossible for me to get in.Please let me open the envelope from USMLE with a high pass.
    Thank you in Advance..

  10. [ 81 ]
    Jeff Batac Says:

    (never known to fail)

    Oh Most beautiful flower of Mt Carmel, fruit vine splendorous of heaven, blessed Mother of the son of God, immaculate Virgin assist me in my necessity. Star of the Sea, help me and show me herein you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity, there are none that can withstand your power. Oh show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee. (3 times) I place this cause in your hand. (3 times). Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. Amen. This prayer must be said for three days and after that the request will be granted. Prayer must be published.

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