After the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) revised its policies and implementing guidelines on the operation of review centers in the country, no review center is allowed to operate without a tie-up with any accredited school.
This policy is intended to regulate the operation of review centers in the country under the provisions of Republic Act No. 7722, Executive Order No. 566, and CHED Memorandum Order No. 30, S. 2007.
EXCEL First Review and Training Center based from Cebu City is now affiliated with Holy Name University. The said affiliation is bounded with a three year contract signed by HNU President, Fr. Francisco T. Estepa, SVD and Engr. Jaime R. Tiong, President and CEO of Excel First Review and Training Center effective September 5, 2008 until year 2011.