Fudolig, Physics ‘whiz kid,’ makes it to UP Law
Not resting on her laurels, a former child prodigy takes on another venture, this time making her way to law school.
Mikaela Irene Fudolig, who graduated summa cum laude from the University of the Philippines (UP) at 16 years old, was among the 218 passers of the 2016 UP Law Aptitude Exam.
Fudolig, who now holds a Ph.D. in Physics, earned her bachelor’s degree in Physics in 2007 with a general weighted average of 1.099.
She began her college life at 11 years old under an experimental program for gifted children.
Upon graduation, Fudolig became a faculty member of the Institute of Physics and earned her Master’s degree in 2013 and her doctoral degree in 2014 in UP. She was also a Fulbright scholar for doctoral enrichment in Economics at the University of California – Irvine. CDG
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