Entries by Chris Delacruz

AIEP Christmas Party 2019

One thing so great about Christmas is that it lets you forget the worries of the past year as it brings a renewed sense of hope.  It is a time when families and friends get together to let go of whatever difficulties they have gone through and to just appreciate one another.

AIEP Co-founder Paulo Magbuhos Guest Speaker at

On December 13, 2016, American Institute for English Proficiency co-founder, Paulo Valentino Magbuhos, or Vin as he is commonly called at AIEP, was invited by Chiang Kai Shek College to present to the business administration students the topic, “Challenges of being an Entrepreneur.” In his presentation, Vin discussed capital and how and where to get […]

IELTS Masterclass in Makati

Score higher. Ace your exam. Take a MASTERCLASS for IELTS. American Institute for English Proficiency Makati Branch: 227 Salcedo Street, Suite 2G www.aiepro.com ~ 0917-850-3456 IELTS – February 27 (8am – 5pm) Modules: Reading Comprehension Listening Speaking Writing And more: TECHNIQUES on Scoring Higher DOS and DON’TS IMPRESSING the Writng and Speaking Evaluator PREPARATION Strategies […]


In order to give you a better learning experience here at the American Institute for English Proficiency, we will be automating the scheduling of your class attendance.  Instead of putting your name on the sign-up sheet at the front desk, you will simply fill out an online schedule confirmation form.  Please note that all schedules […]


Christopher Delacruz is the co-founder and general manager of the American Institute for English Proficiency and has a degree in Political Science from Seattle University in Seattle, Washington. He is a former school literary magazine editor, newspaper editor-in-chief, and has worked as a writing consultant at Seattle University’s Writing Center. He is a multi-award parliamentary […]


To many, learning is a drag.  Studying is hard.  School is boring.  While I agree that there are times when the education experience becomes difficult to bear, it is still up to the individual to compel himself to make it through.  Sure, an inspiring teacher or classmate would help; but what happens when the role […]