‘Tis the Season for. . . PLC Application!

Post Leaving Cert courses (PLCs) are designed to give students the skills required for employment. They are closely linked with industry and prepare students for work. There is a mixed teaching approach taken to PLC education; students are taught through academic studies, work experience and more practical ‘hands on’ learning.

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Strengths Finder 2.0 Tom Rath

This is a succinct insightful book that helps you to identify the strengths of your personality. It is a quick read. Most people will have the text and the Strengths Finder test completed within 2 hours. Although I wasn’t blown away by the results, it validated what I already knew about myself.

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Wedding Planner – Cathy O’Shea

I work in a large city centre hotel in Dublin. We host approx.70 weddings a year. It is a busy and pressurised work environment. I lead a team of people who strive to make the couple’s wedding day special and live up to their dreams and expectations they have for their big day. Did you […]

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CAO Application Process 2018

The Central Applications Office (CAO) is now open to accept applications for 2018. The CAO accept applications for 47 Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) across Ireland.  This means that you make one college application – eliminating the need to apply to each college individually. CAO offers each applicant the chance to apply for up to 20 […]

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Getting the Most from a College Open Day

November and December are busy months for college Open Days. Prospective students are lured out of school to the dazzling expansive university campuses for a glimpse into their future classrooms and the promise of accelerating careers. . . or not? Here’s the low down on college Open Days and a few tips to keep it […]

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The Top 8 Websites for Leaving Cert Students

I have scanned through the websites Leaving Cert students and their teachers are using to help them to prepare for the exams. There are so many websites out there that it can be hard to know which are worth investing time in. I have put the work in for you and these are the 8 […]

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How to Organise an Effective Study Group

Now that we are well into the school year, many students will have created study timetable for themselves and have a good study routine established. For most this will be all they need to stay on top of their studies and make progress in 6th year. The highly motivated student however may be eager to engage […]

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Guide to UCAS Application

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) is the college application system in place in the UK. Every year many Irish students choose this route for their college education.

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CAO Offers

Tomorrow thousands of CAO applicants will receive offers for places in the colleges and universities across the country. The process is fairly straightforward but here are a few pointers to help you on your way.

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