Applying to CAO

This is a presentation I delivered to students in Blackrock Further Education Institute to assist them in making their CAO applications. The presentation is aimed at QQI and Mature applications to CAO. The presentation is also very relevant for Leaving Cert students. I hope CAO applicants, as well as, Guidance Counsellors across second level and […]

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Applying to UCAS 2019

Considering college in the UK? This presentation covers all the necessary information you need to make your application. This presentation includes ample links to help you to delve further in your research. Some top tips here on writing a Personal Statement, asking for a Reference and preparing for a College Interview. Download the presentation here. […]

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Guide to UCAS Application 2019

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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SOS The Sixth Year Survival Guide

Your Leaving Cert year is undoubtedly the most challenging year of your education to date. You need to hit the ground running and this can leave you feeling confused and overwhelmed. Many students are slow to leave the starting blocks because they don’t know what direction they need to take to reach the finish line. […]

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I Failed Leaving Cert Maths. What Can I do?

Maths is a requirement for the majority of CAO courses. If you failed Maths the first thing you need to do is check the minimum entry requirements for the courses you applied for. You can check this in the college prospectus, on the college website or on the coursefinder on CareersPortal. Unfortunately if you don’t […]

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How does the CAO Offer Process Work?

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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Want to Appeal a Leaving Cert Grade?

There is a process in place for Leaving Cert students to view their exam scripts and if they wish they can appeal a result/s. This can be a worthwhile exercise, especially if you narrowly missed out on course. It can also be very enlightening for students; it can show you where you lost marks and this […]

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Leaving Cert Results 2018 – What to Expect

The wait is finally coming to an end. With days to go until the Leaving Cert results some students may be feeling some nervous tension. This is only natural. You have been building up to this event for almost a year and the end is in sight.

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Founder & CEO – Chris Maher

Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity (www.musicalyouthfoundation.org) The Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity (CHY18624) is dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged children in Ireland by providing opportunities for them to succeed and excel through the proven power of music education.

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