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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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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‘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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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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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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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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Funding Your College Education

July can provide a long suspense for many students who eagerly await Leaving Cert results. However there are a few things you can do this month to occupy your mind and prepare for college. One of which is looking into how you are going to fund your college education.

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