‘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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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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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 2017: What to Expect

The wait is finally coming to an end. With only a week 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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CAO Application – Changed Your Mind??

If you have made a CAO application and you want to reconsider your choices then there Is good news in store! The CAO offer a wonderful service for all you undecided students that allows you to Change Your Mind and make as many changes to your application as you want. So what is this wonderful […]

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