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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Dublin City FM Interview – Tips for Leaving Cert.

  Thank you to Ellen Leonard of Saturday Brunch on Dublin City FM for having me back on her radio show again yesterday. I was delighted to be asked to give an interview on Last Minute Tips for Leaving Cert students. Tune in to the link below to listen back. Tips for Leaving Cert Dublin […]

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Student of Now Careers Summit

I was delighted to be part of the brand new Career’s Summit ‘Student of Now’ that took place today in the bright and modern Tara Building in Dublin City Centre. It was an intimate gathering allowing 20 students and several Guidance Counsellors time to chat with the careers mentors in a casual and informal setting. 

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A Nursing Career

Breda Murphy – Clinical Nurse Manager It’s a tough profession at times but I do get a great sense of achievement when I make  a person’s life a bit easier. 

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Nursing Opportunities in Ireland and UK

Well done to Dunboyne College of Further Education on hosting a really informative session on nursing opportunities. The college treated local guidance counsellors to a delicious lunch and an opportunity to both learn about nursing prospects in Ireland and the UK, and to network with fellow guidance counsellors. It was a very valuable and engaging […]

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Cracking the College Code – Catherine O’Connor

‘A practical guide to making the most of the first year college experience.’ Written by a college lecturer this book fills a gap in the market. I don’t know of another really practical book that gives a student (and parent) the information they need to know to make the transition from Second to Third Level […]

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Cathal Brugha Street DIT – Celebrating 75 Years

Delighted to attend the Guidance Counsellor’s Information Day at DIT Cathal Brugha Street yesterday. It was my first time in this pretty awesome building. There were many members of staff and students welcoming the Guidance Counsellors.  They made themselves available for questions and were only too happy to promote their courses. Overall the reception was […]

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Motivational Career Counselling and Coaching: Cognitive and Behavourial Approaches – Steve Sheward and Rhena Branch

  Sheward and Branch have produced a very comprehensive guide for Career Counsellors. Chapter one introduces the reader to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and how it can be used to enhance career counselling sessions. There are many CBT exercises that the authors explain step-by-step to careers advisors to assist them in coaching their clients. I […]

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Tips for Language Oral Exams

With the Irish Oral and Language Oral exams only around the corner, now is the time to really immerse yourself in your language and start to speak, think and even dream in it. The only problem is that once one oral is over you need to start immersing yourself in the other language! How confusing […]

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