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Having a Positive Attitude towards Study
When you think of homework and study, most of you almost immediately feel a sense of dread and negativity, right? Something to really not look forward to and something you really don't want to have to do? Well, it doesn't have to always be like that! I know, that's easier said than done, but changing the way you perceive study and school has the potential to ...
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Everything you need to know when applying to UCAS
UCAS stands for Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. It's the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the CAO. If you're planning to study a university degree in the UK, you have to apply through UCAS. Last year, I applied through UCAS and am now studying Occupational Therapy (MOccTh) at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. I understand it can be a daunting...
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How to manage 6th year - Tips from The Student Coach
6th year goes fast, don’t underestimate how quickly the time will go by! It's your responsibility to start revising last year’s material as well as keeping track of the various deadlines and applications that you have to make this year. Below, Berni from the Students Coach gives some great tips on how to manage 6th year effectively. Applications ...
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5th Year - How to get a head start
5th year represents an excellent opportunity to get set up for the final year.  Although many of you will have completed TY and aren't certain on how to get back into study mode, you don’t need to panic!  You'll be back on track in no time. The Students Coach discusses in the blog below, the things that you should to pay attention to this year: ...
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Key Dates for the 2018/19 School Year
Being organised is a no-brainer when it comes to studying well. One of the steps in being organised with your school year is knowing all the important dates in your calendar: deadlines, application dates, open days, etc. and working towards them, knowing how much time you have. Here, we've saved you time by listing all of the major dates in this year's...
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Everything you need to know about Appealing your Leaving Cert Results
On the day of the Leaving Cert results, not all students are happy if they have not received the grades they had hoped. The appeals process allows students to view their Leaving Cert scripts to see where they may have gone down on marks and if they believe they were not awarded the marks they deserved. In 2018, 9,087 scripts were appealed and 1,453 of these scripts were aw...