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How to succeed in the Junior Cert Irish Oral
The oral option at Junior Cert is something I would definitely recommend taking – it’s easy to prep for, and will mean that you have 40% of your exam completed by June! While the idea of doing an oral now may well give you nightmares, I can assure you that by the end of this guide, you will be dead set on doing one, and doing one well! At the end of the day, the aim...
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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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Introducing: Studyclix Quizzes!
The Studyclix Team have been working hard over the last year to create a brand new study feature for you: Quizzes! You asked, and we listened. A huge number of students said they wanted a new, fun way of studying, and so we put together this great new study tool, that is a mix of fun, interactive and engaging. Keep reading to find out how to use Quizzes. Studyclix Qu...
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How to get a H1 in the Leaving Cert Spanish Exam
Spanish is a little different to other Leaving Cert subjects, it can’t be crammed! A language is more like a skill rather than a “subject”, it has to be practised as well as memorising grammar and vocabulary. Treat it like a sport or instrument, practise!  Natasha received a H1 in her Spanish exam last year. Below she shares some tips on how she achiev...
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How to get a H1 in the Leaving Cert Geography Exam
A lot of people say Geography is an easy subject that relies on rote learning. While this might be partly true; you do have to learn many facts, figures and processes, it is not the essence of what Geography is about as a field of study. Geography requires a skill far greater than just having the ability to memorize pre-written essays. To truly succeed in geograp...