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Senior Cycle Options
Leaving Cert Subjects and Grades 
FAQ's Subject Choice  
Senior Cycle Subjects - An Overview 
Subjects and Aptitude Tests 
Senior Cycle Subject Choice - LCVP 
Senior Cycle Subject Choice - Language & Science 
Easiest Leaving Cert subjects?  
LC Subjects-The Irish Times 
Options' Night Presentations  
Careers News
Home Economics will be a five year course from 2015  
Crisis shortage of Civil Engineering graduates in Ireland 
New Leaving Cert Points Scale 
Careers Articles
10 Essential CV Writing Verbs 
CAO Summary and Checklist  
CAO - Change of Mind Tips 
Careers Articles
Information for Parents 
Alternative Study Routes 
Useful Websites and Apps 
STEM Education in Ireland 
Careers Using the Irish Language 
Job Hunting and Interviews  
Third Level Grants
How to apply for a SUSI grant? 
College Supports
Students with Disabilities  
Third Level Scolarships 
Third Level
Going to College... 
College Accomodation 
Incoming 1st Year Students
First Year Options 2017 
Detailed Information on Junior Cert Subjects 
10 tips for parents of children starting secondary school 
Transitioning from Primary to Secondary School 
Waterford Support Services
Support Services in Waterford 
Study & Exams
Stress Fact Sheet  
Study Tips 
Avoid Exam Stress 
Relax Body & Mind 
Study Abroad
Why Study Abroad? 
Study in the UK 

Study Tips

Good Habits
Study in the same place each day/evening
No TV, mobile phone or computer distractions
Decide on time required for each piece of homework or assignment
Take short breaks & reward yourself when work is finished

Get organised before you start – have a clear desk or table
Student Record Book
Text books, copy books, note pads, files, flash cards etc...
Pens, pencils, drawing equipment, calculator dictionary etc...

Use your Student Record Book
Write down homework as it is set
Tick off when you complete homework
Note important dates for oral, practical and project deadlines

Get motivated, set  SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time-bound)goals, plan ahead
The key to motivation is to set realistic goals on your Careers Portal account under exam targets
Set daily, weekly, monthly goals – Make sure these are realistic
Enjoy the sense of achievement as you reach these targets

Time management
Do work at same time each evening; get into a steady routine
Allocate time for each assignment
Take short breaks (and keep them short)
Use any “leftover” time to review work
- Summarise topic in notes or bullet point form
- Summarise a chapter
- Select questions from revision exercise at end of topic or chapter
- Highlight headings, key facts, dates etc in notes
- Read
Tackling a test or exam paper
Read all of question or paper before you start
Allocate time for each question – spend more time on questions worth more marks
Answer your “best” question first but don't spend too much time on them at the expense of available marks elsewhere

Use resources available to you such a to check marking schemes and past papers. 


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Friday, August 18, 2017 

Predicting 2017 CAO Points

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HSE National Ambulance Service is recruiting for Student Paramedics

Friday, August 18, 2017 

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