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Advice on filling out the CAO

Filling out the CAO (Central Applications Office) form can be a daunting task. Especially if you’re a student trying to decide on your next step after finishing secondary school. Here are some tips to help you navigate the process: Start Early The CAO form becomes available in November. It’s a good idea to start thinking […]

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Study over Christmas Break with out stressing

Study over Christmas Break & Not Burn out

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the idea of fitting in studying over the Christmas break? It can be tough to balance the pressure of the Leaving Cert with the desire to relax and enjoy the your time off at Christmas break. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your study time […]

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Image Title of Blog Post Books LC Students Need to Read

Books Leaving Cert Students Need to Read

Books are one of the best ways to learn in my opinion. There is always something you can take away from them. While it may not teach you directly sometimes it’s the best thing you’ve learned. I know you might feel that you already have to read so much for the Leaving Cert. There is […]

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Leaving Cert 2022 Timetable Countdown

How Long Until Leaving Cert Countdown 2023 Exams

The Leaving Cert can seem like it is really far away. It isn’t until you see it written out that you realise that it is much closer than you think! Have a look at the countdown timer below to see how many days, hours, minutes and seconds until the Leaving Cert exams start in June! […]

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Burnout: How To Avoid it Before The Leaving Cert

Why Students Burnout For most people doing the Leaving Cert is one of the most stressful things that they will do in their lives to that point. At the start of the year, some students go all out from the start and burnout by Christmas. They don’t put in the required work for their mocks […]

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Best Study Apps for Studying For The Leaving Cert

In today’s world, it can be incredibly hard to concentrate on the work in front of you. Constantly we are bombarded with social media posts, stories, news updates, snaps from our friends, DMs and most importantly – memes. But with the Leaving Cert always looming (no matter whether you’re in 5th or 6th year you’re […]

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Advice To 6th Year Me

Welcome to 6th year – the year of school that really matters (if your teachers haven’t already told you). This time it is not like going into 5th year (if you are read our advice for 5th years) you know what is going on, you are now the 6th years you were scared of when […]

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Getting A H1 in The Leaving Cert With Calculated Grades For 2021

Please let me preface this by saying I am not a part of the SEC. I have no say if the Leaving Cert will be cancelled for 2021. This is merely my opinion that it is likely that it will be cancelled again. While the government has come out to say that the 2021 Leaving […]

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6 Tips On How To Make A Study Plan For The Leaving Cert

There is an old adage that says “Fail to plan, plan to fail”. Therefore, it is important for any person doing the Leaving Cert to have a study plan in place. This will help to get the most out of your study time. Have a physical study plan/ timetable printed out This was the backbone […]

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Advice to 5th Year Me

I think a lot of people when they are going into 5th year are coming from two different worlds. One just had their shortest summer ever after sitting the Junior Cert (well that was in pre-COVID times…) in 3rd year. The other just spent the last year mostly dossing but that’s not always a bad […]

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