Survival Guide

Leaving Certificate. The Be-all and End-all?

At this stage, getting ready to enter my fourth and final year of college, I thought that the leaving cert would be quite faint in my memory – always dismal but barely there. It’s not until

Top Five Tips For Surviving Exam Season

Exam season is just around the corner with timetables starting to be released in the coming weeks. Exams are stressful for everyone whether you’re in first year or final year. Here are five tips

Let’s Talk About Oral Exams

Leaving Certificate Orals, three words that can strike fear in any secondary school student and give war flashbacks to those who have already gone through the daunting exam. Almost all students in

Put your well-being ahead of exams, Samaritans say

Secondary school students, exam season is here and looking after our health and well-being is especially important around this stressful time. Samaritans Ireland are appealing to students, parents,

Forget cramming , get a good night's sleep to ace exams

Students sitting Leaving and Junior Cert exams next week need to get as much sleep as they can – up to 10 hours a night if possible – as it will affect how they perform.   The

Tips for filling out your cao form

1. Remember; it’s YOUR choice – This might seem a bit obvious, but this is your CAO form and it should be your choices that are listed on it. Just because you’re a straight A student doesn’t