Applying for Medicine – have a Plan B in place.

With around 470 places available to study Medicine within the CAO system I estimate that less than 1% of applicants sitting the leaving cert actually gain a place. To do so they must effectively be capable of achieving a minimum of c.570 points as well as achieving a high score of around 175 on the […]

The Importance of an Honours Degree

One of the most important pieces of advice we can give to Leaving Cert students in our practice is “whatever you do, get a good solid Honours Degree. At least then, you will have a meaningful qualification from which you can launch your career”. The experience of being away at college for three to four […]

STUPID, STUPID, STUPID INTELLIGENCE.

Stupid is a word that annoys me especially when it is attached to a person. When a person refers to themselves as stupid it normally means that this is something that they have become conditioned to through reinforcement from an external source. Having experienced this and witnessed this during 6th class in primary school I can […]

Subject Choice – Getting it Right

“No one was Born into the World whose Work is not Born with him” (James Russell Lowell 1891-91). Our consultants see many Junior Certificate / Transition Year Students each year that are faced with the task of selecting their Leaving Certificate Subjects. This is an important decision and getting it right can have a positive […]