Breaking Down the Barriers of Education with Resilience

  Resilience “refers to a class of phenomenon characterized by good outcomes in spite of serious threats to adaptation or development” (Masten, 2001).   This is something I see regularly in my work with young people and very evident with those young people who are impacted by the extra challenges of: ADHD, Autism, Asperger’s, Dyspraxia, […]

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 […]

CAO QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

 Monday 20 August is the day for CAO offers.  Here are some answers to the most common questions.  I didn’t get any offer what can I do? Check “Available” Courses on the CAO website. www.cao.ie. Make sure you have necessary entry requirements. Review the modules, ensure you are happy with the modules and this course relates […]