Advice: Brian Mooney
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Ask Brian: My daughter wants to teach, but her Irish is poor. What are her options?
- March 13, 2017
My son’s mock results were poor. Should he drop levels in some subjects?
- March 7, 2017
We cannot afford to send our daughter to university. What are her options?
- February 28, 2017
What changes can my son expect from the new junior cycle?
- February 21, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter’s CAO choices revolve around her boyfriend. What should I do?
- February 13, 2017
Ask Brian: ‘My daughter missed out on medicine. Should she repeat?’
- February 5, 2017
Ask Brian: What are the financial costs of my son dropping out of his course?
- January 31, 2017
Ask Brian: Is private health cover mandatory for foreign students?
- January 23, 2017
Ask Brian: Is there a cheap way to prepare for the Hpat test for medical courses?
- January 17, 2017
Ask Brian: My new year’s resolution is to finally get a degree – but where do I start?
- January 10, 2017
Ask Brian: My daughter is stressed out by her CAO choices. Can you help?
- December 6, 2016
Ask Brian: How do I keep students engaged with science?
- November 28, 2016
Ask Brian: How do I secure school places for my children moving back to Ireland?
- November 22, 2016
Ask Brian: What does a ‘restricted’ college course mean?
- November 15, 2016
Ask Brian: What rights do I have if my college course ceases to operate?
- November 8, 2016
Ask Brian: How can I ensure my child won’t lose out due to teacher strikes?
- October 26, 2016
Ask Brian: I finally have my first choice following an upgrade. What should I do?
- October 25, 2016
Ask Brian: My daughter is not fully registered for college due to Garda vetting delays
- October 18, 2016
Ask Brian: I’m burnt-out. What are my teaching options?
- October 11, 2016
What supports are there to help my dyslexic son access third level?
- October 4, 2016
Ask Brian: Will Brexit affect my UK college plans next year?
- September 27, 2016
Ask Brian: Will the new points system affect me?
- September 20, 2016
Ask Brian: Can my daughter defer to mull over her choice of college course?
- September 13, 2016
Ask Brian: Should I be paid for my teaching placement?
- September 6, 2016
New college year: How student grant system SUSI works
- August 25, 2016
Brian Mooney: Still hoping for college? Check ‘Available Places’
- August 24, 2016
Brian Mooney: Will points rise this year for chosen course?
- August 19, 2016
Brian Mooney: Waiting almost over for Leaving Cert pupils
- August 15, 2016
Ask Brian: Can my daughter get a job with an arts degree?
- May 31, 2016
Ask Brian: How useful is my degree in another country?
- May 24, 2016
Ask Brian: What’s my best bet for an ICT postgrad?
- May 10, 2016
Ask Brian: I’m 18 but I am treated like a child by my school
- March 29, 2016
If you have a disability, don’t hesitate to tell your college
- August 21, 2015
Supports available to reduce the cost of college
- August 20, 2015
CAO to offer thousands of college places to mature, deferred applicants
- July 3, 2014
College Choice: Exploring the alternative routes to college
- August 21, 2013
Ask Brian: I can’t afford to study business in college full time
- May 17, 2016
Ask Brian: How can I get an apprenticeship in construction?
- May 3, 2016
Ask Brian: I am torn between physics and engineering
- April 26, 2016
Ask Brian: Why does Leaving Cert Arabic assume students will have knowledge of the Koran?
- April 19, 2016
Ask Brian: Can my school provide oral exams for Junior Cert language students?
- April 12, 2016
Ask Brian: Will points for nursing go up this year?
- April 5, 2016
Ask Brian: Are some Leaving Cert subjects easier to get high grades in?
- March 23, 2016
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