Latest offers reflect move to business, technology and construction courses
Applicants receiving an offer in this round have until September 7th at 17.15 to accept
Download PDFs of our comprehensive list of level 8 and level 6/7 courses
There are other routes to third level if you didn’t get your choice of college offer
Not getting your preferred course might well just lead you to a better path
Don’t panic if you didn’t get the points – there are other routes to third-level
From accountancy to construction, the choice of apprenticeships is expanding to meet a growing demand
Prospective students and their parents submit queries on college applications process
A selection of questions asked of our guidance counsellors Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett
Engineering, architecture, construction and business up as arts falls to new low
Points drop across the board for arts and social science degrees
CAO ‘Available Places’, private colleges, study abroad and FE colleges are some options
Anecdotal evidence says earning capacity of arts graduates increases after five years
Scenic campuses with great facilities abound – but costly housing choices and a lack of parking are among greatest gripes
Top of the class: Six students got eight A1s in schools in Dublin, Cork and Mayo
Readers ask about implications of being offered courses further down your list
The agonising wait for offers is underway: readers ask if it is possible to guess points for courses
What happens to your choice of course if your points are lowered
The criteria for getting into courses via the Disability Access Route to Education
How easy is it to transfer from one course into another once you start college?
First-round CAO offers for college places will be made on Monday, August 22nd. What can you expect to happen next, and how do you handle it?
It is important to work out where you went wrong before deciding what to do next
Analysis: Students would require equal access to standardised facilities for a start
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