Choosing your Leaving Cert subjects is a big decision
There is flexibility around the subjects you choose but don’t leave any big decisions for the day of the exam
The CAO process can be very stressful for students who don’t have a full understanding of the process and points system
You may not have achieved the maximum benefits from your study habits in the past but with a bit of focus and structure you will improve
Setting yourself goals is the best way to motivate and move on
Most of your learning over the coming year will happen in the classroom, so it is crucial for you to actively engage
Understanding how your memory works will help you condition it to improve your ability to recall information you need in the examination room
How can they be of benefit?
Learning to read is one thing but developing the ability to scan and skim the huge volume of material on your course will make all the difference
Orla Ní Shúilleabháin stresses the importance of a comfortable, stable workspace with no distractions
There's a bunch of apps for that
Many students and their parents are unaware that this is one of the most essential tools for exam success at secondary level
The Hpat examines general reasoning ability, which comes naturally to many but can be honed by all
It is essential to note that in each of the following examples we provide a useful approach
Section 3: non-verbal reasoning
School is a balancing act – exams and projects, classes and homework, study and your personal life all need to be taken care of and managed properly
Composure under pressure
If you are the parent of a student who is in an exam year, then you have a major role to play in determining the success of their endeavour
Time management is not a skill we are usually taught growing up
Can I challenge you to think about what truly leads us to achieve our true potential?
What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “study”?