My daughter isn’t sure what course to apply for. How can I help?

Ask Brian: Students don’t have to choose careers – just courses that match their interests, aptitudes and abilities

Choosing the right college course doesn’t have to an anxious and stressful process. Photograph: iStock

Choosing the right college course doesn’t have to an anxious and stressful process. Photograph: iStock

My eldest daughter will be sitting the Leaving Cert next June. She has been advised by her school to make her CAO application online. She feels a bit overwhelmed with the choices on offer. Can you offer advice on how I, as a parent, can support her to make the right career choice?

You are correct: your daughter is now eligible to go online (cao.ie) to register her interest in applying for courses.

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