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If your dream is to become a doctor, don’t be put off by the Hpat process. If it’s the right occupation for you, there are numerous ways of achieving your goal. Photograph: iStock

I completed the Hpat in February and feel despondent. My performance was well below par on the day. I have always wanted to be a doctor and worry that(...)

Ensuring quality and recognition are essential considerations when choosing a postgraduate programme. Photograph: iStock

If you are considering doing a postgraduate degree, there is a lot more to consider than the course subject. You will have to differentiate between wh(...)

Life is a journey of exploration and discovery and expecting a young person to decide their occupation for life in sixth year is unrealistic in most cases. Photograph: iStock.

What will you do after completing the Leaving Cert? It might seem a simple question but if you think about it, you might find that the answer is not q(...)

Freshers Day at Dublin City University’s campus in Glasnevin, this year. Ireland’s institutions have sprung back to life with freshers and second-year students on campus, for the first time in most cases. Photograph: Derick Hudson/iStock

The country’s third-level campuses have been silent for the past 18 months. Small groups of students and staff may have been present for essential lab(...)

Career choices will recur many times over your lifetime. Photograph: Getty Images

What will you do after you complete the Leaving Cert? It might seem a simple question but if you think about it, you might find that the answer is no(...)

Taught postgraduate courses can be a continuation of your undergraduate studies or in an entirely new area.

How to differentiate between what’s on offer and, more particularly, how to ensure your course has credibility in the labour market, is a major challe(...)

‘Just one step at a time constitutes perfect career planning.’ File photograph: Getty

What will you do after you complete the Leaving Cert? It might seem a simple question but if you think about it for just a minute, you just might find(...)

Students  should undertake  basic research about the college and its courses  prior to the open day. Photograph: iStock

The full realisation that their time at secondary school is coming to an end often becomes clear for sixth-year students when they find themselves wal(...)

Competition has increased, so many graduates go on to  enhance their skill set. Photograph: iStock

How to differentiate between what’s on offer and, more particularly, how to ensure your course has credibility in the labour market, is a major challe(...)

It is perfectly normal to tell your guidance counsellor at this point that you have no idea now what you will do after the Leaving Cert.

Life is a journey of exploration and discovery. Any adult reflecting on their own career journey since leaving school realises that expecting a young (...)

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