Neil Mccann

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Make sure to fill out any forms or questionnaires your  guidance counsellor asks you to before attending a session

You might only have an hour for a one-on-one session with your guidance counsellor. You might not have a clue what course or career you want. Or you m(...)

Teachers rewarded girls more than boys when estimating marks for this year’s Leaving Cert students, a report by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has said. Photograph: iStock

Teachers rewarded girls more than boys when estimating marks for this year’s Leaving Certificate students, according to a recent report by the State E(...)

Virtual Open Days can make it easier for parents to be  involved in the process.

Would you welcome your parents tagging along to an open day? Or would you be more likely to say: “please go away, you’re embarrassing me”? Over the (...)

There are over 4,000 courses available so whatever you are interested in will probably have a college, Post Leaving Cert or apprenticeship course linked to it. Photograph: iStock

Asking someone in their late teens to settle on a college course doesn’t mean committing to a particular career, says Neil McCann, a career guidance t(...)

Just as in the restaurant, students should consider that they like, what interests them, and what might be a turn-off. Photograph: iStockphoto

When the restaurant menu is so vast, it can be hard to pick your dinner. But what flavours do you like? What textures turn you off? And what is your g(...)

From left to right: Sinn Féin’s Martina Anderson, Alliance leader Naomi Long and Diane Dodds from the DUP at the count centre in Derry on Monday. Photograph: Freya McClements

Alliance leader Naomi Long, the DUP’s Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson of Sinn Féin have been elected as Northern Ireland’s MEPs. The DUP candidate D(...)

You no longer have to run away to join the circus. You can simply apply to one of the many circus schools throughout Europe and the US. Or, closer to (...)

Hibs boss Neil Lennon was hit by a coin during his side’s goalless draw with Hearts at Tynecastle. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Hearts 0 Hibernian 0 A “fizzing” Neil Lennon called for the Hearts fan who hit him with a coin to be singled out and humiliated after the latest atta(...)

While others will be heading off to third level, many will look to other options including taking a year out to travel the world. Photograph: iStock

Students who are disappointed with their CAO offer this morning can feel their world is caving in and their plans have been shot to pieces, says Neil (...)

Scott Sinclair is tackled by Dundee’s Mark O’Hara during Celtic’s goalless draw at Parkhead. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

Celtic 0 Dundee FC 0 Celtic’s drive to the Ladbrokes Premiership title hit an unexpected speed bump with a goalless draw against relegation battlers (...)

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