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Everything you need to know when applying to UCAS
UCAS stands for Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. It's the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the CAO. If you're planning to study a university degree in the UK, you have to apply through UCAS. Last year, I applied through UCAS and am now studying Occupational Therapy (MOccTh) at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. I understand it can be a daunting...
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Everything you need to know about Appealing your Leaving Cert Results
On the day of the Leaving Cert results, not all students are happy if they have not received the grades they had hoped. The appeals process allows students to view their Leaving Cert scripts to see where they may have gone down on marks and if they believe they were not awarded the marks they deserved. In 2018, 9,087 scripts were appealed and 1,453 of these scripts were aw...
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Leaving Cert Results and CAO Offers - Everything You Need To Know
Getting your Leaving Results/The CAO Offers Process About two months should have passed by now since you’ve done your Leaving Cert, can you even remember it? If you’re like me, you won’t. It’ll seem like years ago since you went through all that worry and stress. Now, there might be a new type of worry on your mind; what will my results be? Will ...
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Higher Options - How To Make The Most Out Of Your Day
Choosing a third level course is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. You’ll never get the time to visit every college’s open day so having them all in one place at the Higher Options Event is a great opportunity to find out what you need to know. To make sure you get the most out of your day, check out these 6 tips. 6 Things You Sho...
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CAO Change of Mind: Here's What You Need To Know
The CAO change of mind process closes on July 1st every year so here’s some common questions that will help you, should you decide to use the service. When does the CAO Change of Mind process close? 17:15 on July 1st. How much does it cost? It’s free to change . How do I make changes? Log in to your CAO application using the “...
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5 things You Should Know Before You Fill In Your CAO Form
With mocks coming up, we know you’ve a lot on your plate but with the February 1st deadline looming, the most important thing you’ll do this month is fill out your CAO application form. To make things easier we’ve put together 5 things you should know before submitting your application.     1. Choose courses not colleges Many students g...