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The Best Study Methods
We get asked a lot by students about the best way to study. The simple answer is that there's no one best way. Every student is different and learns best in different ways! Some will learn best using visual aids, like pictures and diagrams, whereas others might be more kinesthetic learners and learn best by doing/acting out something. Therefore, it's impossibl...
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How to succeed in the Junior Cert Irish Oral
The oral option at Junior Cert is something I would definitely recommend taking – it’s easy to prep for, and will mean that you have 40% of your exam completed by June! While the idea of doing an oral now may well give you nightmares, I can assure you that by the end of this guide, you will be dead set on doing one, and doing one well! At the end of the day, the aim...
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Having a Positive Attitude towards Study
When you think of homework and study, most of you almost immediately feel a sense of dread and negativity, right? Something to really not look forward to and something you really don't want to have to do? Well, it doesn't have to always be like that! I know, that's easier said than done, but changing the way you perceive study and school has the potential to ...
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5 things they don't tell you about the Junior Cert
5 Things You Should Know about the Junior Cert For most Irish students, the Junior Cert is the first major set of exams you have to sit. You’re just sort of flung head-first into a mix of projects, studying, homework, classes, etc., without actually really knowing what’s happening. From seeing students struggle and worry about these exams and from havin...
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All Junior Cert Subject Guides - How to get an A
Getting an A isn't easy, it requires work, study and dedication! Learning how to juggle all of this and doing it all at the same time for 7+ subjects can be quite the challenge, which is why we created subject guides, written for students, by students who got As in the Junior Cert, full of tips and advice on how to get the A. Below we've put the link to eac...
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How to Juggle a Part-Time Job and Study
Having a part-time job while studying for exams is sometimes necessary and/or sometimes preferred by students; whether it be for financial needs or personal experience, it’s certainly not uncommon, and a lot of students end up spending a lot of their free time working. For those of you out there within this group of people, we know it can sometimes get tough to fit in bot...