Hope you results went well, but if your points don't go according to plan, please don't worry there are so many options for you, of course you could repeat your LC to gain the necessary points. Another option well worth considering is to do a PLC (Post Leaving Certificate Course) for the year, this could gain you 400 points if you achieve full marks on course. The PLC course prepare you for college, get you in the mindset of preparing assignments, projects and being independent learners which is a valuable trait to learn before you proceed to college. Most colleges have links set up to Post Leaving Certificate Further Education colleges. Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training are offering new exciting courses this year in the Post Leaving Certificate area, such as a new technology/business "Office Informatics" courses http://www.carlowife.ie/office-informatics.aspx. Carlow IFE also offer other courses in different areas, which give you the opportunity for one year to get a taster for the subject/career areas before making a 4 year commitment to a course you many not like. Courses listed see link: http://www.carlowife.ie/course-listing.aspx The benefit of taking this route, after successfully completing the year, you will have obtain a Level 5 course on the QQI qualification framework, which get you onto the educational ladder to proceed to college. If you really have not made up your mind what career area you would really like to proceed to, this is an excellent option for you and allows you breathing space before you commit, personally and financially to a 4 year degree . Carlow IFE also offer repeat Leaving Certificate in all subjects, just take a look at the PDF current brochure on-line for all FE courses on offer. Full Brochure: http://www.carlowife.ie/Uploads/Userfiles/Files/CIFE-Prospectus-2016.pdf To apply for courses please use web link: http://www.carlowife.ie/apply.aspx Hope this information is of assistance to you, please remember you have soooo many options to get on the educational ladder!