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Those considering a place in college in September have until Tuesday next 1st July to amend or add to their CAO choices as we discussed Monday with Irish Times education analyst Brian Mooney. This morning we are going to look at the other options which students can consider and Brian joined us again this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0625/626356-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-25-june-2014/?clipid=1612047
Today sees the final Leaving Cert examinations of 2014, and many students have already completed their examinations and are looking forward to two months of rest and relaxation until they receive their results on the 13th August next. Before you take that well earned break you have one more vital task to complete. You now have until Tuesday fortnight 1st July to finalise your CAO choices or to make applications to Post Leaving Certificate courses or third level courses abroad. To help you make those final decisions we were joined this morning by the Irish Times education analyst, and guidance ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0623/625844-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-23-june-2014/?clipid=1609743
Today sees the final Leaving Cert examinations of 2014, and many students have already completed their examinations and are looking forward to two months of rest and relaxation until they receive their results on the 13th August next. Before you take that well earned break you have one more vital task to complete. You now have until Tuesday fortnight 1st July to finalise your CAO choices or to make applications to Post Leaving Certificate courses or third level courses abroad. To help you make those final decisions Sean was joined this morning by the Irish Times education analyst, and guidance ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0620/625224-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-20-june-2014/?clipid=1607130
In two days time over 100,000 students will be sitting their first paper in their Junior or Leaving Certificate. Some families have more than one son or daughter at home today getting ready for exams. What should students be doing today to ensure they are ready to get the most out of Paper 1 English on Wednesday morning? To advise you on how to manage yourself over the next few weeks to achieve the best result possible we are joined again this morning by Brian Mooney, our education and career guidance expert.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0602/621062-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-2-june-2014/?clipid=1590871
Now that the Easter holidays have arrived for over hundred thousand students who will be taking the Junior and Leaving Certificate in June, in homes up and down the country, examination tensions are beginning to rise. This state of affairs in amplified in many of these homes, where older siblings are getting ready for third level College examinations in the coming weeks. So with the written papers less than eight weeks away now, we reviewed this morning with Brian Mooney our education and career guidance expert, how any examination student can use the next two months to maximum advantage.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0414/608750-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-14-april-2014/?clipid=1533868
By now most of those who are looking to secure an undergraduate college place in September next have made their initial application to the CAO, even if they have not as yet selected their choices. But what are the alternative options outside the CAO? To discuss these options Sean was joined by Career Guidance teacher and Irish Times Columnist Brian Mooney.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0120/498942-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-20-january-2014/?clipid=1398104
With almost fifty thousand people starting college this September, the battle of the secondary schools is once again taking centre stage as newspapers publish the lists of how many students from each school have made it to our colleges this year. Our regular education expert Brian Mooney joined Sean this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1126/489147-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-26-november-2013/?clipid=1363605
Surprising as it may seem the college application process for students looking to start college in September 2014 is already underway with many colleges running open days over the next few weekends. Over the next three months, 77,000 people will apply through the CAO for places in Universities, Institutes of Technology and Private Colleges. Brian Mooney talks to Sean.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1107/485130-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-7-november-2013/?clipid=1349718
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