Tackling the CAO
10 Nov, 2019
What do you want to do next year? A question that 6th year students are repeatedly asked by family members, friends, and people trying to make small talk. A lucky few can respond with certainty. For the majority however, the best they can muster is a smile, a shrug and a...
Tips For Studying Maths
17 Oct, 2019
The Leaving Cert is a testing experience. Having a minimum of six subjects demanding your time with each teacher piling on homework and revision, it can seem overwhelming. Learning to study efficiently can make this workload a lot more manageable. Imagine spending 30 minutes studying a Maths topic instead of an hour! Let's look at 5 tips for studying...
Why was Pocket Tutor created?
01 Oct, 2019
As this is a maths website let's start with some numbers: Over 40% of 6th year students get grinds. A 'cheap' rate is around €30 an hour for a private tutor. So, for weekly one hour maths grinds during the school year parents spend over €1,000 on grinds. That is a lot of money. If families don't opt for one-on-one...