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Biology 2018 Solutions for Leaving Cert Higher Level

You can access the paper via the website. No marking scheme is available at the time of writing. You may also like: Leaving Cert Biology.
Q1. (a) 1. To receive energy for cellular reactions to occur 2. For growth and repair  (b) Many sugar units joined together  (c) Cellulose  (d) Contains glycerol and three fatty acids  (e) Phospholipids are found in cell membranes  (f) Biuret test 
Q2. (a) Living factor  (b) The place where an organism lives  (c) All of the different populations living in an area  (d) All members of the same species living in an area  (e) The functional role of an organism in an ecosystem  (f) The part of the Earth that sustains life  (g) Checking for the presence or absence of an organism in an ecosystem 
Q3. (a) Interphase  (b) Cell division in which one cell becomes two cells and the number of chromosomes is retained. The genetic material of the daughter cell is identical to the mother cell.  (c)1. The chromosome number is halved in meiosis  2. Meiosis involves 2 c…

How to get 625 points in your Leaving Cert

This website is created by people who got 625 points, and it is hard to answer it all on one page. Here are some great tips from folks from different years all of whom got the coveted 625 in the Leaving Cert:

Ollie, a fellow 8 A1 achiever (2015), talks about motivation, planning and taking care of yourself
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Irish Times Interview with Brian Creagh, Aisling Dunne and Andre McLeod (2014)
The guys talk about choosing a course, give subject-specific tips and views on repeating

Fintan discusses the importance of a study diary (2011)
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9 Tips for Study Motivation
Because we all know that that's the part that makes the difference

9 Tips for Study-related Anxiety
Read this when you're going through a bout of anxiety for some actionable tips and real world examples

The short answer is that if you want 625 points, a little study won't hurt

Students tend to fall down in Unseen Poetry and the Comparative.

A guide from people who have lived through it

When it comes to screen time, less is more

A collection of mistakes you may want to learn from rather than making them yourself

A review of the make-me-smarter make-me-more-energetic pills

People have gotten 625 points with no grinds at all

The Leaving Cert does not define you, it simply helps along the way

It's the simplest way to gain control

What to expect and how to manage your emotions

How To Do Well In The Leaving Cert (€)
A comprehensive 52 page document covering every aspect of what it takes to succeed in the Leaving Cert is available here, written by a former 8 A1 student with a long history of exam success in diverse areas

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