CAO offers will be issued this afternoon, and points for many courses are expected to spike.
The demand for high point college courses, such as medicine, law and economics, is expected to soar this year.
Over 84 thousand people have applied to the CAO this year with first round offers due to be published at 2pm today.
This year's Leaving Cert results, which were published last week, showed record-high grades which will mean minimum point requirements for courses will also rise.
Harry McCann is from Clane, a founder member of the Digital Youth Council, an entrepreneur and is newly graduated from UCC.
He joined Clem Ryan on Tuesday's edition of Kildare Today, where he has highlighted the benefit to him of pursing a PLC after leaving school, instead of going straight to college or university.
CAO offers 2021: Students across the country will receive their CAO first round offers on course places today https://t.co/rHKQMLdfhR— Independent.ie (@Independent_ie) September 7, 2021
Education Editor with the Irish Times, Carl O'Brien, says most students will be offered one of their top 3 course:
Former President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellor, Betty McLaughlin says despite extra college places, some students could be left disappointed