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March 18, 2009 - New Service for Leaving & Junior Cert Students

Leaving and Junior cert students in Kildare and across the country can now avail of, a new online exam and correction service developed to help students prepare for their exams.

The first service of its kind in Europe, is a new online learning and examining tool that enables students to sit exams online, and to submit them for correction by fully qualified teachers.  The service aims to be an affordable way for students to self assess and improve their technique, timing and performance through continuous examination. is the brainchild of Ailish and Eoghain Ryan and David Collins, three engineers from Galway.  The trio developed the revolutionary service after a culmination of five years research in the e-learning and online examination business.

The service allows students to sit exam papers by choosing either a past paper, randomly generated paper or a paper by topic.  “The system is simple and easy to use, the student basically logs on to, sets up an account, chooses their paper, sits the exam, submits the paper and waits for their result” explains Ms. Ryan.  All maths results are given instantly and in addition provides pupils with a breakdown of blunders and slips and provides solutions to all questions examined. For all other subjects, pupils receive their results and a report card indicating areas of strength and weakness within a week.  All marking is carried out by fully qualified teachers who have years of combined teaching and marking experience.

Almost 4,500 students in Kildare sat the Leaving and Junior Cert examinations last year. Now with, students have an easy and effective way of ensuring they are ready for their exams. For just €40 students can sit as many Maths papers as they like for a full month. Prices for all other subjects start at just €13.95 so students can choose to take as many online Mock Exams as they wish to ensure they are fully prepared for their Leaving & Junior Cert exams.  With 24/7 access online, loads of exams tips and a points calculator available, is a godsend for exam students.

Both Ailish and her brother Eoghain hold a BE from NUIG, and a Masters from University Of Ulster, Jordanstown.  They set up Ryan & Associates engineering company in 2006.  The three combined their knowledge to set up when they discovered a niche in the market for such a service. 

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