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    B Advanced Alcoholism/B Depression @ UNSW
    pretty high demand course, fml
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    Just curious, what's everyone's plans for uni/degree next year??
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    Electrical engineering @ UTS. Was considering mechanical but I think I'd prefer electrical. Biomedical was also another option I was considering, but looking online, it seems there are next to no jobs in that field.

    I'm fairly confident that I can get in since last year's cut off is relatively low; unless english standard completely destroys my atar. I'm just concerned whether or not I get a good enough atar for a scholarship. Hopefully I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootingDuck View Post
    Electrical engineering @ UTS. Was considering mechanical but I think I'd prefer electrical. Biomedical was also another option I was considering, but looking online, it seems there are next to no jobs in that field.

    I'm fairly confident that I can get in since last year's cut off is relatively low; unless english standard completely destroys my atar. I'm just concerned whether or not I get a good enough atar for a scholarship. Hopefully I do.
    UTS seems a bit of an ease for you judging from your atar est, why not UNSW? UNSW's guaranteed entry of 92 wouldn't be a problem for you either.. or do you just prefer UTS?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RenegadeMx View Post
    B Advanced Alcoholism/B Depression @ UNSW:

    Quote Originally Posted by sabbabbby View Post
    pretty high demand course, fml
    There's a high supply as well though
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    Ideally Commerce @ USYD, but realistically Bachelor of Accounting @ WSU. Didn't do too well in my exams.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabbabbby View Post
    UTS seems a bit of an ease for you judging from your atar est, why not UNSW? UNSW's guaranteed entry of 92 wouldn't be a problem for you either.. or do you just prefer UTS?
    There are a number of reasons why UTS is my preference even though UNSW is the "go to uni" for engineering.

    The main reasons why include it being easier to get a scholarship. Since most people would be going to UNSW for engineering, I would have a higher chance of getting a scholarship. The other one being a lot less stress. I didn't want to put too much pressure on myself studying in order to get the highest atar I can possibly get.

    Of course I did try my best, but it did help me study and take all the test without too much stress knowing I can get into my desired course even if I don't do as well as I hoped. I've seen one of my friends panic a lot about getting his desired atar, and I didn't want to be like that.

    From what I've researched, there's no real benefit for me choosing UNSW over UTS. Honestly it doesn't really bother me too much which uni I go to, as long as I can graduate with a degree and hopefully get a good job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShootingDuck View Post
    Electrical engineering @ UTS. Was considering mechanical but I think I'd prefer electrical. Biomedical was also another option I was considering, but looking online, it seems there are next to no jobs in that field.

    I'm fairly confident that I can get in since last year's cut off is relatively low; unless english standard completely destroys my atar. I'm just concerned whether or not I get a good enough atar for a scholarship. Hopefully I do.
    I really hope Standard English doesn't destroy my ATAR either. I never caught on up to the required level for essay writing but i'd like to think I at least answered the questions. (Pre-prepared essays? Good or bad? I couldn't memorise a whole essay so just did a few quotes and techniques and wrote the essay from scratch on the day.) But I felt I did bad in both English and Physics. But as long as I get a 80+ ATAR I'll be happy.

    Quote Originally Posted by ShootingDuck View Post
    There are a number of reasons why UTS is my preference even though UNSW is the "go to uni" for engineering.

    The main reasons why include it being easier to get a scholarship. Since most people would be going to UNSW for engineering, I would have a higher chance of getting a scholarship. The other one being a lot less stress. I didn't want to put too much pressure on myself studying in order to get the highest atar I can possibly get.

    Of course I did try my best, but it did help me study and take all the test without too much stress knowing I can get into my desired course even if I don't do as well as I hoped. I've seen one of my friends panic a lot about getting his desired atar, and I didn't want to be like that.

    From what I've researched, there's no real benefit for me choosing UNSW over UTS. Honestly it doesn't really bother me too much which uni I go to, as long as I can graduate with a degree and hopefully get a good job.
    Well way better to not stress yourself to your limit. I think being calm results in a better performance anyway. And pretty much I'm just heading to my local Uni. I couldn't see too big a deal in going to Uni's in Sydney, etc. where it costs so much for accommodation and I'm likely to be more stressed about getting enough shifts than the actual study. I mean I considered UTS and two academies (aie and ait). But a degree is a degree. Too bad I won't get to meet all the awesome people at UNSW! (UTS, etc.)
    Last edited by silverdawn565; 7 Nov 2017 at 11:28 AM. Reason: typo
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    Quote Originally Posted by silverdawn565 View Post
    I really hope Standard English doesn't destroy my ATAR either. I never caught on up to the required level for essay writing but i'd like to think I at least answered the questions. (Pre-prepared essays? Good or bad? I couldn't memorise a whole essay so just did a few quotes and techniques and wrote the essay from scratch on the day.) But I felt I did bad in both English and Physics. But as long as I get a 80+ ATAR I'll be happy.



    Well way better to not stress yourself to your limit. I think being calm results in a better performance anyway. And pretty much I'm just heading to my local Uni. I couldn't see too big a deal in going to Uni's in Sydney, etc. where it costs so much for accommodation and I'm likely to be more stressed about getting enough shifts than the actual study. I mean I considered UTS and two academies (aie and ait). But a degree is a degree. Too bad I won't get to meet all the awesome people at UNSW! (UTS, etc.)
    Newcastle uni is still heaps good, doesn't really make much of a difference anyway.
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    Business at UTS, hopefully if Legal Studies didn't scale me down as much.

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    Hmm..I feel like as if I'm the only one considering to go interstate lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captainhelium View Post
    Hmm..I feel like as if I'm the only one considering to go interstate lol.
    Maybe, why interstate tho?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabbabbby View Post
    Maybe, why interstate tho?
    Aha I'm interested in the Biomedicine course at Melbourne Uni lol.
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    Dual degree in, Advanced Science/Engineering where I triple major in physics, mathematics and aeronautical engineering at UNSW, if all goes well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy005 View Post
    Dual degree in, Advanced Science/Engineering where I double major in physics, mathematics and aeronautical engineering at UNSW, if all goes well.
    Isn't that 3 majors :O
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    Quote Originally Posted by pikachu975 View Post
    Isn't that 3 majors :O
    Thanks for pointing the mistake out, I was tired.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy005 View Post
    Dual degree in, Advanced Science/Engineering where I triple major in physics, mathematics and aeronautical engineering at UNSW, if all goes well.
    lol nice I'm currently doing advanced science too major in Chemistry, minor in physics, at unsw, might see you
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    After reading everyone else’s I feel like mine is underwhelming...

    B Arts/Science @ UNSW
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    Anyone doing compsci?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lazzzy View Post
    Anyone doing compsci?!
    compsci is one of my backup preferences :DD
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    Quote Originally Posted by pikachu975 View Post
    Hopefully actuary co-op but if not then actuarial studies at unsw or macquarie and possibly combine it with maths
    Ah cool, someone alese who wants to do actuarial sutdies
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    Quote Originally Posted by 30june2016 View Post
    compsci is one of my backup preferences D
    will see you there then if you dont make your first preferences.. good luck!
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