# scaling

1. ### Will food tech ruin my ATAR?

I am currently in yr 11 and I have 12 units, my subjects are: Maths adv English adv Bio Chem Food tech SOR 2 I do not know what course I want to do, so I would like a high atar to keep my options open. Will food tech ruin my ATAR because of scaling? I am reading lots of stuff about scaling and...
2. ### Aligned Marks/ Half Yearly

So, I have just got all my marks back for all my subjects and my averages across the two terms are ( I have included how much of the marks weigh in terms of total internal) Biology-82% rank 3/40 (40% weighting of internals) English Advanced -78% rank 4/30 (45% of internals) Maths Advanced- 77%-...
3. ### Aligned Marks?

So, I have just got all my marks back for all my subjects and my averages across the two terms are ( I have included how much of the marks weigh in terms of total internal) Biology-82% rank 3/40 (40% weighting of internals) English Advanced -78% rank 4/30 (45% of internals) Maths Advanced- 77%-...
4. ### Matrix Atar Calculator Questions

How accurate is the matrix education atar calculator? Also, do you put in your raw marks or your scaled mark estimates?
5. ### Poor Year-Average Prelim Marks

hey guys, so I was wondering if the prelim marks at my school are an indicator of how well my cohort is gonna do in the HSC, since year prelim averages were pretty bad (50% for all sciences, engineering, and MX1). I go to a decent school in NSW (top 50) if that matters is this because the tests...
6. ### Mark Predictor

Hey There, For my school trials (which are very hard) I have averaged 61% and for my actual math adv HSC this year I expect to get a raw mark of 93. Could somebody predict my final math mark after scaling please.
7. ### Earth & Environmental VS Design & Tech Scaling

What is the difference in terms of scaling?

I just want to know what you guys think Maths Advance scales like. Like for example, approximately what would be my scaled final mark if I get a raw mark of 65 in Advance maths? And what would a mark like 75 (raw) scale like?
9. ### Looking to do SDD or IPT for my HSC, but I'm not sure about scaling

I want to do SDD or IPT for my HSC because I enjoy both, but I have been told the scaling is very bad, and in some cases you can get scaled down. I'm all for studying subjects that you enjoy and find interesting because you'll be doing it for 2 years, but getting a high ATAR is more important to...
10. ### Poorly ranked school but want a 95+ ATAR

Hey guys, I'm currently in year 12, went to a fairly good school ranked in the 100s, and the cohort was great. However I just moved to a rural area and thus had to move to my local school, which is ranked in the 800s, and this year I believe, there were only 2 students who got 1 band six each...
11. ### How difficult would be to achieve an ATAR of 85+ based on my subjects?

Hi guys, I've just wanted to ask if anyone would have an idea of the difficulty of achieving an 85+ ATAR based on my subjects for the HSC. Mathematics Advanced English Standard Software Design and Development Information Processes and Technology Business Studies I am aware that a lot of my...
12. ### ok mark, bad rank

i got my modern history assessment 1 back (weighted 30%), somehow misunderstood the question and got a 84% - i think im second last within a cohort of ~25 at a top 100 school . i dont understand much about the system of scaling, internals etc but roughly how bad is this if im aiming for a 90s...
13. ### legal vs society

deciding between legal studies and society/culture but i like them equally so is there much difference between scaling (if u get the same mark for instance)? is there a course that is better for my preferred uni courses (international relations / political science / international law / political...
14. ### scaling questions

i know scaling isn't supposed to matter if you do really well in your subjects but i feel so regretful that most of my subjects are not well scaling, i feel like its just added pressure to get really high marks. right now i'm taking adv english, standard math, biology, business, spanish and sac...
15. ### ENG EXT OR GEO....???? 🚑💨💀

Hi guys if you're reading this PLS help me out!!!! I currently have 13 units for Y12 (4u math, 3u eng, mod his, chem, geo) And I'm thinking about dropping either 3u eng or Geography but I can't choose... both have their pros and cons Drop Eng Ext, Keep Geo Drop Geo, Keep Eng ext - Geo is a...
16. ### Will English Standard pull my ATAR down?

Hi, I will be completing my HSC in 2022, I am very stressed because of the alignment of English standard. My other subjects are Maths extension 2, Maths extension 1, Physics and Business studies. I am doing fine in all of these subjects, so far we haven't had a math extension 2 test yet, but for...
17. ### Am I screwed with Standard English?

I'm at the end of year 11 right now and basically what's happened is in year 10 when picking my subjects for year 11, I decided to pick Standard English instead of Advanced because I hate English the most but I didn't really know about scaling for ATAR and stuff back then. Later I read that band...
18. ### Are these subjects okay in terms of scaling?

Hi, so I'm going into year 11 next year and was wondering if these subjects were okay. Thanks :v Math Advanced English Advanced English Extention 1 (Maybe 2, not really sure right now) Chemistry Economics Japanese Beginners Visual Arts (I want to change this to something like software engineering)
19. ### Is it possible to get a band 6!!!! HELP PLEASE !!!!

Hi everyone, I've heard that the gaps between the internal ranks of students at school matter and that the internal gaps are maintained after the school marks are moderated. Is this true? If so, if a person, say, places first and attains 91% (e.g. in physics), and another places around 6th and...
20. ### Internal Ranks v External Ranks

Hey! So i was wondering if i have the chance of getting a band 6 in english advanced - my school rank is pretty good its top 30 in the state, but we aren't great at english - only 20-40 people get band 6s from our cohort, but our grade in particular is expected to get around only 20 as well. My...