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  1. M

    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?
  2. F

    What should i do? (Going into maths year 11 related)

    Hey recently I did a 5.3 maths test, I'm in year 10, I just finished it and I know I did really shit because I fucked up alot of the questions because of pressure My test mark before was 49% and I'm not too optimistic about the one coming up. I'm wondering if I should continue trying to do 5.3...
  3. M

    Do You Need To Have A Certain Amount Of PRELIM Hours For A Course?

    My friends have been switching subjects late year 11 and I was wondering if the low hours in the courses will be an issue? I believe you don't need to do the prelim course to do the HSC course as NESA allows you to switch subjects until mid year 12?
  4. M

    What Is The Latest You Can Switch A HSC Subject

    According to NESA it's mid year 12 (Junish) but just wanted to know. Also is it an absolute requirement to have done the prelim course, even if its not a content heavy subject and is pretty easy?
  5. M

    Head Teacher Not Letting Me Drop Subject

    I am in year 11 wanting to drop a pretty content heavy subject which I am not good at for a more practical subject (Design And Tech). I have talked with the 2 Design And Tech teachers in the school that know me really well and they have said that I have the skills for the course and they would...
  6. M

    Is This A Normal Way To Teach PDHPE

    In our school every lesson for PE, we sit a syllabus test and we must write out the entire year 12 PDHPE syllabus word for word in correct order. If we get any wrong we must rewrite the syllabus 5-10 times due the next lesson.
  7. I

    Cadetships that aren't from PCA

    Anyone know or recommend other investment banking cadetships that I can apply for currently as a y12 student for next year? I know there are a few accounting ones out there but are there any other ones similar to UBS and stuff?
  8. W

    Do I need to retake my HSC (and repeat Year 11 and 12) if I want to get into University?

    Title. So, basically, the further I progressed through school, the more my grades turned from As into Es. By the end of Year 12 (2021), I graduated a total of 2 subjects, with terrible grades (bad HSC, no ATAR). I later found out that I have a bunch of mental health conditions influencing me...
  9. I

    Coping with bad teacher

    I'm sure everyone has had bad teachers within their life but since there's not really any teacher change in yr11/12, your kinda stuck if you have a bad teacher. Anyone have any tips on how to self study during class time if your teacher basically doesn't teach and just rambles on about the most...
  10. I

    Back to school voucher

    Just wondering where people have used their back to school vouchers or any places where they plan on using it to maximise the value of the $150. I know it ain't that deep but money is money
  11. I

    Skills vs Text Based Tutoring

    Hey everyone, I was just wondering what your thoughts on skills based english tutoring (i.e creative writing, analysis skills and writing skills) or text based tutoring (i.e tutoring based on school texts). Please let me know what your preferences were for someone trying to excel in english
  12. V

    can your school ranking drag atar down?? pls help

    my school ranking is around 100-200 and it's a non selective school. my cohort is fairly smart? but there are certain people who could care less about the hsc and don't even turn up to class. i'm really worried that my atar marks will be scaled down due to low school ranking, since im trying to...
  13. cpt Drew

    Turning my Grades Around

    CONTEXT: Recently throughout secondary school, I've experienced a lack of motivation which results in my lack of effort being put in school. I've done quite well with Crypto/Stocks so I always thought that the ATAR just determined how fast you got to your desired dream job. Fundamentally, I...
  14. S

    MX1 Help

    Stuck on these 4 questions, would be great if someone helped out :)
  15. sophieecam

    German Continuers: Will I find the course easy or hard?

    I am a year 10 student who is going into year 11 next year and I recently found out that I was accepted into the German Continuers Course, and I was wondering how much content there is and if I will find the course easy because my mums German and she taught me German from a young age. I can...
  16. yooook

    2020 (Physics) CSSA - Independent - ACE HSC Trial papers!!!!!!

    If anyone has any of these physics for 2020 with solutions, please dm/pm me, I need to check if I got my answers correct! p.s ik its intellectual property, but if you could just dm/pm me the stuff through, greatly appreciated yoooooookkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
  17. periodmami

    Need help with what subject to drop!

    Hey! Im stuck between dropping visual arts or society & culture. Currently, I am doing - Modern History - Drama - Visual Arts - Studies of religion II - English advanced - Society and culture Im currently ranked extremely high in all of my subjects (minus art because I failed to hand in the...
  18. M

    Do I have a chance of getting a leadership role?

    Hi, this is my first post so apologies if I've posted it in the wrong forum. I'm an international student looking to transfer to an Australian high school next year for Year 11 entry (in 2021). What are my chances of getting selected for a leadership role in either Year 11 or Year 12? I believe...
  19. G

    Actuary vs Optometry

    Hey all, I'm choosing between Actuarial Studies/IT at Macquarie and Optometry at Geelong/Queensland (I received both offers.) I live in Sydney and have an ATAR of 95.35. I love maths and science/physics so both courses really appeal to me. I've given this a lot of thought throughout the year and...
  20. periodmami

    Modern History or Maths Standard 2?

    Wow, what a conflicting situation I'm in. I'm going into year 11 this year, and all of this world war 3 chat has made me realise how much I love studying war and understanding all that is 'Modern history'. I'm super interested in the way the world operates, and I want to learn all about it. On...
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