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  1. Y

    What can I do right now for my exam prep in 5+ weeks away?

    In the lower years (and even last term) I never really did anything at all during the term. I'd finish some math homework daily, maybe some english hw too, but then I'd just go play some games or watch yt or something unproductive. Getting 40% in physics was a punch in the gut, and getting...
  2. LuqmanA

    😔 Failure is your best teacher!

    NOTE: This was today's edition of ATAR Digest, my weekly newsletter (if you'd like to sign up for free, please email me at Luqmanarabofficial@gmail.com) ---- 🧠 Your Mindset is EVERYTHING! Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside will change along with it - Steve Maraboli The...
  3. LuqmanA

    How I went from being a D-student to scoring a 95+ ATAR (at a public school)

    Hey everyone! My name is Luqman, and I graduated the HSC in 2022. I am writing this thread to inspire those who are doubting their ability to score the ATAR of their dreams... Those who are disadvantaged and don't go to the best schools... And those who have never had the best grades. Table...
  4. M

    Schedule / time-blocking apps..

    Hey, anyone who has experience, or uses timeblocking for their schedules? would you recommend, and also any tips for it.. I'm suddenly remembering I bought a lifetime subscription to shovel app :lol: and I wanna make use of it
  5. D

    For those with 90+ ATAR, how did you achieve it?

    For people who have achieved an ATAR of 90 and over, what did you do in order to achieve it? Did you have tutoring or did you study endlessly?
  6. I

    Post Trials Grind

    Anyone recommend what papers to do after trials? My subjects are Ext 2 Maths, Physics, Economics and english advanced. I'm not sure if I should continue grinding trial papers and do more HSC papers as I get closer in or if I should just start grinding the HSC papers now. Also if anyone wants to...
  7. sophiie.burns

    things that helped me stay organised in my HSC year

    hey these are some vids that I wish I found when I first started year 12 x How to Organise Your Notes (for a great ATAR!) Make Sure You're Answering the Question Ace the Unseen Texts in the HSC English Exams How to Write HSC Visual Art Essays
  8. dumplingky

    time management study tips for trials

    Trials are in like 6 weeks and I'm pretty clueless on how to start studying, how to manage studying for each subject and not neglect one or the other, things like that. I already know about general study tips like doing past papers etc. My subjects are 3u math, 2u eng, bio, cafs, legal if it's...
  9. S

    Marketing Essay Business studies URGENT HELP READ PLEASE

    Hi there, would anyone like to help give feedback on an essay I wrote about marketing strategies.I really need help in determining if the analysis and structure is effective and also which paragraph/s could be eliminated. Thank you! please let me know.
  10. Chris@SummitTutoring

    How waking up earlier, exercise, a good diet, AND study will give you the edge in the HSC

    “ In order to be successful you must be willing to do the things today others won't do in order to have the things tomorrow others won't have” Too often I've heard students tell me “ I just don’t have time for anything other than study” While this is true SOMETIMES, most of the time students...
  11. Chiprr

    How do I study early in the year?

    Up until year 11, I never really had to study. I was able to cruise through exams and assessments getting A's almost all the time but I moved to a larger school so there is a lot more competition. I want to study early in the year but it feels pointless doing past papers when I'm not coming up...
  12. souli

    How do you make notes? Digitally or handwritten?

    Starting yr 11 soon, and planning to make some study notes on the holidays. Do you make your notes(typing) on a laptop, etc, or handwrite them onto loose-leaf paper in a display folder or a notebook? Thank you!
  13. deadspiderss

    art major work.

    :spin: thanks to anyone that joins this thread! so, our teacher is already pushing us to start sketching and of course mapping out ideas towards our major works. obviously i’ve started year 12 this term and would just like to know some more ways i can effectively work on this as well as other...
  14. I

    Tips for year 12 phys study

    Anyone know how to study for year 12 phys in terms of learning the content? I was going to just read over the textbook and take notes along the way but I was wondering if anyone had any better strategies?
  15. D

    Mistakes Book

    Hi all, I am thinking about starting a mistakes book to get into a good habit of writing down all my mistakes. However, I have never done this before so any advice would be great. Thank you
  16. L

    Advice for Year 11

    Hi! I’m about to start Year 11 and was wondering if anyone had any tips/tricks for me to make it through the next couple of years. General info- I’m aiming for an atar of 99.5+ (pretty ambitious ik) and I’m taking the following subjects this year: 3u Maths 3u English Chemistry Ancient History...
  17. 9

    I'm going into preliminary year and HSC (12) for some subjects and terrified. HELP

    2022, I'm going into prelim with subjects -biology -chemistry -english advanced -english ext 1 -music 1 These subjects are accelerated and taking the HSC (2022) for -Maths advanced -Maths ext1 -SOR (Studies of Religion1) I haven't really consulted an expert for my subject choices just fully on...
  18. mary555

    how should i study for the maths advanced hsc this year?

    happy new year everyone! i hope 2022 is a good year for all of us :) this year, I'll be taking my hsc for maths advanced and sor 1, but I'm not sure how to study for the former during the holidays this month. my teacher said this time is crucial to prepare, so i want to use it effectively...
  19. cherrykku


    So I take 12 units and I'm getting a band 6 in every subject EXCEPT for math (advanced) which is a solid low band 5. Is it even worth it to go all out for the math exam? Even if I did manage to get a band 6 in the external I'm pretty sure it'd still average out into a band 5 and not count...
  20. A

    Study help for bio

    i need help studying for biology, like how do you guys study when you're struggling with how to answer the question? I've been going through practice papers and when i see something i don't understand, i go watch amoeba sisters or like the hsc bio podcast, and like i understand the stuff they...