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Rafy

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How'd you find the exam? Share your overall thoughts here
 

SandyS1995

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I thought it was hard but everyone thought it was easy.. :s um ok.
 

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Does anyone know how many marks i'd lose if i forgot about the key recommendations in the executive summary? I forgot about it, but I asked my teacher and apparently HSC markers don't mark on the key recommendations anymore
Other then that, good exam, hopefully get a raw of > 90
 

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Probably easier than I was expecting thank god....was majorly stressing out about it but I feel better now....no idea if I got good marks but at least I answered everything :D how many pages did people write for the last two sections? I wrote two booklets (6 pages) each.
 

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Good exam. Section 4 was a bit weird and 24b was also weird but overall pretty good.
 

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I wrote 10 pages for stimulus response and 6 pages for the case study response. But in the end it really doesn't matter about how many pages you write, as long as the content within it is good you'll get the marks. I knew people who wrote 10 pages and got 15/20 and people who wrote 3 pages and got 18, really can't judge, but it's a good comparison against others I guess.
 

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easy this exam... hopefully 90+ raw mark. Wrote 9 pages for report and 6 for essay
 
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felt very good. wrote 9 pages for report, but the essay imo was not very good. overall, i think i did well... hopefully 85 + raw
 

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I didn't study human resources as much as the others so 24b was completely guess work , but other than that I was pretty happy with it.
 

DukuNChu

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How'd you deal with the stimulus response? Didn't you need HR strategies for that too?
 

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used strats to resolve disputes, performance management, hrm indicators to monitor performance, etc..
 

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It was very easy

I think they went easy on us because we were disadvantaged by having a new syllabus
 

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They asked for case study material in SA. WUT?! But luckily I had looked over some notes and the exact same Q came up, so it wasn't too bad. The finance essay Q was weird, but managed to write 6 pages for it, so YAY.
 

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They asked for case study material in SA. WUT?! But luckily I had looked over some notes and the exact same Q came up, so it wasn't too bad. The finance essay Q was weird, but managed to write 6 pages for it, so YAY.
Yeah, what was the go with asking for examples? Did you actually have to use case studies, or could you just refer to generic aspects of a business?
 

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the finance question was easy 1 wrote 5 booklets. the hr and operations question was odd. 24b was a bitch since i didnt bother studying that part. the rest of the exam was easy. i finished both mc and sa in 1 hour leaving me with 2 hrs to kill for them long response. i have only 1 exam left and thats senior science how many have you guys got left to do?
 

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exam was too easy, which means they'd be nuts on the marking criteria to 'differentiate students'. fml.
 

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