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    Uni Timetabling - Lectures and Tutorials

    Just want to clarify the distinction between tutorials before/after lectures - using BUSS1001 as an example (along with times, etc.) 1. Tutorial before lecture 1st week - BUSS1001 Lecture 1 on Monday: 10-1pm 2nd week - BUSS1001 Tutorial 1 on Monday: 9-10am - BUSS1001 Lecture 2 on...
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    Conflicting messages, who is right?

    Ok, so I'm doing a 4 yr degree (B.COM LIB) at USYD and wanna do a cadetship with a firm like EY or PWC. In my case, I'm aiming to apply as a 1st yr uni student to start next yr. The problem is, I go ring PWC; for example, and they say that the traineeship is only for 3 yr commerce students but...
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    Argh, major choice conundrum

    Hi, Been wondering quite a while now whether the major of business information systems at USYD is worthwhile for accounting/business career prospects... My main aim is to learn some key business apps; e.g. Microsoft Excel/Access and so on in more detail but don't know whether a major like this...
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    Scholarship query!

    Hey, Just wondering if I got a scholarship for a combined degree (e.g. combined economics/eng) at USYD, would it cover both courses or just one of them? Btw, the scholarship was applied for in the engineering faculty. Any insight would be much appreciated :) Cheers, l.a.
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    Has this ever happened to you?

    Hey, Just wondering if there was any chance of transferring a scholarship from say, the faculty of engineering to the faculty of science at USYD. Unfortunately, my interests have shifted to science a more research-based area than the hands-on/practical nature of engineering... I just hope I can...
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    Questioning the Engineering Stereotype

    Hey peeps, Recently, I've been contemplating changing my UAC preferences from combined eco/eng to something like eco/science because from the engineering days at USYD just now, it seemed as if all types of engineering required some sort of designing skills and being able to build stuff. In...
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    USYD - Engineering Day 2MORO! - Meet and Greet BOS

    Hey guys and gals, Is anyone attending the USYD Engineering Day 1 2moro? It'd be interesting for us BOS users to meet each other in person. Cheers, l.a.
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    2 jobs!

    Hey guys and gals, Just got another job offer today; making me potentially have 2 jobs. Should I tell my other employer about this job or not? Any advice would be appreciated. Cheers, l.a.
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    Certificate in Business Administration

    Hey guys and gals, As the thread says, does this certificate offer any benefits for future employment opportunities in the field of economics/finance/engineering? Cheers, l.a.
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    Traineeship and uni Combined, CAN IT EVER WORK?

    Hey guys and gals, As the thread says, I was wondering if there was any chance of undertaking a traineeship and completing uni at the same time... Has anyone actually done this? From most online searching I've done, most traineeships are full-time and seem to conflict with the uni timetable. I...
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    Okay - 2nd stage of assessment ranks - ATAR ESTIMATES

    Hey guys, Post up your final assessment ranks and ESTIMATED ATARS! (with help from others, of course). Also include school rank if possible. I'll start: Economics - 2/19 Adv Eng - 4/20 MX1 - 1/10 MX2 - 1/4 Physics - 5/25 SOR 1U - 1/59 School rank - around 180-200 What atar would...
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    Assessment ranks are in!

    Well how did u go? Did bos get them correct?
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    Wow a heck lotta time

    Hey guys, How to spend this time - your thoughts? P.s. would like to thank the website and members for supporting me during hsc Cheers, L.a
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    Physics Induced Emf Help!

    Hey guys, Just doing some physics problems but having some difficulty with interpreting emf vs time graphs. Especially when they give you a situation like a coil moving in a field or something and the conditions change. There was 1 question in the 2010 Independent Physics Trial paper that I...
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    Hi - thesis evaluation

    Is this thesis good? The capacity for individuals to contribute their values to a community/group can present dangers to social stability and traditional values. Perceptions of the ‘outsider’ resulting from a lack of knowledge of identity and shared experiences can create negative stereotypes...
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    Binomial Probability Q - Annoying the Heck out of me!

    Hey guys, This question has been bugging me for ages! Its from 3U Fitzy book so if anyone can solve it, it'd be much appreciated. Q. A marksman finds that on the average he hits the target 9 times out of 10 and scores a bull's eye on the average once every 5 rounds. He fires 4 rounds. What...
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    Conics Algebra Help!

    Hey, There's a conics Q (number 7) in Terry Lee where I dont understand one step of algebra to the next - (pg 332) - how'd they factorise the (a^2 + b^2) bit? Cheers, L.A.
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    Quotes in notes

    Hey, Just wondering if there is any sort of way you can structure quotes in your notes that make them easier to remember? Cheers, l.a.
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    Tough Physics Qs - Quanta to Quarks

    Hey guys, If anyone could provide worked solutions to the Qs below - that'd be great! 1. A hydrogen atom is excited from its ground state to its n = 4 state. a. How much energy must be absorbed for this to occur? b. Draw an energy-level diagram showing possible routes by which the...