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    Raw mark for state rank in chem?

    Where does it usually sit around? I am talking raw marks here and not HSC marks. I'm getting around low to mid 90's for a lot of the chem past papers and wondering if a state rank is possible. Although I understand most trial papers may not be reflective of the difficulty of HSC papers.
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    How much you guys studying everyday?

    I'm doing about 5-7 hours a day. I put most of the work in before trials (which didnt end up happening) but 5-7 has been a good number for me since right now its just touching up on stuff im not sure about and honing my exam skills. Also what atar you guys aiming for. I am personally aiming for...
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    Atar Estimate

    Hey all, I was wondering if yall could give me an estimated atar for the given overall mark for my year 12. The school needs to estimate my atar for some courses that I am applying to in Uni and they seem to just use the talent 100 calculator with whatever my overall mark is. I was wondering if...
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    Unseen texts help

    I'm really struggling with the unseen section of the advanced English papers. Not really sure how to approach it or get better at it. Any advice?
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    Screwed for Business

    So I do MX2, MX1, English, Chem, Phys and Business. Business is clearly my easiest subjects and over the year I've gone by doing fairly well without studying for it too much. This was mainly coz the assessments were either take home or they were tests that examined a specific part of the...
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    Extension 2 Help

    Ive finished the extension 2 course and started doing past papers. I was having a few issues and i was wondering if you guys could give me some advice 1) Timing: Initially i thought 3hrs was a long time and i could finish the test and have time to check my work. Totally wrong. How do you manage...
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    Usyd Space Engineering course

    For anyone who is doing/did this course at USYD, I was wondering if you could tell me a bit about it. What is it like? What are some interesting things you learn/do? What are the job prospects? Anyone considering this course, I'm keen to know why you guys are interested in doing the course...
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    Writing stuff under exam conditions

    Hello, Just had a question on writing essays and creatives under timed conditions. A lot of the feedback i get from my teachers is that my analysis and/or ideas are usually on point, however, when it comes to phrasing and writing solid sentences i totally crumble under exam conditions. Im not...
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    Prelims hard?

    I go to a school ranked 150ish and ive realized that the prelims so far have been very hard. This is based off the 2019 past paper i did as practise from a whole range of schools. The past papers weren't that difficult compared to the exams my school gave me. I know that the pressure of the...
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    Silly Mistakes in Maths

    This seems to a HUGE problem for a lot of people (at least for a lot of my friends and myself). I end up getting 80% for maths exams that i should be getting 95% plus. I have a few maths exams coming up in the first few weeks of term 3, and i really don't wanna be repeating this dumb mistake...
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    Importance of reading

    Im talking about general reading, so excluding your texts that you have to study at school. How much do you guys read? Is it important for the HSC, especially in terms of Craft of writing? I have a lot of friends who are doing very well in english but read very little as well as people who...
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    R in PV=nRT

    It appears that when solving questions involving this equation, the value of R depends on units of pressure and volume and sometimes temperature (which is almost always kelvin). How do we know which value of R to use in a given question and do we have to memories each of these values?
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    Combinatorics Practise Questions?

    Hi, I have a topic test on combinatorics in the next 2 weeks or so. Anyone have any practise worksheet/test that i could do? Thank you :)
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    Making notes advice

    Just started year 11 and for the past week ive been writing my notes everyday after each lesson. For example if i had physics, chem and maths on a particular day, i would go home and make notes on them. However, since i have other commitments like tution, and a school homework, the workload is...
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    Getting ready for year 11 English

    Hellooo, So as we all know school just ended. I failed miserably in English this year but did alright in other subjects. I want to obviously use these holidays to work on my English and feel more confident about it going into year 11. Anyone have any advice or tips on how i can improve over the...
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    SAC or Business Studies

    I have to choose between either doing SAC or business next year for year 11. Im really unsure which i should do. Anyone have any advice or what either of these subjects are like. If it helps, my other subjects are 3u maths, 3u english, physics and chem. I am also not keen on doing 14 units...
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    Help a fellow yr10

    Hello there! I have a geography assignment due this Friday and we have to build a whole (sustainable city) and display it to the class. The teacher said we can use apps such as minecraft and sketchup. However, since we only have 3 day to do it i feel like MC/sketchup would take way too long...
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    year 10 science past papers?

    Hello, does anyone have any year 10 yearly science past papers (preferably with answers). I cant seem to find any online and I want to practice for my yearly exam over the holidays. Thank you
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    what are my chances?

    so i have a reserve position in baulko for year 11 right now, top 5, and i wanted to know what are my chances of getting in to the school? thanks
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    Move schools?

    hello So i recently applied for girraween but i did not make it either school so looks like im stuck atcurrent school. The school that i go to right now is in the top 200 ranking, however, my cohort at the moment isnt that great and im worried they are gonna drag my atar down. Im gonna be doing...