1. A

    Career Advice: Optometry vs Occupational Therapy

    Current Yr12 student here, if anyone knows any pros or cons about these fields please let me know. I am still trying to figure out what I want to be, I have been doing some research but I'm still not sure which is the better option. Optometrist: decent pay but not as many job options/vacancies...
  2. I

    Laptop requirements for Bachelor of Music (Performance)

    Hi, I'm just wondering what kind of laptop I might need for bachelor of music (performance)? I'd assume I only need something fairly basic, but I wanted to check. What kind of things (other than the usual, you know, note taking, research, emails, pdfs etc.) would I need a laptop for in a music...
  3. B

    Doing HSC with ADHD any advice?

    Hello everyone. my school does compressed curriculum so we divide our HSC in two 3 in yr 11 and 3 in yr 12 (we do yr 11 and 12 in the same year for each subject). it's been hard keeping up with with the courses and its cost me a lot in my sleep (i've always had insomnia but its gotten worse...
  4. neqr1te

    Should I drop Maths Ext.1?

    So I got my marks back for the prelim yearlys and unfortunately I kinda flunked mx.1 (below 40% 😬).. I'm not sure what the average actually was but I do know that a lot of people I talked to got around the same or even lower than me. I can def say that I probably got a below average mark though...
  5. S

    Should I drop from Eng Adv. to Standard

    I'm currently doing Maths Ext1, Eng Adv, Business, Eco and Bio. My Eng Adv. average is around 60% and I don't know whether or not I should drop cuz I want to get at least a band 5 for English. (I'm in yr 11 rn) It's also not guaranteed that I'm gonna get better marks if I do standard and plus...
  6. I


    Do any math prodigies on BOS have any tips for getting good at maths especially in a short amount of time without going to like 10 different tutoring centres? Please let me know what you guys have done cos I need to raise those marks!
  7. JPeters11

    Subject selection + How to prepare for future studies

    Greetings to all, I am not familiar to what category to post this in but I feel as if subject selection (year 10) affiliates itself with years 9 & 10. I am here to seek advice for how I can maximise my academic performance in years 11 & 12. I am currently in year 10 (term 3) and I have been...
  8. A

    need advice pls - does anyone think I can get a 98+ atar?

    English adv (ranking around 20ish/52) English ext 1 (ranking 5/9) Maths ext 1 (ranking 7ish/17) Maths ext 2 (ranking 1/7) Biology (ranking 13ish/38) Chemistry (ranking 1/16) I messed up my 3U maths and bio exams last term, which pulled my rank down by a lot, and I don't know if I'll be able...
  9. R

    Does anyone know how and where to buy Sony PS5 for a reasonable price?

    I'm struggling to find something real. There are queues in every store. Any advice?
  10. R

    How to start talking like a native Australian?

    Really need some advice, mates.
  11. N

    What maths should I be taking with physics?

    Hey, at the moment I'm a yr 10 student in 5.3 maths. I chose my subjects a while ago and I still have no clue what maths I should be taking with physics. I've been told by previous science teachers that I'm capable of doing physics and they recommend doing maths adv to everyone. I ended up...
  12. 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...
  13. Interdice

    Should I Do Maths Ext 1?

    Hey guys, I am currently doing 5.2 math and am wondering whether to do Extension. I got a 91 percent in my report this year and find the content that they teach boring and dull. All of my subjects are very science and math based My studying skills and my skills in math are improving at a rapid...
  14. L

    idk what selective schools i should apply to for

    ok so im currently in year 9 hoping to apply into a selective school for year 10 2022 im a straight A student, GPA of 5.0, DUX of my grade since year 7 and running...., im in the volleyball team, debating team, art club. i do piano and clarinet etc. im not from a selective school though. i also...
  15. T

    Hi! I'm planning to do a Q&A with some 1st year university students and experienced teachers on entering university. Please comment any questions!

    Hi! So I run a small YouTube channel QingClear and I'm going to do a video interviewing some university students and experienced teachers on the university experience. As 2021 and 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, I would love for you guys to comment any questions here about entering...
  16. C


    hey guys can anyone please read through my short answers it'll be highly appreciated? :(
  17. queenb_3

    Advice for ATAR >95

    Hey guys! Just a question, if I'm aiming for an ATAR above 95, say around 97, 98, and hopefully 99 etc, what are some things I should be doing in the last few weeks rounding up the HSC? How many HSC papers should I aim to complete each day? And what are your thoughts on rewriting essays...
  18. queenb_3

    Legal Studies Multiple Choice Improvement?

    Hi guys! Does anyone have any feedback as to how I can improve my multiple choice scores in legal studies? I'm doing really well in every other section but this section just pulls me down? Any advice? Thanks in advance!
  19. queenb_3

    LAT help

    Hi y'all! Hope you're all doing well! Does anyone have some advice regarding the LAT (law admissions test) for UNSW? And to anyone that has sat it and is currently studying law at UNSW, can you please provide some guidance? What's it like? Anything we should go over? What should we really...
  20. B

    Please.. begging for some guidance

    Hey all, Really new to this so apologies if I post this incorrectly formatted or smth. Okay so, I completely failed adv maths the entire year getting around ~52% for all my exams. For my trials, I am getting less than 20% because I barely attempted anything. Maths has always been a core failure...