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  1. M

    Perms and Coms question

    Hi I need help with a question from the Cambridge 2u textbook (EX1C 13) A piece of paper 0.01mm thick is folded successively 100 times. How thick is it now? Most of the questions were alright but this one really stumped me. Any help would be great.
  2. V

    RELATED TEXTS FOR ARTHUR MILLER'S "THE CRUCIBLE"

    I was wondering what related text would be best for Arthur Miller's "The Crucible". I got given the poem "My Father Began As A God" as an example of what text I can have as a related one. If you have any suggestions for related texts it would be very appreciated (preferably poems, and in regards...
  3. W

    How do I catch up in maths?

    Hi, So I'm in year 12 (well in a week) but I'm so stressed about my math skills. 2020 has personally been a very tough year and probably the most difficult times I've encountered. As a result, I was very mentally and emotionally strained and found no motivation to study. Now, I'm trying to get...
  4. 4ng_03

    How ranks affect ATAR

    Hi guys, my friends and I were talking at school, and we don’t really understand how ranks affect ATAR. From the gist of the discussion, we know that ranks are “moderated” (still don’t really understand how), and the top mark in the exam is given to the top student. So, in order to really...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. M

    Feedback on my essay?

    So my teacher won't be able to properly mark and give feedback on my essay till' next Thursday, so I thought I might as well post it here and take my chances here meanwhile. The essay question is "To what extent was the Huaihai campaign the turning point of the Chinese Civil War?" Any feedback...
  8. T

    I want to repeat year 11

    I regret my subjects, and im either excelling in a subject or failing. English advanced/ extension -> I get like 80% + Visual Arts -> 90% Math -> i recently dropped to standard math because i was sick of advanced I was getting marks in the 70s which wasn't bad but i didn't care but now I'm...
  9. Bumblebee_18

    Subject Selection Help plz

    SO, I'm so so stressed for the subject selection, I'm stuck on 11 units and I can't decide on any more subjects because I'm kinda scared of what the workload and will be like. Our school interview was NOT helpful, the person in front of me kept talking and my appointment was delayed and...
  10. M

    Questionnaires!!!

    heyy it would mean a lot if you could do my questionnaire. it won't allow me to post a link so there is a space in front of the :// https ://forms.gle/jE7CE5T178YfNLg76 thank you so much
  11. shxko

    HOW TO BE MOTIVATED IN YEAR 12?

    Honestly, guys, how do you motivate yourselves? I know this is supposed the be 'the year' that we actually feel motivated for once - our be all and end all, the year we strut out having achieved our greatest because we finally (or for some, always) worked our hardest... but at this rate that...
  12. K

    Maths help

    Hey ya'll, So I'm currently doing advanced maths in year 11, starting Term 2 next week, and my plan is to study medicine hopefully. Last week my teacher gave students who he thought were incapable of advanced a test, including me. No one passed the exam, and I flunked it too, that's on me. The...
  13. R

    Legal Essay Help

    Hi, my question for my assignment is To what extent do penalties imposed during the sentencing process achieve justice for victims, offenders and society? I have received and applied feedback from my teacher yet i was confused by some of the things she had asked me to do. Would anyone be...
  14. A

    Doing math exercises ahead a waste of time?

    G’day fellow BoSers as the title suggests, is it worth doing math questions ahead of time from the class textbook of the teacher is eventually going to just assign us do those exercises? Would it be better to buy a separate book to self study and do the class textbook up to the normal speed...
  15. A

    Optimising Past Papers

    Hi fellow BoS users! :) I just have a couple questions concerning past papers (HSC and Trial): 1) When is the best time to start doing them (is doing them as early as possible better?) 2) What is the best way to approach them? (E.g select relevant questions from past papers after you’ve learnt...
  16. X

    Organisation tips

    I’m heading into year 11 in 2020 and I am unsure of how to organise myself. I am doing advanced English, sor 2, cafs, advanced maths, chem and bio. I know everyone says each to their own for note taking systems but I am interested in how you guys organised yourselves. I know that typing notes...
  17. T

    HELP!!! 1984 Advanced English

    Hey Guys, I'm currently a year 12 advanced English student ahhh :/ I am studying 1984 by George Orwell and need lots of help analysing it for the human experience of suffering. also... if anyone has any good points on connecting and comparing 1984 by George Orwell and Guernica by Pablo Picasso...
  18. H

    UNSW EAS points

    Im eligible for EAS points under the socio-economic disadvantage scheme. If say, I want to get into engineering (93 ATAR) but I only have a 90 atar how many bonus points does this disadvantage offer? (excluding hsc plus points).
  19. M

    HSC Study

    From a previous post, I had specified I would like to achieve a solid ATAR of 95+. Through, the first week of Year 12 (ended today) I just realised I haven't got a set plan of how I am going to achieve this goal or how to do it. Through other people's form and advice, I have learnt that everyday...
  20. H

    CHEMISTRY OR LEGAL STUDIES

    I just started year 12 this week and have been facing an apparently 'detrimental' issue since I'm doing all 6 subjects and have no free periods which my school doesn't really accept. Since I go to a selective/private school, they are able to determine what subjects we do and if we are to be...
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