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  1. xoxogossipgirll

    ! B of Science or B of Medical Science ! (UNSW) (Early Entry)

    I am on the verge of crying because I got a conditional early offer at UNSW for a B of Science and I feel like a B of Medical Science is more professional in terms of image. Does B of Science get me into a postgrad in Dentistry?! cause B of Medical science is said to be a better option for...
  2. M

    Do You Need To Have A Certain Amount Of PRELIM Hours For A Course?

    My friends have been switching subjects late year 11 and I was wondering if the low hours in the courses will be an issue? I believe you don't need to do the prelim course to do the HSC course as NESA allows you to switch subjects until mid year 12?
  3. 8

    what subject to drop??? pls help!

    Hi! I'm currently in year 11 and will be in year 12 next term. I study 3u maths, 3u english, 2u bio, 2u chem, 2u beginners italian and that is all currently 12 units My dilemma is that I don't know what to drop. I want to do something science-y in the future so I expected to drop ext eng, but...
  4. S

    Looking for help on how to approach an interview

    I made the interview for Sydney Grammar recently and I wasn't sure how to approach the interview. I was wondering if I could get some tips to prepare for it. 😅
  5. S

    Year 10 2024 School applications

    I am starting to get some of my results for the schools I applied for this year and I can’t seem to make a choice where to go if all goes well. First of all, I go to a top 30 private school and currently rank around 20-30 within my cohort of ~250 students. I applied to various schools such as...
  6. M

    Guidance On How To Become An Investment Banker And Ideal Pathways + ATAR

    Going to keep it very short and concise. I am in year 11. I want to pursue a high end finance job such as investment banking, private equity etc. Does anybody qualified to speak have any advice for me regarding an ideal ATAR range and what pathways/courses to pursue?
  7. Chiprr

    Push through in english advanced or drop to standard?

    Got my marks back for my second assessment which was a multimodal presentation in the form of a podcast about a novel we got to choose from a list. I ended up getting like 60% which felt fair for the effort I put in considering I hated the requirements of a task. I dropped from 26/118 to 61/110...
  8. sophiie.burns

    Reference / bibliography help!!!

    In my annotated reference list do I need to include the specific videos/ TV shows I watched for my content analysis and during my focus groups?
  9. S

    business studies essay tips?? please help

    Hi guys, how do I approach a business essay with a case study? 1. do I use more of the case study or the theory? e.g the 30-70 rule. - is it better to do 30% theory and 70% case study or 70% theory and 30% case study? 2. is a business essay the similar structure to economics? like DPEEL...
  10. I

    Coping with bad teacher

    I'm sure everyone has had bad teachers within their life but since there's not really any teacher change in yr11/12, your kinda stuck if you have a bad teacher. Anyone have any tips on how to self study during class time if your teacher basically doesn't teach and just rambles on about the most...
  11. R

    should i do french for my hsc?

    hi was just wondering about the basic look of the french scene in the hsc? i have the option of doing french continues as an accelerated course. i did french at my old school for 6-7 years so I'm very confident about being able to catch up with any writing sections however I'm not very confident...
  12. S

    The Crucible related text

    Hey guys, I would like to know which text I should study for The Crucible related text. for English Advanced HSC. Which text would be best in terms of connection, human experience and easier to write about together? Please help!!!
  13. D

    Need help on writing critical studies

    Hello, i'm about to do my Y11 yearly examination for english advanced, i need some help, tips and advice on writing critical studies (The text i'm doing is King Lear) as its fairly new to me, and i find it difficult grasp and understand.
  14. D

    Judith Wright Material

    Hi, I have an essay for English in two weeks about Judith Wright, on the four poems, flame tree in a quarry, south of my days, hawthorn hedge, and train journey. If anyone has any material regarding this, or essays they have done on Judith Wright, it would be great if they could please share it...
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    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!
  16. Bob99

    Trials Tips for english

    What to do if I open the exam booklet, and it's a question that I find hard to understand.
  17. B

    Scared of my ATAR

    Hi everybody! Recently my Mum has told me that she thinks I could possibly have inattentive ADHD. I have no idea if I do or if I don't, but I have tremendous difficulty completing assigned tasks, studying, and remaining focus throughout a lesson. There are other symptoms that I relate to and...
  18. DH2014

    What ATAR can I realistically get?

    Mathematics Standard: 9/48 English Standard: 8/56 Design and Technology: 8/22 Spanish Beginners: 3/5 Economics: 16/22 Thank you for any help, I’ve just been stressing out a lot because of my low ranks in economics and spanish.
  19. D

    Trial Mod C question?

    I'm very reliant on memorising for English, so for trials I've realised that I do not have enough time to memorise a creative however I do have a memorised discursive. My question is, what tips are there in transforming a discursive into an imaginative during the exam. Could I make it seem as If...