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    Is Dux College better than PEAK?

    Hello everyone! I really wanted to go tutoring for Physics and Chemistry at the end October this year (I'm in year 11) and I would prefer to go to an affordable tutoring. However, I am more willing to sacrifice the price for quality tutoring resources. Can anyone please share me some tips...
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    Going on a Europe Trip

    Hi, I'm a year 11 student and I made a plan to go on a three week holiday from the Easter holidays to the beginning of term 2. I will probably be missing out on the first week of term 2. Will that have too much of an effect on me for HSC?
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    Selling Notes - 1st in State History Extension and 2nd in State English Advanced

    I'm selling both my History Extension notes and my English Advanced notes - I came first in the State and second in the State in these courses respectively. The topics I studied and their prices are as follow: History Extension: The Historians: (Bede, Gibbon, Von Ranke, Windschuttle...
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    Help! HSC SUX!!!

    Hi fellow bosers! As the title suggests I need some advice. Ever since the year started more homework and work in general has needed to be done, and I’m struggling. My work is piling up, I have not been able to consistently study ahead and even with several study timetables. As homework is...
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    How one gets a 99+ Atar

    G’day fellow BoSers! I’ve created this thread to discuss what I’m sure is on everyone’s minds, how does one get a 99+ Atar? Including study habits, levels of extra curriculars, units and more! Hopefully we can dissect the formula to aceing the HSC. Good luck!
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    Studying in the Morning=99.95

    Hi guys! Sorry for that little bit of click bait 😜 but I thought this would be the perfect place to discuss: 1)When is the best time to study for you? 2)Is waking up at 4 am really worth it? 3)Night vs morning studying, what really is the easiest and most productive
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    german beginners to german continuers

    hi guys, I am doing german beginners for prelims starting 2020, however, i would like to ask if i pick up a german tutor to do extra german study and do very well in year 11 for german beginners, will I beable to pick up german continuers for year 12? This would help alot because i really love...
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    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...
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    Visibility in Operations

    Hi fellow BoS users! This is my first post by the way :) What is the proper definition or idea of visibility in the 4Vs? Different textbooks have different interpretations, jacaranda talked about feedback, while excel and Cambridge talked about how much the consumer actually experiences...
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    Difficult question which involves a geometric series

    I'm finishing off holiday work assigned to me before school starts back and I find myself stuck on this question all the time: "In any GP, let Rn = T(n + 1) + T(n + 2) + ... + T(2n). Show that Rn:Sn = r^n:1, and hence find r if R8:S8 = 1:81" This is how the question is printed in my textbook...
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    Actuary vs Optometry

    Hey all, I'm choosing between Actuarial Studies/IT at Macquarie and Optometry at Geelong/Queensland (I received both offers.) I live in Sydney and have an ATAR of 95.35. I love maths and science/physics so both courses really appeal to me. I've given this a lot of thought throughout the year and...
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    2020-HSC chat

    Feel free to discuss anything in this thread (about the HSC of course) :)
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    HSC/Prelim Discussion Thread for The Class of 2021

    Hey guys, I'm a little new to this site! I'm looking to garner new friends and to engage in a chat with people who are in the same position as I am. In terms of subjects, I will be undertaking: English Extension 1, Legal Studies, Modern History, Biology, Math Standard, Business Studies Feel...
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    Best Textbooks for Chemistry and Physics?

    Hi all, Sorry I know everyone asks this question every year, but I can only find threads discussing the best textbooks from 8 years ago which I figure are obsolete because of curriculum changes. First question is what is the best textbook(s) for Chemistry? I've heard the Pearson ones are pretty...
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    Hey guys!! So I've just started my HSC course for 2020, and I'm the only one doing Chemistry in my cohort. So I've been placed in a distance education school. Is there anybody who could share chemistry HSC notes for the new syllabus for free? I'm asking for too much already but oh well :)
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    What is HSC Chemistry like?

    Basically I do Chemistry as I really enjoy it and need it for my future career. I'm currently doing all 6 subjects as I'm kinda scared whether I should continue doing chemistry or not? Most people are telling me that yr 12 chemistry is actually easier than yr 11 chemistry. Is that entirely true...
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    3U Maths HSC 2019 Solutions

    So I was bored and I decided to do the HSC 3U Maths for 2019. Please tell me if any of the answers are wrong. I am not a HSC student lol. In my opinion the exam was harder than last year so hopefully it scales better. Other than that have a look a through it
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    High school ranking

    won't median ATAR give better judgment than band 6 rate in determining high school ranks in NSW?? (like in Western Australia)?? Why they don't do that instead? There are discrepancies in using band 6 rates for high school ranks as some courses are way easier than some (like maths ext2 vs maths...
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    Stuck on Thesis statement, please help <3

    Hey guys I have an upcoming In-depth novel study exam for 'The story of Tom Brennan'. The book discovers the impact of grief and the importance of acceptance and family. We are starting to break down how to write the essay, and therefore have been given the overall question: "How do the...
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    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...