1. souli

    How do I write with more sophistication and academic language?

    I am just wondering if anyone has any advice I could use to make my writing (particularly essays) more sophisticated, and more academic-sounding. Or how to expand my vocabulary to include higher-quality language. Thank you!
  2. souli

    Is it possible to achieve a higher HSC state ranking than someone who came first with internals?

    For example, if I am coming third in a subject, (internally) is it possible to beat someone coming first (internally) on the actual HSC, achieving a higher state ranking than them? Thank u!
  3. H

    Advice for math adv

    Hey guys I need advice for my math advanced mark 😭 So this year I've had a bunch of stuff going on and as a result, I've flunked the first two tests for adv (I'm pretty sure my rank is around 25ish/30). I'm doing well in the rest of my subjects tho because we've mostly just had assessments. I...
  4. S

    Marketing Extended Response Feedback

    Hi, could someone please give me feedback on my extended response for marketing on HSC business studies? I have an exam coming up in 2 days where the question is given to us for one section of the exam, and I really needed feedback on it so that I can perfect this essay (20/20) before I memorise...
  5. souli

    What are your thoughts on ChatGPT?

    Arguably the new and improved quillbot. Ask any question and it gives you an answer. No plagiarism because it independently generates. Godsend? Wolf in sheep's clothing? Personally, I use ChatGPT for only the most tedious questions in my economics and english advanced essays on Gatsby that I...
  6. souli

    Dealing with a bad teacher? (economics)

    It's basically the title.. At my school, there's only one economics teacher (other teachers can take it but they don't have any classes for year 11) and he's awful; he doesn't stick to the NESA points and rambles on about useless information we won't be tested on and difficult questions he...
  7. angieelhh

    Selling Band 6 Notes!

    Hi! Graduated in 2022 with a 96.65! Selling notes on every subject; Band 6 Business Studies notes (Entire course notes in paragraph form to mould to any essay and short answer) - $25 Band 6 Ancient History notes (Multiple band 6 essays and detailed paragraphs for Xerxes, Sparta, Greek World...
  8. tamdz

    How does early entry work?

    i did pretty good in year 11 and i was wondering: - who's eligible to apply? - when do i apply? - how do i apply? - what unis can i apply to? - what course can i apply to? thanks. anyone who responds informatively will be rewarded greatly
  9. souli

    How do you make notes? Digitally or handwritten?

    Starting yr 11 soon, and planning to make some study notes on the holidays. Do you make your notes(typing) on a laptop, etc, or handwrite them onto loose-leaf paper in a display folder or a notebook? Thank you!
  10. G

    How difficult would be to achieve an ATAR of 85+ based on my subjects?

    Hi guys, I've just wanted to ask if anyone would have an idea of the difficulty of achieving an 85+ ATAR based on my subjects for the HSC. Mathematics Advanced English Standard Software Design and Development Information Processes and Technology Business Studies I am aware that a lot of my...
  11. S

    What Subject Should I Drop?

    Im not sure on what subject to drop. My overall grades for year 11 in the following subjects as follows Business Studies - 88% Advanced Math - 86% 13th/50 Extension 1 English 84% 3rd/6 Advanced English - 83% PDHPE - 83% Biology - 81% 5th/50 Chemistry - 76% 11th/22 The chemistry yearly marks...
  12. 9

    If you had a choice between Ext2 English and Extension Science purely based on scaling, which is a wiser choice??

    I've already done 3 units for accelerated and I need to choose courses to keep for next year + take on. I'm definitely not doing ext2 maths and currently I've got 8 units. But none of them are extensions so I'm worried about scaling which brings me to this question: if you had to choose between...
  13. goodcat911

    Best Textbooks/Workbooks and Tutions for Year 12 Biology

    Which textbooks should I go over and Workbooks should I use to prepare for the hsc? In year 11, I mainly just used the Biozone Workbook + Class notes to study but are there other good resources/notes with hsc-style questions and solutions. Also, does anyone know any really good biology tution...