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blackratpoo

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my friends aunty seems to think that her TER that she got in 1994 was better than my friends ATAR and i was wondering if anyone would know if a TER of 394 was better than an ATAR of 98.90.

i know its a long shot coz everyone here is young but ahhh well.
 

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my friends aunty seems to think that her TER that she got in 1994 was better than my friends ATAR and i was wondering if anyone would know if a TER of 394 was better than an ATAR of 98.90.

i know its a long shot coz everyone here is young but ahhh well.
Did your friend's aunty do the HSC in NSW? In NSW the system changed from the mark out of 500 to the TER in the late 80s/early 90s - I don't know the exact year. Certainly by 1994 they were reporting TERs (percentile ranks between 0 and 100). Marks out of 500 were no longer issued.

The system has changed a couple of times since then. In 1994 the rank that was given was a rank of just those who applied for a TER. This means that 15% of those who wanted a TER got less than 15. In 1998 it changed from a TER to a UAI.

The ATAR is a ranking that assumes that all students who started year 7 finished year 12 and applied for an ATAR. The wording is better on the UAC site: http://www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/atar/scaling-process.shtml.

394 now correlates with an ATAR in the 94-95 range. Even though ATARs are worth less than UAIs, which in turn are worth less than TERs, I don't think it would reach 98.90.
 

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now there is rank before it was just scaled mark out of 500. So its about 93 ATAR. Tell that old lady she failed at life and should go kill herself for comparing her marks after all these years
 

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now there is rank before it was just scaled mark out of 500. So its about 93 ATAR. Tell that old lady she failed at life and should go kill herself for comparing her marks after all these years
Lol.
 

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my friends aunty seems to think that her TER that she got in 1994 was better than my friends ATAR and i was wondering if anyone would know if a TER of 394 was better than an ATAR of 98.90.

i know its a long shot coz everyone here is young but ahhh well.
Are we talking about NSW? If so, the question makes no sense because the TER in 1994 was out of 100 not 500. It changed from the system out of 500 several years before. I know because I did year 12 in 1993.

Maybe the Aunty is older than she admits.

Also being obsessed with your year 12 mark 25-30 years later and trying to compete with a 17-18yo is kinda pathetic.
 

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Are we talking about NSW? If so, the question makes no sense because the TER in 1994 was out of 100 not 500. It changed from the system out of 500 several years before. I know because I did year 12 in 1993.

Maybe the Aunty is older than she admits.

Also being obsessed with your year 12 mark 25-30 years later and trying to compete with a 17-18yo is kinda pathetic.
Haha, I completely forgot about my ATAR like a few days after it. Honestly doesn't mean anything once you get into the course you want to.
 

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