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because accelerants generally do 'bad' in their subjects.
Hahaha wtf how do they manage that. They have so much more time than every else..if you do accell chem or maths and you get below band 6 imo your not very good. You were given the chance and you could gave grinded it out
 

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Hey everyone

So this year im accelerating chem and ecos, and next year I'm planning to do ext 1 and 2 but i want to get it all done by around this time next year, How do you guys recommend I go about studying for these to maximise marks (mid/high band 6s) ? What tips, tricks and resources do you have that worked for you? And also, how to you retain info the best?

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Defs focus more on ext 2 hard questions because once you get good at ext 2, ext 1 literally becomes a walk in the park and is just an exam about silly mistakes. Also when viewing solutions try to come up with better methods for approaching questions next time, not just look at the solution and go like "oh ok makes sense".
 

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Hahaha wtf how do they manage that. They have so much more time than every else..if you do accell chem or maths and you get below band 6 imo your not very good. You were given the chance and you could gave grinded it out
problem is getting high band 6 in y11 with one yr less of 'experience' is kinda tough.
 

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problem is getting high band 6 in y11 with one yr less of 'experience' is kinda tough.
Our school is pretty proficient in Bio, as far as my recent memory goes, we've had a couple state rankers and our accelerants have been like 1 or 2 marks off em, and same with 2U math. A few more years ago we were better in Chem, than bio, and accelerants usually got mid-high ish band 6s. But I do agree that it is 'tough' the kids who've done well have grinded a fair bit and are generally the biggest pests for teachers lmao
 

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Wtf lucky as shit, my school doesn't allow a single good accell subject and you can literally finish your bloody hsc before it starts, can someone explain how the hell this is fair
It’s not. Private & selective schools have an advantage over public nonselective schools in this way. It’s terribly unfair. My eldest ended up studying a load of 15 units in her last year because she wasn’t allowed to accelerate at all. She did manage to get all band 6s & E4s so she ended up with the highest number in one calendar year, but she could have gotten a higher 99+ ATAR if she had been able to finish one or two subjects earlier (she probably should have dropped a couple of subjects but she was doing equally well in all of them & actually found them all interesting).

To avoid a repeat for my younger two, they got selective school offers and we negotiated with the local school that they would only enrol if acceleration were supported. They really met their end of the deal with my son finishing Yr 11 extn maths mid Yr 8, so he really has all the advantages of a selective school but doesn’t have to travel.
 

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It’s not. Private & selective schools have an advantage over public nonselective schools in this way. It’s terribly unfair. My eldest ended up studying a load of 15 units in her last year because she wasn’t allowed to accelerate at all. She did manage to get all band 6s & E4s so she ended up with the highest number in one calendar year, but she could have gotten a higher 99+ ATAR if she had been able to finish one or two subjects earlier (she probably should have dropped a couple of subjects but she was doing equally well in all of them & actually found them all interesting).

To avoid a repeat for my younger two, they got selective school offers and we negotiated with the local school that they would only enrol if acceleration were supported. They really met their end of the deal with my son finishing Yr 11 extn maths mid Yr 8, so he really has all the advantages of a selective school but doesn’t have to travel.
subtle flex
 

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because accelerants generally do 'bad' in their subjects.
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bad as in less than band 6? in that case yes because acceleration isn't for everyone and it's harder to get b6 in accelerated conditions than normal for the majority (ofc there are ppl who thrive when accelerated but not most)
 

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bad as in less than band 6? in that case yes because acceleration isn't for everyone and it's harder to get b6 in accelerated conditions than normal for the majority (ofc there are ppl who thrive when accelerated but not most)
look at @President KK

yeah heck I even got a b6 in construction but sadly it's non-atar
 

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because accelerants generally do 'bad' in their subjects.
that's why our school would cull us, if you didn't maintain marks or if you were bottom ranking you'd be kicked, so only 15-20 people in bio/math accel
 

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But shouldn't the guys that do it be like b6 material already...
that's true
schools are supposed to select only the most capable students and then continue to drop students along the way if they're not showing b6 potential, that's what my school does at least, otherwise it's just a waste and it would be better for the student to get b6 normally than b5 accelerated
 

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that's true
schools are supposed to select only the most capable students and then continue to drop students along the way if they're not showing b6 potential, that's what my school does at least, otherwise it's just a waste and it would be better for the student to get b6 normally than b5 accelerated
I want a petition to make construction ATAR
 

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