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i did say 99 atar kind of misses everything you need it for.

but iirc, this guy wants to go overseas, so for england he would need like 98.5 minimum for oxbridge, tho it seems most successful peeps are like 99.5+.
Tbh I was more interested in seeing whether it is actually a 99 ATAR requirement or a 99 Selection Rank. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 

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atars aren't really a litmus test for what your friend circle should be. For example, my own friend group has people of varying degrees of aptitude for school performance. Maybe that isn't possible at a top 10 school like grammar but heck, even out of school I have friends that didn't even get 80 atars.
 

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I don't think anyone's asked you this question in the thread so I'm going to.

What course are you thinking of doing?
I am doing maths and eng ext 1, business studies, physics, Economics
 

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go to page 28 of here: https://www.uac.edu.au/assets/documents/scaling-reports/preliminary-report-2020-nsw-hsc.pdf
youll see that the atars increment by 1.7% as you go down on the right-most column
pattern stops at 82
I’ve read other BOSTES documents which explain that each ATAR unit increments by more than 1% (for this particular year, 1.7%) of students who achieve an ATAR because it takes into account the entire cohort who were enrolled in primary, some of whom may have left before year 12 (got an apprenticeship, turned 17) or took non ATAR subjects in Yr 12. So ATAR of 99 means the student is in the top one percent of their whole cohort throughout most of their schooling.
 

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@vernburn @black.mamba

Back up?
any of you boys know 70 atars?
I know several people who got ATARs of 70 or less. They are successful skilled tradespersons. In an economy with high and ever rising real estate prices, their skills ensure that their time is well renumerated.
 
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As I have mentioned I really need a 99 atar to get into the uni that I am passionate about, I have just started year 11 and am willing to work as hard as it takes, and would like guidance on how to study, how many hours and anything that can help me get the 99 atar. I am doing eng and maths ext 1, physics, economics and business studies. I also go to a public school ranked in the 300s

Thanks in advance.
Yea you better put your head down and hope that your other students aren't idiots
 

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I know several people who got ATARs of 70 or less. They are successful skilled tradespersons. In an economy with high and ever rising real estate prices, their skills ensure that their time is well renumerated.
i think u mean "remunerated" dk not sure lol
 

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I’ve read other BOSTES documents which explain that each ATAR unit increments by more than 1% (for this particular year, 1.7%) of students who achieve an ATAR because it takes into account the entire cohort who were enrolled in primary, some of whom may have left before year 12 (got an apprenticeship, turned 17) or took non ATAR subjects in Yr 12. So ATAR of 99 means the student is in the top one percent of their whole cohort throughout most of their schooling.
ATAR takes into account the entire HSC-age cohort, including those who are not ATAR-eligible. The ATAR-eligible cohort is academically better than the whole cohort (which is why 1.7% of ATARs are above 99, for example).

If you want it from UAC themselves, they have written that:
  • "Students who receive an ATAR of 80.00 in 2019, for example, have performed well enough in the HSC to place them 20% from the top if every HSC-aged person in the state had been ATAR-eligible"
  • "The model expects all the most able candidates to complete Year 12 and be eligible for an ATAR"
 

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I do have another form, The main reason I need a 99 ATAR to apply overseas to study technology and management.
 

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nah you don't fam, my ATAR wasn't worth the paper it was written on and I'm doing just fine.

Obviously don't waste your time (like i did) and actually put in a respectable amount of effort - but there's likely more ways to get to where you want to than you are currently aware of.
 

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