Author: Fady Farid

Selecting pieces of evidence for essays

One of the most fundamental skills required of a HSC English student is the judicious selection of textual evidence to support their argument. Many students tend to just search “important quotes from (insert text’s name here)” and hope for the best but for those of us who want the best marks possible, it’s not gonna […]

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How to make the most out of your senior year

Every student under the sun see’s their final year of secondary schooling as the most daunting challenge they will ever face in their lives and yet they become confounded at the few who seem to be living their best life whilst they struggle. How do these kids have a life while studying? How are they […]

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When you fail to plan, you plan to fail

A teacher who helped me and many of my peers very much in becoming better students throughout high school had a maxim: “When you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” The notion of planning is critical in attaining success in any endeavor we apply ourselves to. I was once fortunate enough to tour the […]

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What do I need to know before I begin year 12 English?

As many students come closer to starting their HSC journey, i believe it would be most beneficial for you to fully understand what is expected of you in the year 12 course, what you will complete and what you will learn. Each school works through the modules differently but today we will discuss them chronologically […]

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