Category: HSC Preparation

What should I include in my English essays to maximise my marks?

For many students, English is perhaps the most nonsensical, illogical, and infuriating subjects because of a “lack of structure” and its “ambiguity”. Due to this mindset lots o people struggle to achieve the marks they want and i’m here to change that. Lets see what we can do in order to maximise your marks   […]

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Staying Mentally Healthy, Maintaining Motivation and Preventing Burnout

For many, high school can be an extremely stressful period. Especially as you progress to Year 11 and 12, increased workload, more assessments and exams, pressure to do well as well as uncertainty about the future can make you feel overwhelmed, anxious and tired. Maintaining your health and wellbeing is your absolute number one priority […]

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Why is reading important and how to get started?

As students in the Australian education system, reading has been a constant presence since kindergarten and yet by the time we reach year 12, a majority of students only read the texts ascribed to them for study and nothing else. Most people say “I hate reading”, “books are boring”, “books are a waste of time” […]

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How to succeed in the HSC

As many students slowly come to the end of their year 11 journey, they are confronted by the most daunting challenge of their lives to date; the HSC. This concept of the HSC inspires fear and worry and doubt and confusion and apprehension in many students as they enter into the biggest challenge of their […]

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Dealing with the Biology Trial

It’s probably still taking some time to process just how quickly this final year has passed, but now is the time to step up, because trials have come around. Before the new syllabus was implemented, the trials in some schools made up almost 50% of the internal mark for the HSC, and even though its […]

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Staying motivated in the HSC

The HSC was a big trek for me, I’m not going to lie or sugar coat that one for you. It was definitely incredibly difficult for me to stay motivated when I felt like the work was endless or my marks were below expectation… But in the end, it really is a test of perseverance […]

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Module B breakdown

As year 12 students edge ever closer towards their trial exams, and eventually, their HSC exams, it seems fitting that we begin to break down the first aspect of your second paper, the Module A essay. As always, in order to succeed in any module in English advanced, you must possess a thorough understanding, appreciation […]

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