Category: HSC

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 C Breakdown

Module C is perhaps the most challenging module you will experience in year 12 and is by far, the greatest differentiator between students during the HSC. Many teachers struggle to teach this section of the exam due to the fact that this module is in its infancy and most teachers haven’t gained the experience necessary […]

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Tips for Biology

Get memorising early                                            Let’s face it – most of us aren’t great at memorising. And even if we are, we are still constrained by time and concentration. However, I think we can all agree that cramming content in last minute certainly isn’t ideal and this is just a little reminder to check in on your […]

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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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You, Health and the HSC

I know, I know. You’re probably looking at this and thinking not another of these posts again. I had that same mindset too – after all, it IS the HSC. And I’m certainly not here to say that it’ll be easier either because trust me, it won’t be. But while there are lots of things […]

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How many subject units should I take during the HSC?

As a requirement, the HSC requires us to undertake a minimum of 10 units to be eligible for an ATAR. But the question is, should you be taking exactly 10 units or should you take a couple extra units? This is a decision that stumps many students and the “right” number of units will differ […]

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