Category: HSC

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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Studying in COVID lockdown

Most of us are probably sick of lockdown. If you’re one of the lucky few who aren’t… well good for you I guess but for the rest of us, we need to cope somehow. After all, life doesn’t just stop. We still have responsibilities and for those in senior school, your top priority of studying […]

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Tips to Balance UCAT and HSC

Tips to Balance UCAT and HSC The UCAT and HSC exams are integral components of the application process to study medicine after high school. Studying for both these exams at once can be challenging so it is important to manage your time effectively by using the following tips.   What is the UCAT Exam The […]

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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 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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