Category: Study and Revision

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How to make your computer better for reading

Reading for extended periods of time on your computer is often a cause for eyestrain and fatigue, as many people have found out. Having discovered that university seems to consist of several lectures and...

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What happens if you fail English?

What happens if you fail English? First of all, don’t panic. There are many ways to get into universities if you do not achieve English competence. English competence is one of the requirements for...

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WACE Language Bonus

One of the most common questions I hear regarding the ATAR process is how the languages bonus works. There is quite a bit of confusion as to how it applies, so here are the...

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SOSE Study Tips

Perhaps the most important study tip is names, dates, facts and stats. These, along with quotes, should be the focus of your revision. After you have revised the main topics, research facts, stats and...

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Science Study Tips

The best tip for revision in science is to understand the relationships behind each concept rather than just memorising the concept. This allows you to build a better knowledge of the idea, and helps...

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Maths Study Tips

The best way to study maths, unfortunately, is practising. This will help ingrain the formulae and processes, but can sometimes be boring. My advice is to use diagrams and bright colours to make it...

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English Study Tips

The most common errors in English-related topics are spelling and grammar, yet these are one of the easiest to fix. Nothing makes a marker more furious than misspelt words and misplaced commas. The best...

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How to Answer Questions 2

In recognition of my P+L teacher, most of the examples are taken from the Politics and Law course. To go back to part 1, click here. SOSE/Science (Short Answer) • Be short and straight...

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How to Answer Questions 1

My Politics and Law teacher always said that The most important thing in Year 11 is not the content, but that you learn how to answer the question. So I thought I would share...

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Your ATAR

ATAR: What is it? ATAR stands for Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank. It’s a score between Your ATAR is calculated using your TEA, Tertiary Entrance Aggregate (see below). For example, if you achieved an ATAR...

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