Tag Archives: Exams

HOW MUCH STUDY IS TOO MUCH?

July 6, 2016

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Studying. Yes, it’s hard work and yes, it’s a stress that we must endure in order to be successful, both in a future career and life in general. It’s an obvious fact that studying brings on stress. This stress is both a part of life and a good resilience builder. But, as I’m sure you’re […]

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HOW TO GET RESULTS

August 30, 2014

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According to Douglas Adams, author of Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy, the meaning of life is 42. If only he’d undertaken VCE, he’d realize the meaning of life is actually 99.95, or a similarly high ATAR. Year 12 is drawing to a close for some 30,000 students around the state, many of whom are caught […]

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NOT ANOTHER VCE GUIDE

September 26, 2013

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Throughout history, humans have held themselves up to impossible ideals, and punished themselves for failing to fulfil these unrealistic expectations. Whether it be the five fruit to two veggie ratio, thirty minutes of exercise per day or actually reading English books before the school year starts, humans fail to achieve seemingly simplistic and attainable goals […]

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SURVIVING VCE

March 1, 2013

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People will attempt to put your mind at ease about the build up towards year 12, but unfortunately, it will do the opposite. As a wide-eyed year 11 student, my orientation for the following year was carried out on a ‘study camp’ at Phillip Island. Presumptions that a typical school camp would occur were immediately […]

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