Tag Archives: Year 12

BANYULE 100 – HANNAH GANDY

February 27, 2017

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When I meet 18 year old Hannah Gandy, I am immediately greeted by her friendly and confident nature. As I soon discover, she also happens to be a very remarkable person. Despite the challenges of her past, Hannah has achieved many incredible things. “Coming from a single-parent, low socio-economic status family of three children, my mum had to work […]

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YEAR OF BALANCE

March 19, 2015

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Students and parents alike are experiencing the familiar feeling that comes with starting a new year of school. The Back-to-School sales (and their awful advertisement counterparts) have finally ceased, and the summer holidays seem like a distant memory. Most are still getting back into the swing of things, but for the Class of 2015, they’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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