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How To Write A (Great) Long Response Answer

Your written HSC exams will often consist of several sections; multiple choice sections, short answer sections, essays, and of course, the dreaded long response. Luckily for you, we’ve created your one-stop guide to how to these long response questions in your HSC, tailored to Science subjects yet applicable to everyone. So, how does one actually…

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Jeffrey Zheng (Hero Alumni, 99.95)

With the first block of exams coming up for Year 11s and half-yearlies approaching for Year 12s, we decided to investigate some of the most effective methods to performing well by talking to one of our very own Hero alumni – Jeffrey Zhang! Achieving a 99.95 ATAR with a sweet state rank 2nd in Chemistry,…

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Top 10 Common Mistakes Made By Year 11 Students

It’s 2020, the beginning of a new decade, and you’re finally about to start your HSC journey. It’s crunch time, you tell yourself. Time to study more than I’ve studied in my entire life. But then, it hits you. How on earth do I plan on doing that? Well, we can tell you what not…

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Deep Work – The Single Best Advice for Year 12 Students

“Hey Michael, if there’s one piece of advice that you could give to me as a fresh Year 12 student, what would it be?” “Deep work.” “No seriously, I’m already starting to panic and it has only been 3 weeks in.” “I’m being dead set with you.” “What on earth is deep work?”  In Year 12…

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3 Must Knows as a Fresh Year 11 Student

Some of the wackiest things in my life happened when I was in Year 11. I got behind the wheel for the first time, I went to my first protest, Avengers: Infinity War came out, I got two jobs (at the same time) and much more. Keeping your life, your studies and your extracurriculars in…

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5 Things to Check Before Finalising your Resume

You now have your very own resume. If you don’t, go read How to Write a Resume first then come back. Done? Good. Welcome back. Writing your first resume can take a good few hours. But even after you finish you’re not really done. Here are 5 things to check and tweak to make sure…

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