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Resources for High School Subject Selection
« on: July 24, 2021, 03:37:49 pm »
Resources for High School Subject Selection

Subject Reviews and Ratings
These reviews are written by students who have studied particular subjects.
- VCE Subject Reviews and Ratings
- HSC Subject Reviews and Ratings
- QCE Subject Reviews and Ratings
- Year 10 (Stage 5) Electives Reviews and Ratings [HSC]
- Year 10 Subject/Elective Reviews & Ratings [VCE]

For University Extension Subjects (VIC only):
- University Subject Reviews and Ratings - click on a university and then the "Subject Reviews and Ratings" thread

Subject Selection Guides

NB: if you take out the VCE specific information, the advice can be applied to other curricula.
- Heidi's Subject Selection Guide for VCE
- Glasses' Guide to VCE Subject Selection
- HSC: Choosing Your Subjects [A Guide] by Olivia
- Year 12 Subjects in Year 11 - A Guide to Starting VCE Early (can be generally applicable to those accelerating subjects)
- University Extension Subjects: Everything You Need to Know (NB: this article contains an outdated list of universities that offer uni extension subjects. See this link for a new list. ACU also offer their Uni Step-up Program for eligible students - see their website for more info on eligibility)

Other resources
- A Complete Database of ATAR Notes Articles - a plethora of study advice and tips for high school and university!
- How VCE Works

Study designs and syllabuses
These give an overview of what content is studied in each subject.
- VCAA Study Designs
- NESA Syllabuses
- QCAA Syllabuses

Discussion threads
- Class of 2024 Discussion Thread
- Class of 2023 Discussion Thread
- Class of 2022 Discussion Thread

Tertiary Studies Wise
- University / TAFE / other higher education providers' websites - on each course page, it should state the entry requirements for the course (e.g. UQ's Bachelor of Science requires Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C)).
- AngelWings' Compliation of University Open Days 2021 - VIC/ACT/NSW/QLD. At Open Days, you can speak to universities about which subjects can inform particular courses.

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e.g. QCE folio subject site:atarnotes.com

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Re: Resources for High School Subject Selection
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2021, 11:21:28 am »
Great thread, lm21074 - lots of good stuff here!

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