Exam and Study Skills Motivation and Goal Setting Resources
Only got 30 days left to study for your HSC exams? You can panic, or you can read through all our tips to help you maximise the study time you
Still not sure how to prepare for the HSC? Don’t give up just yet! Voted the Customer’s Choice, Clara knows what you need to do to stay on track.
Struggling with procrastination during the HSC? If you can't beat it, learn to manage it with these top 3 strategies from HSC alumni Ally!
Asking yourself whether the HSC will ever end? Have no motivation? Find out how Katelyn beat HSC burnout in this article!
Can't keep off your phone or Facebook while studying? Learn how Alex beat procrastination and stayed focused during the HSC in this article!
You have stuff to do. You'll do it. You'll write it down but it still doesn't get done. Here's how you can make simple and effective to-do lists!
Is your phone a constant distraction to you studying for the HSC? We've got three tips to reduce your screen time and help you stay focused!
We all procrastinate — but some of us procrastinate worse than others. If you're finding it difficult to put your head down and focus on studying, here are 3 proven
Often what you have in mind for your dream career differs from that of your parents. Here's how you start the conversation and negotiate a practical middle ground with your
Find yourself studying the night before for every assignment and test? Find out Ally's top 3 strategies for managing procrastination in this article.
Wondering if extra-curricular activities will take up too much of your study time? Wondering if it's even worth it? Find out how they can change your life!
Scared that you'll get a mind blank in an exam? Check out our tips for overcoming mental blanks and acing your HSC in this video!
If exams are fast approaching and you're feeling overwhelmed, we've got the top 5 HSC tips to get you back on track for the HSC!
Time management during the HSC is crucial if you want to make the most of your time and study effectively. Luckily we have a 4 step plan to mastering it!
In the final months of the HSC and forgotten the basics of how to just chill and be healthy? Don't worry, we've got you covered with 3 easy tips!
Setting an ATAR can set your expectations for what you'll achieve in the HSC. Not sure what to expect? Here's how to use the reverse ATAR Calculator!
Have a dream ATAR but no plan of how to get there? Let us break down all the tips and tricks to goal setting and achieving your goals!
Wanting to apply for a university scholarship but unsure about which one? Read on to find out about the different types and which one would suit you!
Need to catch up for HSC Trials? Have you been falling behind? Improve your marks and turn your results around with this video!
Struggle with HSC stress management? In this video, I'm going to show you 2 key strategies that are super effective for getting everything done in time.
Want you burning HSC COVID-19 questions answered? Checkout this recording of a Live Q&A by Art of Smart CEO Rowan Kunz as he answers a live audience!
Suck at HSC English? Worried it'll bring your ATAR down because it's compulsory? Find out how Keean improved his English results by 17% in this video!
Self-isolating and studying from home because of the coronavirus? Don't let it ruin your HSC! Let us walk you through how to effectively study online!
Need to overcome HSC procrastination? Not getting enough study done? Find out how to get motivated and stop putting your work off in this video!
Feel your motivation slipping away in Years 11 and 12? Get it back up with our top 6 tips towards staying motivated in your final years!
Want to have fun during Year 12 but don't know how to get all of your study done as well? Find out how to balance your HSC and other life
Do you have to study a subject you hate for the HSC? Don't worry, you can get through the year alive! Find out how from a 95+ ATAR scorer in
Thinking about quitting your extra-curriculars during the HSC? This is a really TERRIBLE idea. Find out why in this video!
Going through the transition from Year 11 to Year 12? Find out how to step up for the HSC and start Year 12 with the right study habits in this
Only a month left until your HSC exams? Maximise your study time over the next 30 days with this ultimate HSC Exams study plan!
Don't know how to prepare for the end of Year 11 Exams? Find out how to approach your first two week exam block in this article!
Struggling with time management due to extracurricular commitments? Let Coach of the Month Jason show you how to keep your passions and ace the HSC!
Are you always scrolling through Instagram? Taking Snapchats? Texting your friends ? Here is why and how a social media detox can supercharge your HSC!
Did you know there are 7 different HSC study methods? Find out which suits you so that you can maximise your potential and study effectively!
Got your HSC assessment and exam schedule and discovered you've got exams on consecutive days? Banish the panic with this 7 step study plan!
The problem with organisation is that it never seems to last very long. Luckily we have 5 tips on how to be organised during the HSC and make it stick!
Do you actually need to get a high ATAR? The general goal when it comes to the HSC is to do as well as possible right? Whenever I talk to
Everything you need to survive the HSC, you've learnt about in kindergarten. Here are the top three tips to survive the HSC - kindergarten style!
Year 12 and the HSC can be tough, but it is even tougher when you're flying into it blind. Find out our top 10 pieces of HSC advice for Year
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you just want to give up already? Here are some strategies for you to cope with HSC burnout!
Find out how you can stop yourself from making it to the procrastination station during your HSC by following these six simple steps!
It's happened to all of us - we get our exam paper back and didn't go as well as we'd hoped. Here's 5 steps you can take to improve poor
Got 15/30 when you expected 25? Did you know that bad marks are actually more beneficial than good marks? Find out how to Bounce Back from Bad HSC Marks to
Are you studying by trial and error? Not seeing any valuable results? Check out this article to find out how you can find a better study approach.
Thinking about studying HSC Visual Arts but not entirely convinced? Let me run you through 6 reasons why you should take Visual Arts!
Not feeling so great after your last set of exams? Here are 5 simple steps you can take to overcome post exam depression and bounce back in no time!
Generally students have big goals, but aren't actually taking action to achieve those goals. So tell me, How Bad Do You Want It?
Why I Still Understand Nothing Even Though I Legit Crammed For 4 Hours? If You Are Asking Yourself I Will Make Sure You Don't Ever Again!
Preparing for an exam and actually taking it are two very different things. Find out how to use the +1 Strategy to upgrade your exam results this year!
Got a bad mark in a HSC assessment? Find out how to turn your bad exam mark around, and how to never make the same mistake again.
With HSC Trials coming up and way too many things to do, failing to plan is planning to fail. Here's how to make an epic HSC Trials study plan!
Year 12 can be daunting, especially when you're not sure what to do next. Here is your 10 Step Guide for creating your HSC study plan!
Remember being in Year 10? It was so chilled out! There wasn't much homework at all, not many assessments, so you could mostly just hang out with friends and have
Goal setting is the easiest way to make 2019 your best year at school yet! Find out how to do it with our easy framework to kickass HSC goal setting!
In this video, Rowan from #AOSTV shares why choosing subjects for Year 11 and 12 can be like choosing whether to eat a delicious doughnut.. Plus get your 4-Step Checklist for
In this post and video, Rowan from #AOSTV takes you step-by-step through the strategies you need to dramatically improve your HSC results TODAY! Find out how to do it in
In this post and video, Rowan from #AOSTV interviews Prudence, one of Art of Smart's 2017 Future Leaders who scored an ATAR of 98.6, on her opinion on how much
Let's be honest, procrastination plagues all of us - especially when it comes to studying. In this article Rowan interviews Emmerson, who scored a 90+ ATAR!
Lost your HSC mojo and feeling a bit like 2007 Britney? We've got you covered with a guide to bounce back and ace the HSC Year!
Get inspired to ace your HSC with this step-by-step guide taken straight from Japanese anime! Find out how to get a Band 6 by watching anime!
Find out how using a Bullet Journal will let you take control of your HSC year, stop procrastinating and get your dream ATAR!
Getting through the HSC is usually about putting your phone away so you can study! However, sometimes your phone can help you get through Year 12. From alarm clocks to
A genuine understanding of your passion and drive is the key to HSC success! Let Daide talk you through the importance of finding your why!
Let’s flash back about three weekends, there I am, sitting on the couch with my Economics textbook in hand, typing up notes on my laptop. Did I forget to mention,
Prioritising... It may be hard, but it's so worth it Prioritising is key in Year 12. If you don't prioritise and organise your tasks effectively, you could find yourself under
Studying a language for the HSC can be hard enough, doing it via correspondence is even harder, but it's not impossible...
Are you having trouble staying healthy during assessment periods? Here are five easy tips to help you feel better and happier during stressful periods!
Wish you had more money to afford those new shoes, that new phone or a sneaky holiday? Wondering how to save money in high school? Here are 10 Easy Ways.
Finding that you procrastinate too often? Click to discover how to study smarter and banish procrastination forever.
I was crying last night - then I discovered how a budget could put my life back on track and encourage me to save for my dreams
Is your child struggling or needing a challenge at school? Erin can help you decide if you need a tutor.
With the 2020 school year beginning, here's 5 proven strategies you can use to help your child make 2020 their best school year yet!
Struggling with procrastination from HSC study? In this video interview 99.95 ATAR scorer Thomas Farmarkis shares his strategic to kill procrastination!