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25+ HSC Maths Past Paper Master List

Exams around the corner and stressing out about not having enough practice? Of course you are, which is why we've got a HSC Maths Past Paper Master List!

How to End Cramming During the HSC

Find yourself having to cram during the HSC? This doesn't have to be the case! Discover Blaze's tips for studying consistently so you don't have to cram.

What Does a Physicist Do?

Interested to know what a Physicist does? Learn about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Do the HSC Bands Mean?

Completing the HSC but are a little confused about what the HSC bands mean? We'll walk you through them to give you a better understanding of your results!

How to Write a Topic Sentence

Need some pointers on how to write a topic sentence? We break down topic sentence writing into 4 easy steps so you can write amazing essays!

How to Write a PETAL Paragraph

Unsure about how you should be structuring body paragraphs in an essay? Find out how to use the PETAL paragraph structure in your essays with our 5 steps!

5 Tips for Handling HSC Exam Anxiety

Is exam anxiety making the HSC difficult for you? We'll guide you through 5 helpful tips for stress and anxiety relief when it comes to the HSC.

What Does a Forensic Scientist Do?

Curious about what a job as a Forensic Scientist involves? Discover the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Data Analyst Do?

Ever wondered what a Data Analyst does? Check out the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

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HSC Chemistry Past Papers Master List

Exams around the corner and stressing out about not practicing enough? Of course you are which is why we've got a HSC Chemistry Past Papers Master List!

What Does a Psychologist Do?

Ever wondered, "What do psychologists do?" Learn all about the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Mechanical Engineer Do?

Could a career as a Mechanical Engineer be for you? Discover all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Consultant Do?

Wondering what it takes to become a Consultant? Read about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Publicist Do?

Wondering what a role as a Publicist entails? Read about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Veterinary Scientist Do?

Dreaming of working with animals as a Vet in the future? Check out all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Pharmacist Do?

Considering a career as a pharmacist in the future? Learn about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Journalist Do?

Wondering what a career as a Journalist is like? Have a read of all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Business Analyst Do?

Curious about what exactly a Business Analyst does? Read about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Producer Do?

Ever considered becoming a producer or just want to know more about the role? Discover the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities and more!

What Does an Environmental Engineer Do?

Trying to pursue a career as an Environmental Engineer? Learn about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Lawyer Do?

Ever wondered what a career as a Lawyer would be like? Find out all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Doctor Do?

Aspiring to become a Doctor in the future? Read up on all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Chemical Engineer Do?

Wondering what a Chemical Engineer does? Find out all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Marine Biologist Do?

Exploring the idea of a career as a Marine Biologist? Discover all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Public Servant Do?

Considering a career as a public servant but aren't sure what it entails? Check out all the pathways to this career, future growth and more!

What Does a Neuroscientist Do?

Considering a career as a Neuroscientist? Learn about all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Project Manager Do?

Wondering if a career as a Project Manager is right for you? Evaluate your options and learn about the pathways to this career, future growth and more!

What Does a Chiropractor Do?

Trying to figure out if you'd like to pursue a career as a Chiropractor? Read up on the pathways to this career, future growth and more!

What Does an Actuary Do?

Envisioning a career as an Actuary? Have a look at the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does an Accountant Do?

Considering a career as an Accountant? Discover all the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

What Does a Physiotherapist Do?

Curious about what a Physiotherapist does? Read all about the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

How to Navigate 4 Unit Mathematics

Thinking of picking up 4 Unit Mathematics or already studying it? Find out why Keann chose the subject and managed to achieve a mark of 91!

What Does a Graphic Designer Do?

Ever wondered what a Graphic Designer does? Learn all about the pathways to this career, the roles and responsibilities, future growth and more!

Pros and Cons of Medicine at USYD

Curious about what it's really like studying Medicine USYD? Learn all about the pros and cons, potential career paths with this degree, and more!

How to Write Kickass Study Notes

Want to improve your results but aren't too sure how to write study notes? Find out our 4 tips to help you write kickass study notes!

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The Reality of HSC Relationships

Year 12 Blogger Jessica breaks down some common reasons why people think you shouldn't be in a relationship during the HSC and offers her advice!

Make Effective To-Do Lists

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!

Surviving Breakups

Surviving Pre-HSC Breakups

Breaking up sucks, even more so when the HSC is right around the corner, and we all know it's not quite easy to just 'forget about them'. Here's how you

Starting Uni After Taking A Gap Year

So you've decided to take a gap year after your HSC and now you are thinking about heading back to uni? Check out everything you need to know here!

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How to Write Your First Resume

In high school and need to write your first resume? Don't sweat! We've got this guide to absolutely nailing your first resume so you get that interview!

What is NAPLAN? The Breakdown

Unsure about what NAPLAN is and just need more clarification? Weve got you covered and explain everything you need to know about the assessments!

The Essential Year 10 Reading List

Want to watch, read or listen to something that will help you get a head start in Year 10 English? Check out our Year 10 Reading List we've put together!

HSC English Frequently Asked Questions

Just started studying English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers with this handy list of HSC English Frequently Asked Questions!

How to Overcome HSC Procrastination!

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!

Coach of the Year Awards 2019

It's been an amazing 2019 for Art of Smart. We held our Coach of the Year Awards to show appreciation. Check out this video to find out who won!

How to Balance Life and the HSC

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

The 7 Types of HSC Students

Everyone has a different approach to the HSC, which makes for many personalities in your cohort. Find out which type of these 7 HSC students you are!

FAQ for HSC Senior Science students

Thinking about studying Senior Science but have so many questions? Luckily this list of HSC Senior Science FAQS will clear up any doubt you're having!

What is the HSC Economics Review?

Studying HSC Economics? Struggling to stay up to date on all the statistics? Unsure how to analyse gov policy? Check out our HSC Economics Review videos!

How to Tackle Your Teacher Troubles

Having some teacher troubles and not sure how to approach it? Let us walk you through how to resolve your teacher troubles professionally and efficiently!

How to Deal with Post-Exam Depression

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!

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How Bad Do You Actually Want It?

Generally students have big goals, but aren't actually taking action to achieve those goals. So tell me, How Bad Do You Want It?

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How to Stay Focused When Studying

It's difficult to stay focused while studying. Here are five simple tips to help you stay focused and minimise distractions while studying!

Your HSC: As Told By Netflix Characters

We’ve all been there and you can’t deny it. You’re watching your favourite television series on Netflix, and your #1 character does something stupid - walks into the dark alley

Some Food for Thought

Energised brains are the key to effective studying! Find out what you should be snacking on during your HSC study to get those Band 6s!

You, Your Family and the HSC

Despite what they all say about the HSC being a one man game- You V BOSTES. However that most definitely is not true, your family is there too.

The 8 Best Apps for the HSC

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

Hayley's Hits For The HSC

We all know that awesome feeling on a Saturday night, when you're at a party with all your mates, and your favourite song comes on!  Whether you love a Chris

Personal Statements: Personally Personalised

The past couple of weeks have been exciting, albeit slightly stressful, ones as we have continued to hurl through the incomprehensible space-time medium we call the HSC. As if manoeuvring

Prioritising, Why Is It Important?

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

The Realities of the Final Year

So, this is it. The last year... now what? We all remember our first day of kindergarten, there were two kinds of kids; kids who were kicking and screaming begging

The Top Ten SAT Resources

Do you need help getting into your dream US College? We have compiled a list of the best resources, which Top SAT test takers used to help them study here!

Positive and Negative Reinforcement

Is your child not doing what you want? Instead of awful punishment, try giving them cake, or not giving them cake. Confused? Read this to see what I mean.

5 Reasons to Study in the USA

Have you ever considered studying in the USA? Here are 5 reasons why you should think about applying to an American College!

5 Ways To Keep Fit During Exams

Are you having trouble staying healthy during assessment periods? Here are five easy tips to help you feel better and happier during stressful periods!

10 Ways to Save Money in High School

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.

Minimising Procrastination

Finding that you procrastinate too often? Click to discover how to study smarter and banish procrastination forever.

Where Should I Study for the HSC?

Feel Like This When Studying? Studying. Whether or not you want to, studying is an essential part to both learning and let’s face it, getting the mark that you want.

5 Best Apps For Keeping Fit During The HSC

'Staying fit' and 'studying' are probably not words you immediately think of together - maybe you're thinking of 'chocolate' and 'studying'. However, here's the 5 best apps to help you

Tips For Keeping Fit During Exams

Exercise isn't everyone's cup of tea, and getting into a routine can be difficult, especially during exam times. Luckily, we know how to get you started with these handy tips

State Ranker's #1 HSC Study Tip

When you're in it to win, you don't play the game - you stay ahead of it. Or in the case of the HSC, you stay ahead of your class.

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