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Is The End Of The ATAR In Sight? You might have noticed that the ATAR has been copping some attention in news headlines recently. It started a few months ago, when Victoria University’s Mitchell Institute released a report that detailed some probl...
Alternative Studies
There’s No ATAR Needed With These Bachelor Degrees It’s the end of the year and a lot has changed. You’ve gone through all the classes, done all the exams, said goodbye to your friends, cried, laughed, and cried some more. You’ve celebrated finishing sc...
High School
How Accurate Are ATAR Calculators? First things first – it’s probably not accurate to call them ATAR calculators when they’re not doing so much calculating as they are estimating. I will concede that they are impressive pieces of technol...
High School
Why You Need To Learn For You And Not Your ATAR Oh man, the ATAR has thrown the concept of learning all out of whack. The way our school system structures subjects, exams and assessments has turned our learning experiences from what could be engaging and exciting less...
Pathways
Get Accepted Into A Degree Before You Even Get Your ATAR Let’s face it, even if you’re pretty chill and can see beyond the noise of your HSC, you’ll be spending at least some of the rest of the year freaking out. The worst thing is that once you’ve fini...
Alternative Studies
Here’s A Degree You Don’t Need An ATAR For If you know us at Year13, you know that we don’t reckon your ATAR is the be all and end all. We’ve written a tonne of articles about how you’re worth more than your marks, how your ATAR can’t pred...
Pathways
Didn’t Get An ATAR? Uni Is Still On The Cards This one goes out to those of you that straight up didn’t get an ATAR – don’t freak out. Whether it’s because you dropped out after Year 10 or weren’t eligible because of course requirements...
Alternative Studies
These Digital Media Courses Don’t Require An ATAR At Year13, we know exactly how little your ATAR can mean to your future, especially if you are planning on studying in a creative industry. Creative skill and a ‘good eye’ can’t be measured by a number,...
University
How To Game The ATAR And Get Into The Course You Want So, ATARs are out and there’s plenty of mixed emotions flying around. You’ve already heard us going on about how the ATAR doesn’t mean anything and how you’re worth more than a number and yad...