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How long should your study break be? Find out how to keep yourself motivated and stay on track by utilising study breaks to your advantage in this video.
In this episode of #HER, Terry and Rowan are going to check in on the current state of the global and Australian Economy and highlight the key things you need
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!
Have no idea how to study for HSC Physics? It only takes 6 simple steps for you to effectively master studying HSC Physics - read on to learn how!
Need to write an HSC Chemistry research report but have no idea where to start? Let us walk you through our step-by-step guide to writing one!
Want to improve your performance in HSC Mathematics? Read up on our top 3 HSC maths resources to help yourself study and boost your rank!
Want to find out how to study less and still get better HSC marks? Let us teach you our 4 techniques towards improving your marks!
Studying HSC English? Need to do an in-depth analysis of Henry Lawson's The Union Buries its Dead to craft a Band 6 worthy essay? Well, you’ve come to the right
Thinking about dropping out of high school? Read up on our top 4 reasons not to drop out before you make your big decision!
Have no clue where to start when it comes to writing a research report for HSC Biology? We've got your back with our 8-step guide to writing a report!
Studying Keats poems and the movie 'Bright Star' for HSC English? Let us walk you through how to analyse each text for the Common Module!
Need an in-depth 'The Crucible' Analysis for your HSC English essay? Look no further than this episode of the HSC English Lit Review!
In Years 7 and 8 English and don't know what skills you need to ace your class? Let us walk you through the top 5 basic English skills you need
Need a break down of HSC Chemistry Module 8: Applying Chemical Ideas? Let us walk you through each of the inquiry questions to help you get a Band 6!
In this episode HSC Economic Review, Rowan and Terry discuss the impact of bushfires, drought and the Corona Virus epidemic on the Australian economy!
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!
Need to complete a close study of a novel for English? Make it easy for yourself with these 5 simple steps to analysing a novel!
Want to know the #1 way to improve your HSC English essay structure? Find out how to produce an essay quickly and effectively in this video!
Just started the HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences and need some info on your prescribed text? You've come to the right place! In this article, we'll: Walk
Run out of practice questions for HSC Physics Module 6: Electromagnetism? We've got 20 practice questions spread across each of the inquiry questions!
Looking for some HSC Biology Module 5: Heredity practice questions? We've got your back with 25 questions covering each of the inquiry questions!
Have no clue where to start when it comes to studying for English in Years 7 and 8 English? We've got your back with a 3-step guide to acing English!
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!
Struggle with your extended response in HSC Physics? Not sure what you're missing? Here's a definitive guide to nailing your HSC Physics extended response!
HSC Physics can be difficult to master, especially its extended responses! Let us walk you through what goes into an HSC Physics Extended Response!
Looking for some Year 11 Physics Module 4: Electricity and Magnetism practice questions? We've created 20 practice questions for you to nail the module!
Starting Year 11 or 12? If you implement this one simple HSC study habit, the amount of work you complete and your final results will improve drastically!
Struggling with HSC Chemistry Module 6: Acid/Base Reactions? Let us walk you through each of the inquiry questions plus tips on how to get a Band 6!
Struggling with HSC Physics Module 8: From the Universe to the Atom? Let us walk you through each of the inquiry questions plus how to ace the module!
Think that tutoring doesn't lead to greater horizons? Think again! Find out how working at AOS boosted Vamsi's career in this article!
Think that tutoring is a job with little further prospects? Think again! Find out how working at AOS helped John land a gig with Ernst and Young.
Think tutoring is a waste of time? Think again! Find out how working Art of Smart improved Hannah's job prospects in this article.
Need to expand your vocab? Check out our Years 7 and 8 vocabulary list aimed at helping you get ahead in English at school!
Need to consolidate your knowledge of Organisation of Living Things? We've got you covered with some Year 11 Bio Module 2 practice questions!
Think that tutoring is a job with little upward mobility? Think again! Find out how working various roles at AOS helped Nivaaz further her career.
So it's the summer holidays and you're feeling a bit overwhelmed with HSC Chemistry? Don't fret! We've created an HSC Chemistry study guide to help!
Is the Australian economy poised for a recession in 2020? In this episode of the HSC Economics Review, we look at various forecasts to make the big call!
Have no idea how to study for Years 9 and 10 English? You're not alone! Luckily for you, we've got a step by step guide to acing English!
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!
Need the low-down on HSC Physics Module 7: The Nature of Light? Let us walk you through each of the inquiry questions plus some Band 6 study tips!
Didn't get the ATAR you needed to study your desired course? Find out how you can get into the course you want even with a low ATAR in this video!
Looking for HSC Chemistry Module 7: Organic Chemistry practice questions? We've created 25 practice questions that cover each of the syllabus dot points!
Struggling with Year 11 Biology Module 1: Cells as the Basis of Life? Let us walk you through each of the modules as well as some Band 6 study tips!
If you're studying HSC Economics, you have to keep up with monetary policy! Find out what's likely to come for Australia in 2020 in this episode of #HER.
Think finding a related text for Texts and Human Experiences is easy? It is with our guide to recommended related texts for the HSC English Common Module.
Need the low-down on everything you need to learn for Year 11 Standard English? Let us walk you through each of the modules to get a Band 6!
Need to make a multimodal presentation for HSC English? It can be a pretty daunting task if this is your first time! Find out how to nail it in this
Want to craft an awesome HSC essay analysis? In this episode of the HSC Lit Review, we'll show you how by examining The Merchant of Venice as an example!
The night before your HSC Chemistry exam and haven't done any HSC Chemistry study? Don't freak out! We've got 5 handy tips to help you study effectively!
In Year 9 and bored over the holidays or just want something to read/watch? Check out our Year 9 reading list filled with novels, films, poetry and more!
Need some #HELP with HSC English? Maybe you're looking for an analyis of a specific text? Check out our new series: The HSC English Lit Program.
Need someone to walk you through HSC Physics Module 6: Electromagnetism? Let us give you an overview of the module and break down its inquiry questions!
Struggling with the HSC English unseen texts in Paper 1 of your HSC English Exam? We've got your back with 6 simple steps towards getting full marks!
Just getting started with writing HSC PDHPE Study Notes? Here's a handy guide on how to make them absolutely epic for the HSC year ahead!
Losing easy marks on the Ancient History Short Response? It only takes 5 easy steps to get it right - get those marks back and raise your ATAR!
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
We can't give you ideas, but what we can do is help you to find inspiration for your Visual Arts Major Work!
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
It's true that HSC Biology has a lot of content. There's a lot to learn, understand and memorise over the year to prepare for your exams, but using external resources
The summer holidays are upon us! While this means a well-deserved break, it's also the perfect time to get prepared for HSC Biology in Term 2 of Year 12 with
Gone through ALL of the Practice Papers and Trials are about to start. What do you do? You go through our 20+ Ancient History Practice Questions, of course!
Looking for some HSC Legal Studies past papers to get some writing practice under your belt? You've come to the right place!
Need to get some essay writing practice under your belt for HSC Economics? Try our master list of HSC Economics past papers, all in one place, right here!
What can I expect in the HSC Trials Paper for Ancient History? What kind of questions do they ask? What are the best ways to answer them? Find out here!
Do you love HSC Ancient History Past Papers? We do! That's why we've got over 15 HSC Ancient History Past Papers to help you ace HSC Ancient History!
Studying for HSC Modern History? Learn the techniques of Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers & Band 6 Scorers with our free How to Get A Band 6 Guide!
Struggling to find good HSC Modern History Past Papers to help you ace HSC Modern History? We've got you covered with the ultimate master list!
Looking for HSC English past papers to get some extra practice under your belt? We've got Papers 1 and 2 for English Standard, Advanced and Extension 1!
Need someone to give you the low-down on the new Year 11 English Extension Syllabus? Let us bread it down for you plus give you tips on how to get
Just started Year 11 Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature? Let us break down the module for you and how to get a Band 6!
Wondering what HSC Standard English Module B: Close Study of Literature is all about? Let us debunk the module for you and guide you in getting a Band 6!
Wondering what the new Module A for English Standard is all about? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered with our comprehensive guide to the new Module A!
Wondering what HSC English Advanced Module B is all about? What 'Critical Study of Literature' even means? We've got you covered with our Module B Guide!
Confused about the new Year 11 English Module A? Here's everything you need to know to succeed in Year 11 English Module A: Contemporary Possibilities!
In Year 9 or 10 and just started writing essays? Learn how to build a strong foundation for English essay writing with our step by step guide!
Struggling to figure out how to write a Band 6 HSC English Essay? Let's take apart the process to see what steps you're forgetting to get you extra marks!
Ever wondered what separates the better from the best for HSC English? Surprisingly it all comes down to the humble TEE Table. What is it? Find out here!
Wondering what Textual Conversations for HSC English Advanced is all about? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our guide to the new syllabus module!
Looking for a run down of everything you need to know for HSC Standard English? Let us break all the modules down for you in this ultimate guide!
Need a low-down on how to get a Band 6 in HSC Advanced English? Look no further! We'll break down all the modules for you and tell you how to
Going to Schoolies this year? Did you know that organising your Schoolies can help you pick the right University course? Find out why in this video.
In this episode of the HSC Economics Review, Rowan and Terry will help you ace your exams with an overview of the current state of the Australian economy!
Need the ultimate low-down on Year 11 Physics Module 4: Electricity and Magnetism? We'll walk you through the all inquiry questions and how to get a Band 6!
Thinking about quitting your extra-curriculars during the HSC? This is a really TERRIBLE idea. Find out why in this video!
Have no idea where to start when it comes to getting a Band 6 in Year 11 Advanced English? Let us walk you through each module, step by step!
Wondering what'll be included in this year's Eco exam? Join Rowan and Terry as they make HSC Economics exam predictions based off of passed data and trends!
Struggling to understand HSC Chemsitry Module 7: Organic Chemistry? Let us give you the low-down on the inquiry quetions as well as tips to get a Band 6!
A quick and easy guide to the changes to the Year 11 HSC English Syllabus, and how to best prepare and use class time to get a Band 6!
Want to adapt your essay to suit any potential HSC English question? Learn how to ace your unseen English exam from a 95+ Atar scorer in this article!
Is reading your study notes right before an exam ever a good idea? What about if you're REALLY screwed? Find out in this video!
Everyone’s transition from primary school to high school is unique and some will find it easier to adjust than others, only time can tell. That being said, there are a
Struggling to integrate stylistic and literary features into your Mod C piece? Get on the right track with our step-by-step guide!
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!
Study notes are essential for all subjects ... even maths. So let's go over how to make your maths study notes very concise and effective.
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
In Year 7 or 8 and looking for some light reading to get your English skills up to scratch? Check out our ultimate Year 7 and 8 reading list!
Want to refine your essay writing skills for HSC Economics? We've created a list of 20 HSC Economics essay questions for your to practice!
Gone through every single past paper and still want more practice? Here's 21 questions from the HSC Legal Studies Electives to help you get ahead!
Run out of HSC Legal Studies Crime Practice Questions? We've got your back with 20 brand new practice questions for you to give a shot at!
Need help finding more HSC Legal Studies Human Rights Practice Questions? Don't stress, we've got 20 Questions worth 2, 3, 5 and 7 marks just for you!
Looking for practice questions to test your knowledge on the HSC Ancient History Personality Study? You've come to the right place! Answering practice questions for your Personalities in Their Times
Need help understanding the HSC Economics environmental policy topic? Let Rowan and Terry break it down for you in this episode of the HSC Economics review!
Want to learn how to write a killer response for the HSC Economics exchange rates topic? In this episode, we'll break down everything you need to know!
Can't deal with HSC exam stress? In this article, a 90+ ATAR scorer will show you how to prepare for exams without freaking out!
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!
Not sure how to integrate your related text well? We'll teach you how in three simple steps for the Texts and Human Experiences module!
Only a month left until your HSC exams? Maximise your study time over the next 30 days with this ultimate HSC Exams study plan!
Wondering whether you should take University brand into account? Find out if it actually matters what Uni you go to in this article!
Have your HSC English exam coming up soon and not sure how to prepare for it? Let us walk you through our 7 Day HSC English Study Plan to help
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!
HSC English Extension 1 is one of those tricky beasts. Do I write notes? Rewrite? Where do I find practice exams? We've got you covered on how to blitz it!
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!
Deciding on a University? We'll show you why it's like buying an investment property as well as how knowing this can help you make the right decision!
Are you always scrolling through Instagram? Taking Snapchats? Texting your friends ? Here is why and how a social media detox can supercharge your HSC!
Finished your HSC and enjoying chilling out? You might want to think about getting a job! Here's a 5 step plan to help you get a job after the HSC!
Not sure what you want to study at uni? A gap year might be the solution for you! Here are 3 reasons to consider taking a year off before further
Not sure about which Uni Open Days to go to? Here's why you should go, how to decide and the questions you should ask to make your next big decision!
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!
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!
Within my first hour of learning to drive, my dad took me onto the BUSIEST road in Sydney. It was REALLY scary. However, that initial painful experience is the reason
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!
Got an exam tomorrow that you're screwed for? Wondering whether doing an all-nighter is worth it? Find out in this video!
Disappointed by your half-yearly report results? You can bounce back and turn your marks around with these 3 simple tips!
Need some help making a game plan for the weeks before HSC Trials? We've got you covered with our easy step-by-step guide!
Studying for HSC Economics? Got your HSC Economics Trials coming up? Let Rowan and Terry break down how to study for your exams in four simple steps!
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!
Not sure whether you should memorise your HSC Modern History essay? Let us walk you through the pros and cons of memorising and not memorising your essays!
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!
Wondering if you should keep quit your part time job during the HSC? Before making a decision, read up on our 4 reasons of when you should quit your job!
Want to know the difference between a degree and diploma? This article explains the different tertiary qualifications, like a Bachelors, Masters and PhD!
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!
Do you love the HSC Drama course but need help getting extra marks in the theory exam? Let us teach you how to write a Band 6 HSC Drama essay
If you're torn over where to study for the HSC, this article is for you! We'll lay out the pros and cons of studying at home or at the library!
Wondering how previous Year 12 students managed to survive HSC Trials? Get the top tips from someone who's been there already!
Wondering about work experience and what it can do for you? Let us convince you with 5 reasons why work experience is beneficial to your future!
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!
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!
Haven't started studying for your HSC Visual Arts exam and only have a week left to study? You're in luck! We've made a 7 day HSC Visual Arts study plan
Your exam starts at 9am, but you're still stuck in traffic at 8.45am? Here's what to do if you're running late to your HSC Exam!
One week to study 100 years worth of Modern History?! Fear not, we've got a 7 day HSC Modern History study plan to help you ace your exam!
Are you one week out from your HSC Economics exam? Make the most of your time before HSC Trials and the HSC exams with this 7 Day HSC Economics Study
Stressing about what to do the night before your Bio exam? We've got you covered with 5 tips to help you study the night before your HSC Biology exam!
It's the night before your HSC English exam... Here's our step-by-step guide to studying the night before and make sure you get that Band 6!
With HSC Trials around the corner, failing to plan, is planning to fail. Smash your HSC Trials by using 4 simple steps to create your HSC Trials Study Plan!
A week out from 2 Unit Maths and wondering how to study for it? We've created a 7 day HSC Advanced Maths study plan to help you keep on track!
Got a plan to study but no study plan? We've put together your 7 Day HSC Standard Maths Study Plan so that you can get on track!
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!
Are you guilty of not studying for Legal Studies? Make your last week before your HSC exam your most productive one yet with this 7 Day Study Guide for Legal
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
Does 50 days sound like a lot? Don't waste your precious time trying to figure out what to do with it. Get to it with our HSC Physics Study Plan!
Ready to get down to studying HSC Biology? Make the most of your time before the HSC Trials and Exams with this 7 Day Study Plan!
Looking to get some extra practice under your belt before your Bio exam? Look no further! Here's a comprehensive list of HSC Biology past papers!
Want to know the secrets of the students who state ranked HSC Physics? Read through their top HSC Physics tips to getting a Band 6!
Have no idea where to start when it comes to a HSC Visual Arts essay? Let us take you through how to use a scaffold to write the ultimate Visual
Looking for some teacher feedback on a recent assessment? Figure out how to get the most out of your feedback in 2 simple steps!
Writing study notes doesn't mean rewriting your textbook. Not sure where to start? We've made a four step guide to writing effective HSC study notes!
Have no idea how to structure your Visual Arts study notes or even what to put in them? Check out our 5 step guide to writing effective VA notes!
Struggling with the task of making notes for HSC 2-unit Maths? This guide will get you started on making concise and effective study notes!
Don't waste time looking for HSC Legal Studies Notes online, learn how to make your own HSC Legal Studies Notes and get that Band 6!
Struggling how to write HSC Chemistry Study Notes? Look no further - here's a foolproof way to order your notes so that you're prepped and ready for exams!
Struggling to put your HSC English study notes together? Learn how to write the most effective English study notes with our simple 3 step guide!
Your teacher keeps telling you to write notes, but where do you start? Here's how to write effective HSC Modern History study notes in 6 simple steps!
Studying is so much easier when you've got a great set of notes. Here's how you can write awesome HSC Ancient History study notes in 4 simple steps!
Practice makes perfect. What better practice can you get with over 30 HSC Physics Past Papers to help you prepare for your exams!
Thinking about doing HSC Physics? Have heaps of questions about what it will be like? We've covered them in our Frequently Asked Questions for HSC Physics.
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!
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!
Have questions about 2 Unit Maths but no answers? We've put together a list of the most frequently asked questions in 2 Unit Maths to help you out!
How often have you fallen behind and told yourself it would be different next year? This HSC Physics study plan will help you get on top over the holidays!
Want to stand out against the 5000 other students taking the Modern History exam? Why not try writing a strong thesis that argues against the question!
HSC Trials and HSC Exams always fall immediately after school holidays. Find out how you can structure your school holidays study time!
If you struggle with time management and are worried about how you'll perform in an actual HSC Exam, you need to read this article.
Struggled in your HSC Trials? Here's how you can bounce back from poor results in your HSC Trials so that you ace your HSC Exams!
Want to improve your HSC English essay thesis? We'll teach you how to construct a strong thesis by arguing against the question!
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
Should you memorise your HSC essay, or improvise in the exam? We break down the pros and cons, and give you a verdict in the great HSC essay writing debate!
Worried that you're not doing enough study for 2 Unit Maths? Here are some tips to help you figure out the right amount of 2 Unit Maths study for you!
You're sitting hopelessly at your desk, cramming for HSC Legal Studies the night before the exam. You're feeling screwed, but a Band 6 is still possible!
Here are the top 5 HSC Modern History myths that could cost you a Band 6. Let us dispel them for you so you don't have any misconceptions!
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!
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you just want to give up already? Here are some strategies for you to cope with HSC burnout!
Have no idea what should be a part of your exam morning routine apart from panic? Let us take you through step-by-step of what to do!
Want to know the #1 secret for writing your HSC study notes? Check out this article to find out what 99% of students are doing wrong in their notes.
Assignment due soon? Thinking of completing it before you do anything else? There's a better way. Find out how to study for the long term in this article!
Organising group study sessions, but not getting any work done? Find out how to study effectively with friends with these 4 simple tips!
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!
Working a part-time job during the HSC can become utterly tiresome if not handled properly. Here are some tips for you to manage your job during your HSC!
Find out how you can stop yourself from making it to the procrastination station during your HSC by following these six simple steps!
Struggling to make sure all of that Economics content sticks in your head? We've got a step-by-step guide to memorising your HSC Economics content!
Finding that you're a bit stressed out? Not sure how to chill out? Find out our top tips for keeping your sanity throughout Year 12 and the HSC!
Thinking about dropping 2 unit Maths and picking up Standard Maths? Before you do, let us help you figure out which unit would be most suited to you!
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
Have no idea where to start when it comes to writing HSC Economics study notes? Have no fear! We're here to take you through it step by step!
Not sure how to make the leap between a Band 5 and Band 6 HSC Chemistry extended response? Have no fear! We'll show you with this step-by-step guide!
Been in a situation where you're in an exam after revising all night but can't recall the content? Learn how to effectively memorise content in 4 steps!
Many students make very common HSC 3 Unit Maths mistakes. Luckily, we're here to take you through them and tell you how to avoid them!
It’s 1 day until your HSC Economics exam. We’ve got you covered with a 6 step HSC Economics study plan for the night before!
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
Curious about studying HSC English Extension 1? We asked some of our students the top questions they wish they had asked before taking on the challenge!
An HSC major work can feel incredibly overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! Read up on our tips towards planning and managing your HSC major work!
If you're heading to a TAFE or Uni Open Day, they're bound to confuse you with confusing terms and lingo. Wrap your head around all you need to know here!
Didn't do so well in your HSC Chemistry exam? It's still possible to get yourself a Band 6! Let us walk you through how to improve your HSC Chemistry marks!
The HSC Chemistry exam is a week away but how can you be as ready as possible? Try using our 7 day HSC Chemistry study plan to stay on track!
Only have a week until your Ancient History HSC Exam? Writing and rewriting notes but with no end in sight? Let's make those 7 days count with the 7 Day
Have no idea what the reflective statement for Module C: Craft of Writing is or how to write one? We've got your back with this easy guide!
Have no idea what a discursive writing piece is or how to write one for Module C? Let us walk you through step-by-step in how to write one!
Wondering how to dominate the HSC Chemistry Exam? Read on to find out all you need to know.
Wasted time procrastinating instead of studying for Physics? Don't worry, we've got you covered with HSC Physics tips to help you study the night before!
You think you had it all covered, then they spring an unseen image on you? Never worry again with this guide to Kicking Ass in HSC Visual Arts Unseen Images!
To drop or not to drop? If you're stuck making this decision, we've laid out the pros and cons of you keeping or dropping extension units!
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.
Have no idea what the new Module 7: Infectious Diseases in HSC Biology is all about? Let us give you a breakdown of the module and all its topics!
Completely lost about what HSC Biology Module 8: Non-infectious Disease and Disorders is all about? We're here to walk you through the content!
University Open Days are important to attend if you're thinking about going to university. We've got your comprehensive guide to 2019 University Open Days!
Struggling to memorise all your cases and legislation for HSC Legal Studies? You may be making these crucial mistakes. Let us help you solidify that Band 6!
Why were the 99+ ATAR kids always ahead? They used their school holidays study time. Find out how and you can use the school holidays to boost your ATAR!
Thinking about studying HSC Visual Arts but not entirely convinced? Let me run you through 6 reasons why you should take Visual Arts!
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!
Struggling to memorise Physics content? You're not alone! Here are three easy tricks towards committing your HSC Physics content to your long term memory!
Maybe I'll use 'Die Hard' as my related text for HSC English... or you could read this 3 step guide to finding kickass related texts for HSC English!
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!
Are you about to start HSC Business Studies but have no idea what the topics are or what the exam structure is like? You've come to the right place!
In your exam and simply regurgitating everything you know? Let's stop with that. Learn How to Write a Scaffold for HSC Legal Studies in 5 Steps!
Listening in class and taking notes but absorbing nothing into your brain? Learn how to take effective HSC notes that can increase your memory retention!
Are you getting enough study hours in? Learn how to save time by studying smarter and find out what study schedule suits you!
Struggling to find HSC Visual Arts Practice Papers? We've got you covered! And don't worry... these Past papers have all the images included!
Trying to find a balance in Year 12 can seem impossible! But fear not, we're here to guide you with our top 5 tips towards reducing stress in Year 12!
Want to push your HSC Economics essay just that bit further? Let us take you through the 4 economists you should reference in your essay!
Want to stop wasting your study time and improve your marks? Learn how to study smart and improve your HSC marks in this article!
Generally students have big goals, but aren't actually taking action to achieve those goals. So tell me, How Bad Do You Want It?
Curious about HSC Extension 1 Maths? We asked some of our students the top questions they wish they had asked before taking on the challenge!
Need to focus on your English Extension creative writing but not sure how to do it? Find out how to use a creative writing journal to write your story!
It's really easy when you're goal-driven to never celebrate your HSC wins. But there's a particular way you should be going about it. Find out how today!
Feeling like you can't keep with world economic affairs? Here are some tips for staying up to date with the economy to get better marks in HSC Economics.
Contrary to popular belief, STUVAC doesn't mean 'student vacation', but 'study vacation'. Here's our top 5 HSC STUVAC tips to make the most of your STUVAC!
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!
Feeling overwhelmed for your half yearly exams? Don't be! Learn how to make studying a whole lot easier with these 3 simple tips!
NAPLAN is right around the corner for 2019. Here are 10 proven and practical tips you can implement to survive and excel in NAPLAN this year!
HSC Economics Short Answer Questions actually constitutes the majority of the exam. Find out how to nail those short answers with these 5 steps!
School holidays might be the time to relax - but here's how you can make your school term easier by getting ahead during the break with minimal work!
Looking for HSC Business Studies practice questions? Here it is. Here is a comprehensive list of 20 essential Business Studies practice questions!
Feeling lost trying to understand history’s greatest playwright? We've got you covered with our guide to studying Shakespeare for HSC English.
When you thought you couldn't hate NESA any more, they've given you a double exam day. Here's what you can do to make the most out of a bad situation!
Looking for practice questions for HSC English Standard Module A: Language Identity and Culture? We've got you covered with 20 brand new questions!
Have no idea what a multimodal presentation is, let alone where to start? We've got you covered with our step by step guide to acing it!
Should you have a casual job during the HSC? And how can you maintain a casual job, extracurriculars and study during the HSC year? We'll show you how!
The HSC is close, and receiving your HSC Timetable is even closer. Let's avoid panic, and start with preparing the best things that you can do once you receive your
The final few hours before HSC exam are always stressful, especially when the chaos can start with packing your bag. Here's our practical tips to help you avoid HSC Exam
It's super important to keep a good set of study notes. Here are three big mistakes you're probably making, and how to fix it before it's too late!
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!
Don't know what HSC subjects to choose, with HSC subject selection fast approaching? Find out the best HSC subjects for you, in order to maximise your ATAR!
There are no practice questions for the new Module B! But don't worry we’ve got your back with brand new text-specific Module B Practice Questions!
There are no practice questions for the new Module B! But don't worry we’ve got your back with brand new text-specific Module B Practice Questions!
Know you want to do a STEM degree but have no idea which HSC subjects you should choose? Let us walk you through the process of subject selection!
Are you a crammer or a planner? Find out the difference between crammers and planners and how you can use certain study techniques to your advantage!
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.
You've probably used it for years, but do you know all of the tips and tricks for your Casio calculator? It's time to unlock it's power!
Everyone struggles with their UAC applications. None of the words even make sense! How can you take the first step? First, pick a science major you want!
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!
Written study notes but have them all over the place? Here's your guide to organisaing your study notes and making sure you keep on top of them!
Thinking about dropping a HSC Subject? Don't do anything until you read our simple guide to deciding whether you should drop a HSC Subject in 2018!
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!
With this simple 5 step process! It will help you to memorise essays in no time, using only key points, giving you more time to do the more important stuff!
It's not about how much time you spend studying, but about the outcome of your study. Find out how using a to-do list can help you upgrade your results!
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!
You've got your prac down to a fine art, but how's your theory going? Don't sweat, here's how to write an epic Band 6 HSC Visual Arts Extended Response!
Since trudging through dense HSC syllabuses can be difficult, we've done all the hard work! Here is everything to know about HSC Visual Arts Assessments.
Is your maths teacher bland and boring? Having trouble memorising content? Here are the 99+ ATAR Scorer's 5 top tips to memorising HSC Maths formulae!
When it comes to HSC Visual Arts, there's almost no structure. That's why you need to use The Big 3 to help you memorise the Visual Arts core content!
Didn't go so swell in your HSC Physics exam? Bounce back and be at your best for next time to ensure that you still get that Band 6 in HSC
'Discuss', 'explore' and 'explain' -is there really a difference in what they mean? Know the difference between the key verbs for HSC English!
Want to know what's best for HSC Chemistry Revision? We've got the 4 Easy Steps you need to maximise your study time so you have more time for fun stuff!
We know the quickest and easiest way to improve your results at school, and we bet you're not doing it. Find out what it is and start using it today!
No-one gets it right the first time! In Creative Crash Course #9, we cover how and why editing and proofreading your HSC Creative Writing Piece will get you your Band
Completely lost with what will be in the 2019 HSC Chemistry Exam? Let us guide you with a step-by-step of every section in the exam!
Can't find any decent practice questions for HSC English Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations? We've got you covered with 20 brand new questions!
Have you got a horrible teacher that you just don't connect with and can't learn from? Find out the three simple steps to deal with this situation!
Struggling to find quotes for HSC Modern History? Well, we've got 15 of the best HSC Modern History historian quotes you'll need to get a Band 6!
Did you know you can spend less time studying for HSC Biology but score more marks? Study smart, not hard, with our HSC Biology study guide!
Struggling to find your own Pompeii and Herculaneum Sources and Quotations? Fear not! Here are the best ones you can use in your exam!
Simply by checking whether you are actually answering the questions. But it's harder than you think! Get extra marks for your HSC Biology Extended Response!
Practice makes perfect, so if you're intending on getting the perfect score, you'd better start practicing with these HSC Biology Practice Questions!
Not sure whether to drop HSC Modern History or confused about how scaling for it works? Find out the answers to the top HSC Modern History FAQs!
Wondering how you can support your child and help them make 2020 their best school year yet? Find out the 3 simple strategies you can use in 2020!
It can be easy to get lost in the sea of HSC Biology terms and definitions, so let us make it easier for you by having them all in one
You've knuckled down on short and extended response - but what about those pesky medium length ones? Learn how to write a killer HSC Biology 5 marker!
Running out of time and don't think you can remember anything in HSC Biology? Learn how to memorise HSC Biology content with our 4 simple steps!
Finding cases for HSC Legal Studies can be a struggle, but don't fret! We've got your back on how to research cases and use them to your advantage!
The first week back is usually pretty chilled out, but here are three easy steps you can take in Week 1 to set you up for the rest of the
Not sure where to start with Year 11 English Standard Module B: Close Study of Literature? We've got you covered with our Band 6 guide!
Are you cursed with a crappy teacher for HSC Modern History? You're better off teaching yourself! Learn how to teach yourself and get those Band 6's!
Gone through all the practice papers for HSC Ancient History and can't find any more Pompeii and Herculaneum Practice Questions? You're in luck!
Lawyers love their legislation and as an HSC Legal Studies student, you should too! Here's the only list of HSC Legal Studies Legislation for 'Crime' you'll ever need!
Confused about choosing a point of view and voice for your HSC Creative Writing piece? Get yourself a Band 6 with Art of Smart's step-by-step guide!
Don't burn your Trials paper yet! Bounce back from bad marks using your Trials paper and kick ass in your HSC Legal Studies Exams!
Creative writing comes in a lot of forms. Let us help you discover what narrative type could best suit your HSC Creative Writing!
Can't figure out why you can't get from a Band 5 to a Band 6 in HSC Legal Studies? Guarantee yourself a Band 6 with this epic step-by-step breakdown!
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
Not sure what 'Change in the Modern World Means' or how it will be a part of your Modern History HSC? Check out this handy syllabus breakdown!
Just started taking HSC Ancient History? Not sure about the workload and expectations? Here are all your questions about HSC Ancient History, answered!
Need to develop the context and setting for your HSC Creative writing? Get your Band 6 with Art of Smart's step-by-step guide!
Want to create a kickass character for your HSC Creative Writing story? We've got you covered with our step by step guide to character development!
The new HSC English Syllabus has changed the way you need to study for HSC English. Find out how to study for and ace HSC English in 3 easy steps!
There are 5 critical mistakes you're probably making in the HSC Biology exam without even realising it. Don't lose valuable marks!
Can you ace an imaginative, discursive, persuasive and informative text type for HSC English Module C? If not, you need to read this article!
There are heaps of urban myths on how to find the best related text for year 12 English, but these quick tips will help you pick the text that's best
Reading your novel but not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing with it? Here's what you need to do to make the most of reading English texts!
Your bonus points depend on it but you have no idea what the difference between HSC Bands are. Need help understanding it? Let us show you by example!
Worried about the new HSC English Module C: The Craft of Writing? Don't worry - we've got you covered with a step-by-step guide to acing it!
Not sure how to adapt your HSC imaginative writing piece to the stimulus thrown at you in the exam? Let us walk you through how to ace Module C!
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!
Wondering how to balance study with taking a break these summer holidays? We'll show you how in this handy step-by-step guide!
Ever wondered where exactly you lost that mark in Section 1 of the HSC Modern History exam? This guide will ensure you never do again and ace your source question!
Want to get ahead before the term goes back after the school holidays? We've got you covered with our ultimate Summer Holiday Study Plan!
"Is this source reliable and useful?" Not sure how to tell? Let us help you with this guide to writing a 10/10 Modern History source analysis!
Can scaffolds get your Modern History Essay a Band 6? Absolutely! Let us show you how your World War I extended response can improve with a scaffold!
Have you got 323 pages of Modern History notes? So did I. But do you remember any of it? Try these 3 Simple Steps to Memorise Everything for Modern History!
There's a tonne of stuff you need to remember, but how do you do it? Find out the most effective ways of how to memorise sources for HSC Ancient History!
Wondering how to nail short answer responses in HSC Ancient History? This article is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know.
You've heard of Band 4 and Band 6, but what makes the difference? Know what does today so you can ace your Ancient History Extended Response!
You've got your quotes, but what about integrating archaeological sources? Find out how to use your sources in Ancient History with this guide!
Running out of HSC Biology practice questions but need more practice papers? Let us help you with this guide to creating an infinite number of questions!
Can’t get your head around the Common Module? Here is the 411 on the HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences!
Unsure of how you will be examined in 'Change in the Modern World'? Check out this breakdown of how to answer the short answer section in your HSC exam.
Can't wrap your head around HSC Biology Module 6: Genetic Change? Find out everything you need to know with our comprehensive guide to the module!
Don't freak out about the new HSC Biology module Heredity. We've got you covered with a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know!
Got your theme, quotes and linking sentence but not getting full marks? Here's how you can score more marks in your essay simply by editing it!
Don't know where to start analysing your HSC English prescribed text? Here are some tips and tricks that should make it easy as anything!
Analysing poems is perhaps the hardest part of HSC English. Don't stress –we've got you covered with our complete guide to analysing poetry!
Analysing HSC English texts isn't everyone's cup of tea. Luckily, it is mine. Here is the simple plain-English guide of what you need to properly analyse your related (and also
Answering the question should be straight-forward. Except when it's the HSC. Never fear! Here's How to Break Down HSC English Questions!
By the time your HSC Exams come around, it's expected that you are able to respond to 5 unseen HSC English essay questions. But how? Find out here!
No hope for memorising quotes for HSC English? Here are four idiot-proof techniques used by the top performing students to get their Band 6's!
If you're re-reading your notes and calling it studying... you're in trouble. Find out why rereading notes is a terrible habit and what to do instead!
Do you hate unseen texts? Don't know how to deal with it? Here's an absolutely kickass guide to analysing visual texts for HSC English!
English can be tough - especially when you need to write about literary techniques! Let us help with a Complete HSC English Literary Techniques Cheatsheet!
Can you juxtapose a movie? What even is juxtaposition anyway? Let's get a bit more clarity with this epic English Visual Techniques Cheat Sheet!
Wondering how you're going to tackle the HSC Business Studies Essay this year? We've got you covered with our easy 5-step guide to getting a Band 6!
Confused about the new Year 11 Chemistry Module 3: Reactive Chemistry? We've got you covered with a comprehensive guide to Reactive Chemistry!
Nervous about your upcoming oral presentation for the HSC? We've got 4 simple strategies to help you nail it and get that Band 6!
The Year 11 Modern History Historical Investigation is a daunting task. But we've got you covered from start to finish in this handy guide!
Wondering what the new HSC Science Depth Studies are all about? Don't worry, we'll take you through everything you need to know!
Wondering how you're going to tackle the HSC Economics Essay this year? We've got you covered with our easy 4-step guide to getting a Band 6!
Can't find any practice questions for HSC Standard English Close Study of Literature? We've got you covered with practice quetions for Module B!
Here's our guide to all the changes in the new English curriculum. Get everything you need to know about texts, assessments and more.
There are two main differences between an average student and top performing HSC students. Find out how to become a top performing HSC student!
Can't find any practice questions for the new Year 12 Module A: Language, Identity, and Culture? We've got you covered with 20 BRAND NEW questions!
Wanting to practice your short answer skills for the HSC Power and Authority Study? Check out our four source-based practice papers!
Can’t find any practice short answer questions for HSC English Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences? Look no further!
Wondering what the new HSC Modern History Core Study is all about? Check out this handy guide to Power and Authority in the Modern World!
Wondering what HSC Science Extension is all about and whether you should take it? We'll take you through everything you need to know!
How did you go in the 2018 HSC Economics Exam? Not sure and want to double check some of your answers? We've got you covered!
Not sure how to prep for trials? We've got you covered with our annual HSC Economics exam questions from prior trial papers and current economic events!
How did you go in the 2018 HSC Business Studies Exam? Not sure and want to double check some of your answers? We've got you covered!
Ready to get prepared for Year 12 Texts and Human Experiences? That's exactly what we’re going to help you do with 20 BRAND NEW practice questions!
Running out of questions to use to prepare for Year 11 Module A: Contemporary Possibilities? Here are 20 brand new questions for you to use to prepare!
It's difficult to stay focused while studying. Here are five simple tips to help you stay focused and minimise distractions while studying!
Can't find any resources for the new HSC syllabus? We've got you covered with our New HSC Syllabus Resources for HSC English, Science and Maths!
Wondering how you're going to tackle the HSC Business Studies Report this year? We've got you covered with our easy 4-step guide to getting a Band 6!
One of the most important changes to the HSC English Syllabus is the kind of texts you will have to study for Contemporary Possibilities - multimodal texts!
Athletes have pre-game rituals, and here are the reasons why you need to find your own pre-exam ritual to help you deal with that pre-exam stress.
Running out of practice questions for Year 11 English Standard Module B: Close Study of Literature? Don't worry, we've got you covered!
Out of practice questions for Year 11 English Advanced Module A: Narratives That Shape Our World? We've got you covered with 20 new Practice Questions!
Isabella Stansfield is one of Art of Smart's Future Leaders for 2018. Find out more about Isabella and why she's a Future Leader in this article!
Emma Cook stood out from over 500 applications to become an Art of Smart Future Leader for 2018. Find out why in this article!
The short answer section of the HSC Business Studies Exam actually constitutes the majority of your HSC mark. Find out how to ace those short answers!
Investigating Science is the newest HSC subject for Science students. But, what is Investigating Science and should you take it in 2019?
Don't worry about the changes to the changes to Year 11 Biology Module 3: Biological Diversity! We've got you covered with our comprehensive guide!
The transition from Year 11 to Year 12 can be a challenge. Find out the advice current HSC students have for Year 11 students about to undertake the HSC!
Is the transition from Year 11 to Year 12 as hard as everyone makes it out to be? We asked current Year 12 students to find out what they think!
Sophie Rawsthorne stood out from over 500 applications to become an Art of Smart Future Leader for 2018. Read this article to find out why!
David Singleton stood out from over 500 applications to become an Art of Smart Future Leader for 2018. Read this article to find out why!
Are you unsure of what level of HSC English to choose? We've got the all the advice you'll need to make the RIGHT decision in 2019.
Out of practice questions for Year 11 English Module B: Critical Study of Literature? We've got you covered with 20 brand new Practice Essay Questions!
Here's why you should not to be doing full past HSC papers and what you should be doing instead to maximise your study for the HSC Exams!
Ready to ace the new HSC Chemistry Syllabus? Our comprehensive guide to Year 11 Chemistry Module 2: Quantitative Chemistry will help you do it!
Thinking about studying law when you finish school? Find out the 3 major reasons why you SHOULDN'T study a law degree when you finish the HSC!
Ready to make waves in the new HSC Physics Syllabus? Our comprehensive guide to Year 11 Physics Module 3: Waves and Thermodynamics will help you ace it!
Let's be honest, not everyone can write an epic like J.K. Rowling can, but at least we can try to get close. In Crash Course Episode 6, we help you
University is a big decision. So, if you’re going to spending up to 5 years and $250,000, you want to make sure you’re making the right choice!
Paige Jackson is a Year 11 student at Pymble Ladies College who is one of 30 incredible Art of Smart Future Leaders from across NSW for 2018.
Celina Knudson stood out from over 500 applications to become an Art of Smart Future Leader for 2018. Read this article to find out why!
Camille Chin is a Year 12 student at St. Leo’s Catholic College and one of 30 incredible Art of Smart Future Leaders from across NSW for 2018!
Writing a reflection statement is a key skill for Year 11 and 12 HSC English. Here's how to write a Band 6 HSC English Reflection Statement!
If you're studying for your first HSC Trial Exam first, you're making a big mistake. Find out why studying in reverse is the best option and how to do it!
The new Year 11 English Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature is here. Here's our comprehensive guide to acing it and getting that Band 6!
How do you make your scholarship and early entry applications stand out amongst thousands of impressive applicants? We'll show you how!
Struggling with Year 11 Physics Module 2: Dynamics? We'll break down each of the inquiry questions for you plus give you tips on how to ace the module!
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
We are excited to announce that Charlotte Wilkinson has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Service Award for the month of February 2018!
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
We are excited to announce that Niamh Kirk has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Integrity Award for the month of March 2018!
In this article we’ll cover the changes to Year 11 Chemistry Module 1: Properties and Structure of Matter. As well as how to prepare, use class time and knock this module
This article is here to help you memorise Business Studies content with some very useful memory hacks! This article will cover: Creating Effective Study Notes, Chunking, Mind maps, Regular Practice
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!
Confused about the new Year 11 English Advanced Module A? Here's everything you need to know to succeed in Year 11 Module A: Narratives that Shape Our World!
Worried about you or your child's performance in Year 9 NAPLAN? We're here to help with our guide to scoring a Band 8 in Year 9 NAPLAN Language Conventions!
Can't find any practice questions for Year 11 English Reading to Write? Don't worry, we've got you covered with 20 practice questions!
Freaking out about the changes to the Year 11 Physics Syllabus in 2018? Our comprehensive guide on the first new module will answer all your questions!
Done all the practice papers? Better learn how to write your own practice questions for Ancient History to get ahead!
Worried about you or your child's performance in Year 9 NAPLAN? We're here to help with our guide to scoring a Band 8 in Year 9 NAPLAN Writing!
Florence and her three children have been working with Art of Smart for 5+ years! Find out why they chose and stayed with Art of Smart!
Freaking out over the new requirements for Year 9 NAPLAN? Have no fear! We are here to help with our guide to scoring a Band 8 in Year 9 NAPLAN
There are 3 simple steps to this HSC trick that 98+ ATAR scorers swear by! Ace your HSC by maximising your class time in 2018!
After working with Art of Smart, Tom scored 100% on his 3U Maths Trial HSC Exam. Find out how he did it with the help of 1-on-1 tutoring and mentoring!
Working with Art of Smart tutor Kathryn helped Kritika improve her HSC English results and receive early entry to study at Macquarie University!
Struggling to come up with a great HSC creative writing idea? We've put together key questions and steps to help you develop a kickass idea!
Working with Art of Smart tutors helped Elian discover it's okay to ask questions in class and become confident to speak up in class!
Find out how working with Art of Smart tutor Praby helped Cassandra turn HSC Maths from her weakest to one of her strongest HSC subjects in under 12 months!
Working 1-on-1 with a tutor and in small groups at the Art of Smart Hornsby Campus was the key to James' success in HSC English!
We are excited to announce that Niamh Kirk has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Growth Award for the month of October!
We are excited to announce that Frank Wong has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Integrity Award for the month of October!
Working with Art of Smart as a tutor paved the way for Claire to start a career as a secondary science teacher. Find out how she did it!
Is your son or daughter sitting the Year 5 NAPLAN soon? If so, you might've heard about how the NAPLAN is starting to have a differing and more significant role
So, you might've heard that the NAPLAN tests are changing over the next few years. The NAPLAN is starting to have a differing and more significant role in the schooling
We want to help you write a Band 6 HSC English 'Discovery' Creative Writing piece - so we got a sample answer from the person who wrote the textbook!
As a result of working with our Art of Smart tutor Alec, Michael’s confidence has improved and he now is Top 5 in Economics and Business Studies!
We are excited to announce that Ashley Nguyen has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Service Award for the month of September!
Unsure about the Year 7 NAPLAN? Fear not! Our guide breaks down each of the exams and explains everything you need to know. We even have practice papers!
Confused about the Year 9 NAPLAN test? Our guide breaks down each of the four areas and explores where marks are awarded, and we even have practice papers!
One of the hardest parts of Year 12 is making the decision of what to do after the HSC! So what happens if you do make the wrong decision?
It can be so difficult to find a quality HSC Practice Paper. That's why we've put together a series of brand new 2017 HSC Practice Papers just for you!
Working at Art of Smart can seriously skill you up for future work! Find out how our graduating coach Joshua landed his dream job at NAB!
While tutoring isn't too similar to engineering, working with Art of Smart helped Kavi land his dream job as an engineer! Find out how he did it here!
Like most of us Natasha struggled with stress and anxiety during the HSC, but found useful strategies to make it through and achieve a 90+ ATAR!
Want to find out how to love Shakespeare and ace HSC English? Find out how Paris transformed her HSC English Results in just one year!
Gia-Yen started working with Art of Smart during university, and it helped her realise her passion for teaching and mentoring. Now she works as a teacher!
Find out how Art of Smart coach Morgan helped Lachlan develop a variety of effective study skills and succeed in the HSC!
We recently spoke with Stacey and her daughter Emelia about how their Art of Smart tutor helped Emelia develop the confidence to ask questions in class.
We recently spoke to Katja to find out how our Art of Smart coaches have helped her two sons build confidence and improve their marks at school!
We recently spoke to Katie to find out how Art of Smart helped her children Paige and Aiden improve their marks at school and build confidence!
We recently chatted to Zoe and Jacob to find out how Art of Smart helped Jacob build up his confidence and self-belief at school!
Have you heard about the new year 9 NAPLAN? We've got everything you need to know about the changes and how it will impact your child's HSC.
Is your son or daughter going to be sitting their NAPLAN exam soon? Our NAPLAN guide is here to offer you no-nonsense answers to all your questions!
We are excited to announce that Harrison Yeung has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Service Award for the month of August!
We are excited to announce that Sanjana Satheesh has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Service Award for the month of August!
We are excited to announce that Ashley Weir has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Growth Award for the month of August!
After 13 years you've finally finished school! Congratulations! Celebrate and get motivated with 5 of the best graduation speeches you need to listen to!
We recently chatted to Lynda who shared her experience of working with Art of Smart and how we've helped her kids in Year 11 English and Year 9 Maths!
Oded and Aura have been working with Art of Smart to help Aura with Maths. We recently chatted to Oded who shared his experience and how we've helped Aura!
Find out how Thomas turned his 'casual' university job tutoring with Art of Smart into a graduate role at the Australian Treasury!
Find out how Alec turned his 'casual' job with Art of Smart into his dream role at Westpac in their Finance and Accounting Graduate Position!
You can spend less time studying whilst still improving your marks! It’s super simple. Find out how to study smarter, not harder in the HSC!
We are excited to announce that Taniya Ekanayake has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Growth Award for the month of July!
We are excited to announce that Hannah Easton has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Integrity Award for the month of July!
We are so excited to announce that Natasha Fong has been selected as Coach of the Month and is the recipient of the Service Award for the month of July!
Discover how Art of Smart helped Tess believe in herself to challenge herself with Advanced English and Maths and go from last in her class to above the NSW average!
Discover how Art of Smart and her tutors Thomas and Amy helped Chantel feel comfortable to ask questions and how it transformed her results in Year 11 Maths and English!
Discover how within 12 months, Art of Smart and his tutor Benedict helped Alex get confident and achieve Top 10 in his Year 8 class for Maths!
Stressed with the idea of trials fast approaching? Have no fear, your pet is your new secret weapon to tackle these overwhelming tests.
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!
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
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!
What changes have been made to the NSW Syllabus? We give you a comprehensive review of everything you need to know for each subject.
Ever had a tutor that you didn't get on with? Were they late, upsetting, or weren't helpful at all? What can you do now to fix it?
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.
As you've probably heard the NSW curriculum has been overhauled! Here's our guide to help you wrap your head around the changes to the HSC science syllabus.
Education is a privilege we are lucky to have, but there are aspects of the education system that are frustrating. Find out how we can overcome these issues!
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!
We've seen thousands of marked papers for HSC Physics. Here are the top HSC Physics mistakes students make and how you can avoid doing the same!
Find out how using a Bullet Journal will let you take control of your HSC year, stop procrastinating and get your dream ATAR!
All throughout my high school life I have believed a number of myths about being a senior. Find out why the Big 4 HSC Student Myths are just myths!
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
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
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!
I have been in a relationship for 2 years and 8 months. *Cue the dramatic music* OK, so it's not really long enough to require dramatic music. There have been
Hate running out of time in exams and making silly mistakes? Here's an insanely simple trick that 99.95 ATAR scorers use which you can apply immediately.
Not sure how you're going to get through the HSC in just one year? Caitlin explains how HSC pathways is alternative route that can help your HSC!
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,
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... 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...
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
Learn how to study for Visual Arts without wasting any time. Click here for the best HSC Visual Arts study resource on the internet.
Iffy about which is the best way to tackle your HSC Modern History Exam? We have the 3 most common approaches taken by band 6 students!
Are you worried that your child is not progressing the way you expected? Fear no more, we have 12 best questions for you to ask your child's teacher/tutor.
Not sure how to prep for trials? We've got you covered with our annual HSC Economics exam questions from prior trial papers and current economic events!
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!
Sick of sorting through individual, confusing NAPLAN practise tests? Erin has collected a neat list of FREE papers from the best sites for you!
Nervous and need advice for your HSC Music Performance? Isabella shares the advice that helped her achieve a perfect score and a state ranking in HSC Music!
How To Write Your First Resume; So, it's time to write your first resume! You're nervous and excited and probably asking the question "What on earth am I supposed to
Cover letters can be extremely tedious to write, but by following these simple steps, you will master the art of writing killer cover letters in no time!
Are you a worried parent of a child that is about to enter high school? We have the best advice for you to help your child with their transition.
It's super important to set good classroom habits. Here are four terrible habits, you need to avoid if you want to get that 99.95 ATAR!
Which order should you attack the HSC Physics Exam? Here are some tips for choosing the right order for your HSC Physics exam to maximise your performance.
Tutoring is a big investment in terms of time, effort and money, so it can be very frustrating if it feels like it’s not working. But how can we know
So you're up to that point in your HSC journey where you feel you should start writing senior science notes. For some this will be the first term of year
Sick of hearing confusing or daunting information about NAPLAN through your friends, family, or, heaven forbid, your own children? Erin has got you covered.
What did the elderly man say to the other? Read this article to find out !
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.
So you read our article on reasons to take a gap year after your HSC and you followed our advice. Perhaps you spent the year travelling or working or doing something
You've probably heard of Advanced Science degrees, but how do they differ from normal Science degrees? There are some important differences you should know.
Have you ever considered studying in the USA? Here are 5 reasons why you should think about applying to an American College!
The General Maths syllabus can be daunting. Boasting 188 pages. But it can be reduced into a simple to follow checklist. Find out how!
Not sure whether you should do Legal Studies? Or perhaps you need some more guidance on essay structure. Check out our Top 5 FAQs for HSC Legal Studies!
So, it's the night before your senior science exam and you're feeling unprepared, majorly unprepared. Well here's my handy tips to making the most of the exam tomorrow!
Not sure if doing the HSC Legal Studies exam chronologically is the best idea? Here are some pros and cons to the most common approaches by Band 6 students.
Are you getting ready for the formal and you're tossing up between cute potential dates? Who says you even need a date? Here's why you should go stag!
Are you having trouble staying healthy during assessment periods? Here are five easy tips to help you feel better and happier during stressful periods!
What are best strategies to start an open and honest conversation about mental health with your teenage children? Here are 6 easy steps!
Are you sick and unable to sit for your exam? Do you need help understanding Bonus points or special consideration? I will explain the imperative things to know about the
Most of us don't think too much about where we study, just how. Matt's here to show you that the where can make a difference, and how to make it
If you were to show the queen your study notes and room, how much time would it take for you to organise them? If you are anything like I am, it
You've just finished your HSC. You have know idea what university is going to be like. Here's our survival guide for what you can expect!
HSC 4 Unit Maths is one of the most difficult but rewarding courses offered in the HSC. Here are 4 simple study tips to help you get that E4!
So, you've chosen Senior Science for your HSC (good choice!) and now you need to study for it! What better way than accessing our masterlist of past papers!
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.
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.
If getting to the holidays means you’re suddenly having to plan activities for your kids, look no further than this article! Not only are these activities fun and enjoyable but
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
Wondering If Extra Curricular Activities Will Waste Your Time Studying? You Can't Be More Wrong! Find Out How They Could Change Your Life!!
Is your child struggling or needing a challenge at school? Erin can help you decide if you need a tutor.
Is HSC Drama dragging down your ATAR? Follow these tips, from a band 6 student, to make your HSC Group Performance a success! After all, it is worth 30%!!
December 14 and 15 are big days for Year 12 2019, but don't let them confuse you! Let us answer your FAQs about HSC results, ATARs and UAC offers for
Haven't touched you're books when school starts in two weeks? Don't worry - we've got the perfect 14 Day Holiday HSC Study Plan to get you up to speed!
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!
Studying for HSC English? Learn the techniques from Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers and Band 6 Scorers with our free How to Get A Band 6 Guide!
Studying for HSC Ancient History? Learn the techniques from Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers and Band 6 Scorers with our downloadable How to Get A Band 6 Guide!
Studying for HSC Biology? Learn the techniques from Australia's Top 2%, State-Rankers and Band 6 Scorers with our downloadable How to Get A Band 6 Guide!
Studying for the 2016 HSC Economics exam? We've got you covered with our annual HSC Economics exam question predictions to help focus and refine your study!
Didn't do so well in your HSC Standard Maths assessment or Trials? Don't worry, we've got a 6 step plan towards bouncing back to a Band 6!
Got to know a tonne of HSC Physics Formulae, but don't know what all the lines and symbols mean? Read this guide and understand everything there is to know!
We're one month out from the HSC... it's worth 50% of your overall mark. You can panic, or you can learn how to make the most of the 30 days
How long should you be studying each night for your HSC? In this video, 99.95 ATAR scorer Thomas Farmarkis shares his suggestions!
Sick of finding HSC Maths practice papers for questions you've seen a million times before? Here's the ultimate secret weapon to slaying 2 - 4U Maths!
Absolutely! The HSC Physics Syllabus is your best friend when it comes to killing it in your exams. Not only that, it can get you more marks too!
This sounds a little bit like an exercise in futility, because the Chemistry syllabus is already in dot points! The problem is, the dot points read like this: Identify that
You might love your squad, but they might not be the best mates for studying. Have you tried the 4 Step Plan to Running A Kickass 2U Maths Study Group?
Bored of your textbook? Having trouble visualising the Battle of Stalingrad? Here are 30+ Of the Best TV Shows and Movies To Watch for Modern History!
Couple of weeks until your HSC assessments & exams? Need to learn lots of content fast?
Just started studying English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers to these HSC Standard English Frequently Asked Questions!
Just started studying Advanced English and have questions that need answering? We've got the answers with this handy list of Frequently Asked Questions for Advanced English!
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!
Are you a week out from your 2U exam? Let's make sure you're using your time wisely and effecitvely with this 7 Day HSC Study Plan for 2U Maths!
Struggling with procrastination from HSC study? In this video interview 99.95 ATAR scorer Thomas Farmarkis shares his strategic to kill procrastination!
Thinking about taking Chemistry for the HSC? What is HSC Chemistry anyway? We debunk the top 5 myths out there - here's why you should take it!
Not sure what level of maths to study? Not sure whether to drop maths entirely? Read our HSC Maths FAQ and find your answers!
What do Elon Musk, Chris Pratt and Mark Zuckerburg all have in common? They all know how to set and achieve their goals for both the short and long term!
By now you've got your results, but what do they mean? Here's everything you need to know about interpreting and understanding your HSC Results!
How does NESA and UAC calculate your ATAR? It's a complex process, and one which most people don't understand. Find out how they do it here!
"Why is my ATAR lower than my HSC Result?" Did you know that it's not your HSC Results, but your percentile which affects your ATAR? No? Well, now you do!
Not sure whether you're going to get those bonus points? Here's all you need to understand them and how to use them to help you get into university!
Want to get more than one UAC offer? Easy! You just need to know how it works. Here's how to work UAC Offers to your advantage.
Not getting the ATAR you need can make life difficult for uni applications. So, what are the other ways to get into uni?
Your ATAR isn't everything - in fact, by this time next year, it'll hardly matter. Here's why receiving a low ATAR is not the end of the world.
You've learned the law and you've learned the cases. Now, how do you nail short answers for HSC Legal Studies and get a Band 6? Let us show you the
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!
The HSC is a horrible year for us all, so let's share the burden. Here's how your parents can help you during the HSC!
Michelle has exam notes but Tom has study notes. What is the difference? Which one is better? What will you choose for yours - exam notes or study notes?
Studying for the 2015 HSC Economics exam? We've got you covered with our annual HSC Economics exam question predictions to help focus and refine your study!
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
'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
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
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.
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
We are our harshest critic, but it doesn't always do us favours. Here's to Making Negative Thinking into Positive Thinking!
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
"Should I drive to my HSC Exams?" We've broken down the pros & cons of each to make the choice easier!
Your phone is an essential part of your life - why not make it handy for the HSC too? Here's some apps which can help you to stay organised and