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Think of the ranking system like a queue. The closer you are to the front of the queue, the more likely you are to get a university spot. from shutterstock.com

What actually is an ATAR? First of all it’s a rank, not a score

The ATAR is mainly used as an efficient way for universities to decide which students can be offered a place in a certain course.
The amount of sleep you get before an exam can make a difference to your results. Gregory Pappas/Unsplash

3 things to help improve your exam results (besides studying)

There's no substitute for study, but if you want to help yourself do better in exams, you should get enough sleep, exercise and try to enjoy the process.
Reports suggests many Australian children are forgoing Year 12 exams because they are too stressful. from shutterstock.com

Are we teaching children to be afraid of exams?

In our efforts to support young people, we might be teaching them to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.

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