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The Ultimate Planning Tips that Scored Me a 99.85 ATAR

2016 Matrix Scholarship student, Supuli Ranasinghe, achieved an ATAR of 99.85, and graduated from James Ruse Agricultural High School. She achieved a 100th percentile in…

Physics & Maths Tips that Helped Me Score a 98.85 ATAR

Matrix Graduate, Calvin Xiao, achieved an ATAR of 98.85, and graduated from Sydney Boys High School. While being purely dedicated to his studies, Calvin was…

How I Managed My Time Effectively And Scored 99.75 – A…

2016 Matrix Scholarship student, Alpha Bi, achieved an ATAR of 99.75, and graduated from James Ruse Agricultural High School. She achieved a 99th percentile in…

How I Scored an ATAR of 99.90 – Nicole Sung

2016 Matrix student, Nicole Sung, achieved an ATAR of 99.90, and graduated from Presbyterian Ladies College. Nicole was the DUX of her cohort, and was…

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Students

The Matrix English Team loves literature. If you’re looking to further improve in English, reading is the way to go! The school holidays are a prime…

Creating a Solid Foundation for HSC Physics

The Science team at Matrix believes that the ultimate key to success in Year 12 Physics is the ability to retain knowledge from important theories…

Reflecting on the HSC Year

The Maths Team at Matrix have compiled their daunting HSC experiences, and want to share with you what they call ‘The Good, The Bad and The…

Overcoming English Slump in Years 9 and 10

  “It’s just Year 10. It doesn’t really matter, I mean, these marks don’t even count towards anything. I’ll do the hard work in Year…

Preliminary Chemistry Concepts You Need to Know for the HSC

You might already know that your marks from Year 11 Chemistry won’t count towards your HSC mark, but don’t throw out all your Year 11…

Transferring to a Selective High School in Year 11

Congratulations to those who received offers to transfer to a selective school for enrolment next year! For those who accepted an offer or are considering applying for…

The Secrets Behind Writing a Great Resume

TOP 7 RESUME TIPS    A professional guide on how to write a resume, that will be effective in capturing your potential employer’s attention. Follow…

Quiz: Are You Smarter Than a 7th Grader?

Test yourself by taking our quiz to find out whether you are capable of correctly completing Year 7 Maths questions.

How I Overcame My English Barrier To Achieve 99.70 ATAR R…

I came to Australia about 7 years ago. I knew very little English and often had trouble communicating with the local Australians. Now I am…

How Matrix Helped Me Score 98.65 ATAR – Cedric Barakat

Cedric’s Profile Student Name Cedric Barakat School Parramatta Marist High School ATAR 98.65 Other achievements (academic/extracurricular) Premier’s Award for All Rounder Hobbies/interests Film, literature, science, gaming….

How I Came First in NSW for HSC Chemistry – Rohan Kris…

Matrix Scholarship Student Rohan Krishnaswamy, achieved a perfect ATAR of 99.95 and was awarded First in the State for HSC Chemistry. He graduated from James Ruse…

2016 High School Rankings

The 2016 High School Rankings have been derived from the NSW Board of Studies. Our rankings include a complete list of schools and results based…

How I Scored An ATAR Of 96.20 With 4 Units Of English –…

2016 Matrix Graduate, Julia Saab, achieved an ATAR of 96.20, and graduated from Georges River Oatley Senior Campus. Julia’s passion resides in English, particularly writing,…