Matrix Events

ATAR & Scaling Seminar (for Year 11 & 12 Students)

Sun 11 Dec, 2022 , 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Feeling worried about how your HSC marks will be affected? Learn how to make scaling work for you.

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1.5 hour




Level 9 Strathfield Plaza 11 The Boulevarde, Strathfield, NSW, 2135

How does the performance of my school affect my HSC marks and ATAR?

Make scaling work for you

Wondering how scaling will affect your HSC marks? That’s the question on every HSC student’s mind. We’ll teach you how your ATAR is calculated and how scaling will impact your results.

What you’ll learn about ATAR and Scaling

Part 1

All About ATAR & Scaling

  • Learn all about ATAR and how it is determined
  • The difference between HSC Marks and Scaled marks
  • Hear why assessment marks are moderated and how it affects your HSC Marks
  • How scaling works and why it’s necessary
  • How different subjects are scaled
  • How to take advantage of scaling to maximise your ATAR

Part 2

How to Achieve your ATAR goal

We’ll give you our ATAR and Scaling tools and resources

  • The Matrix ATAR & Scaling graphs
  • Demonstrations on how to use the Matrix ATAR calculator
  • ATAR calculator to breakdown your ATAR goal


Meet our subject matter expert


DJ Kim


DJ is the founder of Matrix Education and has been presenting his ATAR & Scaling Seminar since 2009 to thousands of students and parents at HSC Expos, schools, libraries and at Matrix campuses. With his expertise, he was first to develop the ATAR Calculator and continues to host the most accurate and popular ATAR estimator in Australia. He is also the co-author of the Matrix Science program, course materials and assessments.

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Any Questions?

I'm not a Matrix student, can I still join?

Matrix students will be given early access to the booking link. The seminar is open to Matrix and non-Matrix students.

Is it really free to attend?

Yes, this event is free. Would love to help as many students out there! Spaces are strictly limited so make sure you register to secure your ticket.

How do I register?

Please register through the form on this page.

I'm in Year 10 (2022) can I join?

This event is for Year 11 and 12 (2023) students.

I've attended a Matrix ATAR Scaling Seminar, should I still attend this?

If you have recently attended a Matrix ATAR and Scaling seminar, we don’t recommend coming to this seminar as the content would be similar.

Hear what past attendees have to say about this event


"The seminar was very helpful and informative - I came out of the seminar confident about how to approach my studies."


"The seminar was an eye-opener for me. I walked out with a new-found confidence and motivation to achieve my goals!"


"I had never felt so inspired in my life. The ATAR and Scaling Seminar addressed all the questions I had regarding the HSC and simplified the scaling process into an easy-to-understand system"


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