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How to choose a tertiary course – for the right reasons

After the hard slog of VCE, it's time to choose a course. Careers expert Helen Green gives advice on how to make the right choice.

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Should I take a gap year? Here’s what to consider

After 12 years of study, a gap year can be just what many students need. Careers expert Helen Green discusses the things you need to consider, and the opportunities offered by taking a year away from study.

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VCE: The bigger picture and keeping things in perspective

During VCE exams, it's important to remember that students are not just reduced to a neat little number, writes Simone Boland, Head of VCE at Strathcona Girls Grammar.

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Is it OK to listen to music when studying, ATAR obsessions, prejudice against stay-at-home Dads, and more...

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How to Get the Most Out of Uni Open Days

The university Open Day season is about to begin. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to get the most out of the experience, in this repost of her popular article.

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ATAR Surprises: What Should You Do?

What happens if an ATAR is less or more than expected? Careers expert Helen Green - and mother of a VCE student - offers advice on what to do, in this updated post.

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Best of the Web: Encouraging Kids to Write, Why ATAR Matters, Kids Books Go Political, and Our Young Concerned about Mental Health

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Getting the Most of Uni Open Days: a Parents’ Guide

Careers expert Helen Green provides her updated guide to helping your teenager navigate the upcoming season of uni open days.

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How to Deal with an ATAR Surprise

What happens if a student's ATAR is less or more than expected? Careers expert Helen Green offers advice on what to do.

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