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How to make the most of uni virtual open days

The university Open Day season is here - but with a difference. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to help you make the most of Uni Virtual Open Days. There's also a handy list of links to uni websites.

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So you want to be a doctor? This is what it takes, part two

Dr Ranjana Srivastava literally wrote the book for students thinking about a career in medicine, and our interview with her when it was released is among our most popular. In these extraordinary times for the medical profession, we returned for a Q&A update.

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Should I take a gap year? Things to consider

COVID-19 has thrown up challenges for those taking a gap year or planning one next year. Careers expert Helen Green discusses the things your teenager needs to consider, and the opportunities offered by taking a year away from study.

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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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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: Celebrating the gap year, and more

Why gap years are good, school report talks, and being a kindness role model for your child.

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Best of the Web: How to Talk to Teenagers, Schools Teaching Social Skills, and is Uni Really Worth It?

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

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