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Exam time = stress time. Whether you’re at school battling your HSC, VCE, QCS, NTCE, SACE, WACE or TCE (phew!), or you’re at TAFE or university, exam stress or general Year 12 stress can be really tough.

Balancing study with having a life can be really tricky on its own - let alone having to deal with the stress, anxiety or even panic that exams can cause. But never fear, we’ve done the homework on HSC stress and we’ve got you covered with everything from in-depth help on coping with anxiety, to tips on how to make your stress work for you (yes, this is a thing), to how to study effectively with the most genius tricks and hacks, some of which will make you LOL.

Whether you’ve already sussed out a study timetable or you’re all a bit last-minute, here’s how to feel better and study smarter at exam time.

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