No, I'm not here to remind you that 'your ATAR is just a number'.
Here's what school leavers should keep in mind when they open their results
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Regardless of your score you are incredibly valuable.
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All I could see in those little black numbers was the degree I would not be studying, my five year plan not even falling apart but simply, unequivocally vanished. However, far more deeply etched into the woman I am today, are experiences I had in my final year of school that had nothing to do with my academic achievements.
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