On your marks, get set, write!
This morning 77,163 teenagers kicked off their Higher School Certificate Exams in NSW with the compulsory English paper. Senior students across the country will be filing into exam rooms over the next few weeks too. It's the culmination of 14 years of schooling -- no pressure!
The internet is pouring out it's well-wishes, sound advice and a few things to make stressed out Year 12 students chuckle.
Here are a few of our favourite pearls of wisdom:
@LindaBurneyMP.. as daughter heading off to English exam just said (in response to extra hug etc from me) 'It's not the Hunger Games'— Tracey (@traceanalysis) October 12, 2016
Good luck to all the HSC students today....wait, what are you doing on Twitter? Shouldn't you be doing some last minute cramming?— Andrew Brown (@AndrewBrownAU) October 12, 2016
Getting my guns out for hsc today, god knows i need them 😂🔫 pic.twitter.com/eyIShwZIpS— 🌌 (@yasmynemma) October 12, 2016
Big hugs and best wishes to all the students starting their Year 12 exams today. And remember, whatever happens, this just the beginning...— Lisa Wilkinson (@Lisa_Wilkinson) October 12, 2016