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How much did your VCE plan change?
« on: September 22, 2019, 08:49:28 pm »
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Just for funsies I was recently reminded of the fact that I did a very different set of subjects in 1/2 compared to 3/4.

I thought itd be cool to drop our current subjects below along with what your plan for VCE originally looked like, to see how much has changed or what stayed the same.

Ill start! In 1/2 I did 7 subjects (because I had an external 3/4):

1. English language
2. Methods
3. French
4. Legal studies
5. Business management
6. Psychology
7. Portuguese 3/4

In year 12 they turned into:

1. Eng Lang > mainstream English
2. Methods
3. French > Chinese
4. Legal > Russian
5. Busman > Global Politics
6. Psych

What was everybody elses experience with subject selections like? Was there a lot of changes or does your current subjects look similar to how you envisioned them back in year 10/11?
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2019, 09:10:08 pm »
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In Year 11 I had: Chem, Physics, English, Methods, Spesh (back in my day this was general maths advanced aha), Psychology

I was going to drop spesh after year 11, but I ended up keeping it, and dropping psych instead. Massive regrets tbh, I should've kept psych aha :')

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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2019, 10:16:01 pm »
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Just for funsies I was recently reminded of the fact that I did a very different set of subjects in 1/2 compared to 3/4.

I thought itd be cool to drop our current subjects below along with what your plan for VCE originally looked like, to see how much has changed or what stayed the same.

Ill start! In 1/2 I did 7 subjects (because I had an external 3/4):

1. English language
2. Methods
3. French
4. Legal studies
5. Business management
6. Psychology
7. Portuguese 3/4

In year 12 they turned into:

1. Eng Lang > mainstream English
2. Methods
3. French > Chinese
4. Legal > Russian
5. Busman > Global Politics
6. Psych

What was everybody elses experience with subject selections like? Was there a lot of changes or does your current subjects look similar to how you envisioned them back in year 10/11?
So many languages! How long have you been learning them all?


My subjects and plans stayed the same throughout VCE - I was pretty lucky!
Year 11: English, French, Methods, Chem, Bio & 3/4 Revolutions
Year 12: English, French, Methods, Chem, Bio

If I had my time again I'd probably do some more hums stuff and would have done a second 3/4 in year 11 if my school allowed it.
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2019, 11:36:03 pm »
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For my subject selections in year 10 I chose literature, further, psychology, history revolutions, music styles, and Chinese.

Revs got cancelled, music had a timetable clash, and I deadass found further and psych to be harder than methods and chem. So in the end I had lit, methods, chem, ancient history, global politics, and Chinese. Dont have many regrets with my subject choices, except I wish I had done revs via DECV.

On a somewhat unrelated note, how do you juggle so many LOTEs? :o
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2019, 11:48:20 pm »
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Only really made one changes between year 11-12

Went from

Year 11: Chemistry, English, Methods, Specialist, Accounting + Biology 3/4
Year 12: MUEP Chemistry, Chemistry, English, Methods, Specialist

If I could do it again I would probably do most of the same subjects - pretty happy how it all went but I might possibly push one more 3/4 to year 11 and do English Language alongside English in Year 12.

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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2019, 07:29:20 pm »
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I actually kept my year 10 subject selection form which said this:
   - Literature
   - Further maths
   - Biology
   - Psychology
   - Dance
   - Drama

I dropped drama in year 11 after realising I was losing a lot of potential pathways by not doing methods, and dropped psych for chem at the start of year 12.

If I could somehow rewind the clock, I wouldve also picked physics instead of bio.
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2019, 07:53:49 pm »
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Year 11: Eng, Bio (3/4), Gen Math, Legal, Psych, Business
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2019, 06:40:01 am »
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So many languages! How long have you been learning them all?
Portuguese is my native language so Ive been learning it my whole life (though I speak the Brazilian dialect). And I started learning both Russian and French in year 7, finally Chinese in year 9.

What humanities subjects would you have done? And revs looks very interesting, I kind of regret not doing it. Which two did you study?


On a somewhat unrelated note, how do you juggle so many LOTEs? :o
Its actually not that hard. I recycle my General Conversation script and you kind of use similar techniques in answering questions for all LOTEs so things carry over. It also helps that I already know the languages beforehand. Its still far from a cruise though.
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2019, 12:41:08 pm »
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Year 11: Eng, Bio (3/4), Gen Math, Legal, Psych, Business
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2019, 05:47:57 pm »
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Portuguese is my native language so Ive been learning it my whole life (though I speak the Brazilian dialect). And I started learning both Russian and French in year 7, finally Chinese in year 9.

What humanities subjects would you have done? And revs looks very interesting, I kind of regret not doing it. Which two did you study?
That's really cool!
Unsure - I think a few new hums subjects have been introduced or have changed since I graduated! I would have liked to do more history - ancient history sounds interesting. And classical studies is probably another one.

I did China and Russia in Revs!
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2019, 06:14:22 pm »
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Year 11: Chem, Bio, English, Methods, physics
Year 12: Chem, English, Methods, Food studies.

I really hated how physics was taught at my school so I ended up dropping it. I wish I did a language, but none was available at the time, so I am stuck teaching them to myself...
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2019, 06:11:06 am »
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My original plan was to graduate two years early by doing:

Year 9: Latin, classics
Year 10: Greek, methods, chem, eng lang
Then gap year and uni.

What I didnt account for was getting such a trash score for eng lang and not being eligible for the course I want even though my ATAR was enough. So next year Ill do lit and spesh U3/4 to hopefully graduate.
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2019, 10:45:20 am »
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Year 11: 3/4 was Psych
1/2s were English, Methods, Spesh, Chem, and Bio. Dropped Bio for Accounting (probably one of biggest mistakes I've made tbh)

Year 12: Same subjects as above but with Acc instead of Bio

On the off hand I do VCE again instead of going to uni next year, I'd probably do Literature for compulsory Eng and Physics. PHYSICS would have been 1000% better than Chem or Bio or Accounting, jesus. Biggest regrets out, it seems like a free 40+. Would also pick up Computing/Algorithmics/Software Development
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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2019, 11:48:07 am »
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Year 11: 3/4 was Psych
1/2s were English, Methods, Spesh, Chem, and Bio. Dropped Bio for Accounting (probably one of biggest mistakes I've made tbh)

Year 12: Same subjects as above but with Acc instead of Bio

On the off hand I do VCE again instead of going to uni next year, I'd probably do Literature for compulsory Eng and Physics. PHYSICS would have been 1000% better than Chem or Bio or Accounting, jesus. Biggest regrets out, it seems like a free 40+. Would also pick up Computing/Algorithmics/Software Development

Yeah man, u really missed out on Algorithmics dude. It was probably the best subject I had this year (in line with economics). And since you are a genius at Mathematics you would easily ace algorithmics I reckon.

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Re: How much did your VCE plan change?
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2019, 08:10:42 am »
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Are you starting Indo SL from scratch in Yr 12?
I learnt Indo in primary school through to year 10, dropped it this year cause I hated distance ed but am picking it up again for year 12
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