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#1 Expelliarmus

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:08 PM


My Dad, with whom DD1 was very close, died in May - 3 days before DD1’s 18th birthday and she was dumped by her (boring) boyfriend around a month later and after that she developed anxiety and depression and has been on medication sonce the end of July with an atrocious attendance record for most of Term 3, multiple accomodations and deadline extensions.

The ATARs were put up today and she got 91.25, with an university admission score of 98.25 after bonuses are applied.

Great job kid! Great job!

#2 alchetta

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:11 PM

That's amazing Expelli! Congratulations!

#3 Sentient Puddle

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:11 PM

Congratulations to your DD and you too for getting everyone through such a rough year.  I hope it all goes well for University for her (and you) next year!

#4 PhillipaCrawford

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:18 PM

Fantastic. After all the stress for Mother and Daughter. Well done to you both

#5 mayahlb

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:43 PM

Well done to your DD!

#6 Literary Lemur

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:44 PM

Well done both of you.

#7 Trevor Trove

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:48 PM

Good on her!
Wonder what boring ex got?:p

#8 EsmeLennox

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:57 PM


#9 cstar

Posted 18 December 2018 - 05:58 PM

thats fantastic

#10 Deb999

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:06 PM

That is wonderful. Congratulations to her and good riddance to boring unsympathetic boyfriend.

#11 RuntotheRiver

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:12 PM

That’s awesome!

What subjects did she study? What was her favourite?

She must of been stoked!

#12 Lees75

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:21 PM

Yay!  That's fantastic news, Expelli!

#13 amdirel

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:38 PM

Wow!! That's amazing!

#14 Bethlehem Babe

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:38 PM

Fantastic news.

#15 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 18 December 2018 - 06:41 PM

Wonderful news!

#16 Greatmum

Posted 18 December 2018 - 07:19 PM

That’s fantastic!!

#17 Heather11

Posted 18 December 2018 - 07:20 PM

Congratulations to you both.  You must be so proud and well done to you for surviving too.

#18 MuffinQueen

Posted 18 December 2018 - 07:47 PM

I'm really sorry about your Dad.  

Congratulations to your Daughter - the hard work paid off.  I reckon her grandfather would be so proud.


#19 SplashingRainbows

Posted 18 December 2018 - 07:54 PM

Brilliant! Well done DD1, and mum.

#20 kyrrie

Posted 18 December 2018 - 08:18 PM

That’s fantastic. You have done a great job supporting her. You should be very proud of her and yourself as well.

#21 Expelliarmus

Posted 18 December 2018 - 09:07 PM

View PostRuntotheRiver, on 18 December 2018 - 06:12 PM, said:

That’s awesome!

What subjects did she study? What was her favourite?

She must of been stoked!
Haven’t heard anything about Mr Boring.

She did English, Maths General, Biology and Psychology. She had to stop attending Psych due to her mental health so finished that subject at home by herself. She got two As and two Bs with an A for the Research Project that she completed in second semester last year. I think her favourite was Biology although she did love Psych as well.

#22 c.sanders

Posted 18 December 2018 - 09:11 PM

That's amazing!!

What are bonuses though??

#23 eilca

Posted 18 December 2018 - 09:16 PM

That is wonderful news, expelli.  Such an achievement in a difficult journey.

#24 RuntotheRiver

Posted 18 December 2018 - 09:38 PM

Good on her, what a big hurdle, but such great results.

#25 Expelliarmus

Posted 18 December 2018 - 09:57 PM

View Postc.sanders, on 18 December 2018 - 09:11 PM, said:

That's amazing!!

What are bonuses though??
I found out this morning that bonuses are applied if you getveducation equity (your school has a lower SES) and for some subjects you get a couple extra points for doing a hard subject. I think ...

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