You may feel like you’ve just ran a marathon, but the end of Year 12 is far from a dead-end – it signals the beginning of a lifetime of opportunities.
So take a breather and be proud of what you’ve just accomplished, then take some time to assess your options. If your ATAR wasn’t what you’d hoped for, your goals don’t need to change; you might just need to change your path. There are loads of course pathways that will lead to your dream career. And in many cases, you can gain (up to a year of) course credits towards a degree when you begin with a TAFE course, or if you choose to change degrees.
Keeping an open mind is key – there are experts on hand to help get you started.
Here are just a few stories of real people who found real success – and happiness – thanks to their education pathways.