As a teacher and tutor of many years, this is a question I get asked all the time. Students are torn, unsure of their abilities and what is going to get them into their dream course, career or apprenticeship. The problem with many public schools as well, is that they spoon feed their students up until the VCE level, and then expect them to take responsibility, work harder and faster and finish all their homework. Students are completely taken by surprise by the pace and difficulty of all VCE subjects and are often overwhelmed.
Making decisions for the wrong reasons:
There are a few instances where students choose their subjects based on myths or the uneducated recommendations of others:
Making decisions for the right reasons:
I hope this article has helped in your decision making for year 12 Maths. If you are still unsure or need further guidance, make an appointment with a careers counselor at your school.