The COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc on the world in 2021, even though we optimistically thought it would all miraculously end with the New Year. Now, as a result, we have another group of Year 12 students sitting their HSC through lockdowns and restrictions. They’ve had to face struggles only 2020’s cohort so far understands, learning critical content in an online environment, not having access to their teachers and having to do all of it away from their support network of peers and friends. Add to this the changing of exam dates and all of this can make preparing for the HSC even more difficult than it would usually be. But here are a few tips for HSC students studying amid uncertainty.