Ready for their QCS tests are Jeffery Dodds and classmates (left) Kimberley Warren and Courtney Rohde.
Ready for their QCS tests are Jeffery Dodds and classmates (left) Kimberley Warren and Courtney Rohde. Chrissy Harris

Students await moment of truth

GLADSTONE Year 12 students will be feeling the nerves, stress and excitement as they begin their QCS tests this morning.

Toolooa State High School captains Courtney Rohde, Kimberley Warren and Jeffrey Dodds are all confident of achieving their desired OP scores.

“I’m feeling prepared, there’s not much more humanly possible that can be done to prepare,” Jeffrey, 17, said.

Kimberley, who is 16, said she was unworried. In fact, all three were hoping to achieve scores between 1 and 8.

“I’m a bit nervous, but fairly confident,” 17-year-old Courtney said.

Deputy principal Justin Harrison said last year 71% of students received scores between 1 and 15 and 98% were accepted into the courses of their choice.

How To Survive the QCS Test

  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Reward yourself after
  • Know what to expect
  • Get a good night sleep
  • Go for a walk before
  • Be positive
  • Stay calm
  • Drink lots of water


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