Year 12 has long been placed on a pedestal as the gateway to tertiary education and the promises of careers and development that go with it.
But is year 12 worth all the stress that comes with exams, family pressures and heavy workloads? And does it prepare you for the ‘real world’?
In 2016, 14 students around Australia self-documented their entire final year in high school for the ABC series My Year 12 Life through daily video diaries.
Access the full details on ABC News.