HKDSE

Ramsay and her HKDSEs admission form.
This escapade all started with an idea by deputy editor, Karly Cox. We should do the HKDSEs. Yeah, I'm game for most things, so we signed up. We decided to take the Lib Studs and the English exams. It should have been a cinch, right?
Melody Tam (left) and James Kwok with their results.
There were both tears and celebrations across Hong Kong yesterday as students received the results of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) examination.
Young Post's editor wants you to know that you are NOT a failure if your scores were lower than expected - this is just one day in your life
Eleven pupils - six boys and five girls - achieved top scores in seven subjects in this year's Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examinations(HKDSE). They are among 74,131 candidates who will get their results today
They've all thought these things, believe us
Whether you're receiving your HKDSE results tomorrow, getting ready to start the three-year course next month, or part-way through, we're sure you can relate to these notions.
Last year, 6,595 girls and 5,900 boys were admitted to universities.
In recent years, the IB diploma has become increasingly common in Hong Kong, but the DSE still has its place. For many people, it's not a question of which programme is better, but about which course is right for them
Some liberal studies candidates got a shock when they were told they couldn't use calculators - even though rules said they could
This year's DSE Chinese paper was supposedly easier.
Everybody dreads the Chinese DSE, but there's some good news: many educators are saying that this year's exam is a little easier
Need an extra boost before heading into your exams? Check out our playlist of motivational songs that get us going