Top results are best since new curriculum was launched, but fewer reach minimum university entrance requirements.
It's important to remember there are plenty of other tertiary education opportunities.
Young Post is reporting live from all over the city, as students eagerly receive their grades, and this year's top scorers are revealed.
Hong Kong's Examinations and Assessment Authority said nine boys and three girls received perfect scores of 5** in each of the four core subjects and three electives.
The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority has released the full details for DSE results release day.
Whether you score higher than you thought you would, or don't get the grades you need for your preferred course, don't worry - there are still plenty of options for further study.
The Independent Enquiry Study is often a major source of stress for students who find it time-consuming and confusing.
The programme at Baptist University has more that 47 students fighting for a single spot.
The EDB released “Three useful tools for 710” to make life easier for Form Six students receiving DSE exam results on July 10.
Written exams begin on March 27 and end on May 2, while results release day is scheduled for July 8.