Monthly Archives: December 2015

IB vs. HSC – should I do the IB?

The choice between the IB and HSC is often a hard one for students, as it was for me. The two courses are so different: they appear to serve different “types” of students, they have different workload demands, even the individual syllabi … Continue reading

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Choosing Higher Levels – things to think about

Choosing your higher levels is probably one of the most important decisions that you will make. It can make you or break you. Here are some of my tips on choosing your higher levels: Think about how much extra that … Continue reading

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How to get a 7 in SL Biology!

Biology in the IB is probably one of the most content heavy subjects there is, and probably one of the exams that is marked the hardest, simply because its the only way to differentiate between students getting a 6, and those … Continue reading

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How to get a 7 in HL Economics!

Out of all the higher levels that you could choose to take in the IB, I would have to say that Economics is one of the easiest. Getting a 7 in this subject is not hard at all, just follow … Continue reading

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The Power of Building Resilience

The ability to be resilient is a quality that is crucial for success. Resilience is your ability to bounce back from your setbacks, and turn them into successes. It is the ability to see failures as part of a steep learning … Continue reading

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Succeeding in the IB

  So you’ve decided to do the International Baccalaureate, or maybe you’re already halfway into it. Already you are thinking about how you are going to make this “thing” work for you. Ahead of you is placed a series of … Continue reading

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