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IB and Preparing for University!

Studies have shown that IB graduates perform better across the board when it comes to university. Skills like independent learning, time management, critical thinking skills and research skills (referencing included!) are all bonuses of the IB in making that leap … Continue reading

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10 IB SURVIVAL TIPS

Okay, I thought that instead of faffing around on this site and posting snippets of tips in different articles, I would get down to the point. From IB experience, here are the 10 IB survival tips that I believe are … Continue reading

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Recovering after (mock) exams

Preparation is one thing, recovery is a totally different story. I remember some of the toughest periods during my IB time was not before or during exams, but after exams. It was excruciating to sit in class and be force … Continue reading

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Contact Me – Ask a Question!

As an IB student I knew how hard it is at times to find the right person to ask questions about IB-related decisions. I thought I would leave this page here as a way for you IB-ers to leave questions and … Continue reading

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Acing the French Individual Oral

The French Individual Oral can be scary. For me, it came 2nd on my list of scariest IAs. But never fear, because even if you have never been on exchange, do not like your language B and just do not have a … Continue reading

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Preparing for the English IOC

Of all the IAs that one could possibly do, I will testify to the fact that the IOC was the scariest for me. Yes. Worse than the French Individual Oral. The IOC is split into two parts – a presentation … Continue reading

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5 Effective IB Study Methods

Here are 5 study methods I used during the IB that were very effective for me. Not all of them will work for you, so try them out early on, so you know exactly what you need to do come … Continue reading

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How to stop procrastinating – an essential IB skill

So you’ve read my Time Management post and you’re thinking that planning and getting on top of all your work seems like a pretty swell idea…but you have one major problem left: procrastination. It is one thing to plan and be … Continue reading

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Maximising your IB Score – must knows and dos!

When I got to Year 12, everything got real. This is where I can finally act upon my word, get the 7s in the subjects that I plan to, get a 3 pointer for TOK and EE, and land on … Continue reading

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How to write an excellent IB Biology Lab Report: a step by step guide

Your Biology IA is one of the best ways to boost your final score, especially if your on the upper boundary of a lower grade. Literally, it could push you up a grade. Here’s how to write one (in its … Continue reading

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