Category Archives: How to Succeed in the IB

Don’t know where to start? Success in the IB is relatively simple if you know how! Here, I give advice on what you need to succeed and how to go about achieving your goals!

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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Unlocking the Power of Struggle

The feeling of struggling through something, anything, is never a good one. Many of us try to avoid this feeling of struggle by refusing to touch whatever it is that is causing us to struggle, or simply by shutting down … Continue reading

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How to get a 45 in the IB

Being a part of that 1% of candidature worldwide that get a 45 every year is supposedly both extremely hard to do and also appears to be very luck driven. However, I believe that if you get the combination right, … Continue reading

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Advice I would give to my past IB self

Here are my top pieces of advice I would give to myself if I had to do the IB again, and perhaps a few things that I wish someone had told me earlier. We all have our regrets over things … Continue reading

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Time Management – managing the IB

If you’re doing the IB, you have probably already realised that it is hectic, and that you are crazy busy. In between doing IAs (all of which seem to be due at the same time), CAS, as well as studying … 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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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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