This post is a follow up to my previous tongue-in-cheek guide on how to get 45 points on the IB. If you're a student reading this hoping for a magic short-cut to getting a 45, I'll ruin the ending now - there isn't one. Put your phone / laptop down and do some work.
Lawrence January, 2019
Alan is an experienced tutor specialising in A-level, GCSE and IB tuition in Mathematics and Physics. Here he offers some suggestions on how to keep your teenager motivated and some specific advice in studying mathematics and physics.
Alan November, 2018
In this blog, Maggie will discuss the importance of regular language revision - even when school is out for the summer. She will give some tips on how to implement language revision throughout your summer break in a fun, quick and easy way.
Maggie August, 2018
The Internal Assessment has been a compulsory part of the IB Diploma Geography course for both Standard and Higher Level (SL and HL) for some time now, and the introduction of the new syllabus for exams in 2019 continues the IA as a key feature of IB Geography. In this blog, David demystifies the IA and gives you his top tips for success.
When you write an essay or answer an exam question, it’s not enough merely to know the answer. Knowing the answer is certainly important, but you also have to be able to write the answer down in a way that will convince the examiner that you know the answer. Most people find this difficult. Follow these top tips for success.
John September, 2017
In this blog, Calum explores the presentation component of the IB's Theory of Knowledge assessment. He gives a detailed overview of the format, outlines the importance of including real-life situations, and offers a helpful guide to choosing the perfect real-life situation to make an excellent presentation.
Calum September, 2017
In this blog, Anna outlines the initial steps to choosing an IB History Extended Essay topic and question as well as how to approach the planning process.
Anna August, 2017
In this blog, Sarah looks at the reasons for and implications of choosing to take either Mathematics Standard Level or Mathematical Studies for the IB. These should help you decide which subject is the best for you and your university prospects as well as the number of points you can achieve on results day.
Sarah August, 2017
The Paper 1 Commentary requires a unique set of essay writing skills, particularly given the tight time constraints. Read Tim's top tips to ensure that you are adhering to the strict criteria. Many of these have been compiled from previous marking experience!