The Extended Essay (EE) in Business Management

Written by: Sophie M. Let’s start off with the basics… The extended essay is an independent piece of research. 4,000-word paper. Students are required to have three mandatory reflection sessions with their supervisors. The final session, a concluding interview, is also known as viva voce (oral presentation) The score a student receives relates to a […]

How to Achieve Success in IB Exams

Written by: Birgitte J. Your teacher will tell you to start early, and we concur! The IB Programme is a 2-year curriculum accumulating in two to three externally assessed exams in each course. The externally assessed exams are conducted at the end of the two years in May or November, depending on which hemisphere your […]

How to stay motivated in the IB

Written By Ranjika B. As the year approaches its end, DP students get closer to their dreaded EE, TOK and IA submissions, and mocks, they are likely to find themselves losing motivation. If this sounds familiar, remember: you’re not alone! It is completely normal to feel anxious, unmotivated and overwhelmed. Please do not feel unworthy […]

How to Write a college application essay

Written By Corinna Mansfield.  Don’t worry about your college application essay – you’ve got this! Writing a college application essay can be a daunting task. Have no fear — we are here to help! Congratulations! You’ve made it through secondary school! The hard part is over. Writing your college application essay doesn’t need to be […]

Things No One Will Tell You about What to Expect at University: Part II

Written By Rashi S. Socialize  Depending on which university you go to, your class size will either be small or big. In either case, it is vital especially in your first year of university for you to put yourself out there to meet new people. Sign-up for your freshmen university introduction week. Go to social […]

Things No One Will Tell You about What to Expect at University: Part I

Written By Rashi S. Independent Living  Depending on which country your university is located in or the university itself, you will either have on-campus accommodation or not or you may even continue to live with your parents. For those who are pursuing their further education away from home, it is common for universities to provide […]