It’s now November – time for exam preparation!

Really, it was time for revision a while ago if you are a student who is sitting IB Diploma Psychology exams on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th November.  However, a week is long enough to brush up on exam technique and plan to focus your answers effectively on the questions asked rather than writing everything you know about the topics you have studied. Feedback from the May 2014 examiners is a good place to start for tips: Paper 1 Section A (Short-answer questions) Material ...

Engaging with the exams

  It's no use. You can't ignore them, because they are happening next week!  It is time for last minute revision, and it is also time to plan your exam technique.  First - know the dates: your IB Diploma Psychology exams are on Wednesday May 7th (pm) for Paper 1 (HL & SL), and Thursday May 8th (am) for Paper 2 (HL & SL) and Paper 3 (HL only). Secondly, be prepared with several pens (black or blue ink only), a highlighter ...

Writing a history essay

As we enter October many of you may be feeling a bit of anxiety about your essay-writing skills.  If you are a first year History student, you are wondering about how much higher the expectations are for IB students and if you are a second year IB student you are wondering how prepared for the IB examinations you are - especially if you are in the Southern Hemisphere and the IB exams are looming.  Given all of these circumstances I thought it would be ...