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The top Science IA tips from expert tutors - Lanterna Education

Quick Tips to Get a 7 In Your Science IA’s

Ah, yes, IB’s infamous Science Internal Assessments (IAs). Either you love the Science IAs, or you hate them. Regardless of your feelings about them, you must write them, and since they usually make up around 20% of your mark, they are worth doing well.  In this post, I will gather tips and tricks for the […]

Things to remember before writing the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams - Lanterna Education

Important Things to Remember Before Writing Your IB Exams

With the International Baccalaureate exams coming up, it’s only natural that you and all the other IB diploma students around the world would head to the internet to look for expert advice on the best ways to prepare for these lengthy examinations or search for tips that will set you up for success before you […]

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How to Prepare for the IB Maths Exams

The IB maths exams are intense. They are 3 to 5 hours of intense focus, confusion and tears. This year (2023), they start May 8th, which is about a month away at the time of writing. Yikes! This post is divided into the first parts. In the first half, I’ll share some tips and tricks […]

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EE Research Question: 5 Tips to get an A

Do you struggle with figuring out your EE research question? It is the backbone of your essay, after all. This one question will dictate everything else you will write. So, there is a lot of pressure to get it right! Like most other IB students, I struggled to articulate my research question. Finding the right […]

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Planning for exams: 5 common mistakes students make

An anonymous guest author wrote this post… Do you need some expert advice to help in the planning of your exam revision? Experience is one of the best teachers, but the rules don’t say you have to experience something to learn from it! Learning from other students’ mistakes is still extremely valuable. Understanding others’ failures […]

History IA Good Research Question by Natasja Agermark Hansen

Finding a Good Research Question for the History IA

Written by Jay Ayliffe, history tutor at Lanterna and author of Lanterna’s History IA Guide The History Internal Assessment requires students to investigate a historical topic of their choice. This means you could write about potentially anything, as long as it’s not about an event from the last ten years. This gives you an incredible […]

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5 Free Apps for Exam Revision

As much as teachers and parents like to tell you to stay away from your screens, particularly your phone, we mustn’t forget that they can be powerful revision tools. Making the most out of your electronic study buddies can be the difference between barely passing and comfortably cruising through the exams. Okay, I have yet […]

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