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25 Unique EE Ideas

The extended essay is possibly the most exciting part of the IB. You get to fully nerd out on a subject that fascinates you. The endless possibilities could leave you in a state of choice paralysis! Because of that, we have thrown out a list of 25 unique EE ideas as a lifeline, so you do […]

Extended Essay Tips from Grads Who Got an A

Getting an A on your Extended Essay certainly isn’t easy, but it is possible! In this article we’re giving you the insider knowledge on how to get an A, from IB grads who did. We’ve asked our tutors for their best tips and consolidated them for you! Tip 1: Start early!  You’ve probably heard this […]

How to Write an Extended Essay Proposal – Part 2

This week we’re continuing our “How to Write an Extended Essay Proposal” series. Check out the first part of this series here for a rundown of the different sections that your proposal should include. Here we’ll take a look at a few common problems people encounter when writing their proposal.  Problem 1: “I don’t have […]

How to Write an Extended Essay Proposal

The first ‘official’ step in the Extended Essay process is often writing a proposal. This can seem intimidating at first, but it’s a really helpful thing to write. It’s a great way to get an overview of the steps along the EE journey and it helps you get started – which can be one of […]

What is the Extended Essay?

What is the Extended Essay?

If you’re in your first year of the Diploma Programme, chances are you’re starting to hear a lot more about the Extended Essay from your teachers. This project is a quintessential part of the IB and many students find it intimidating at first! Here we’ll give you an overview of what the Extended Essay is […]

How to Finish Your Extended Essay Over Summer!

How to Finish Your Extended Essay Over Summer!

Completing their extended essay before they begin DP2 is the dream of most IB students. In reality, however, few achieve it.  In this blog, we’ll explore how to finish your extended essay over summer without feeling overwhelmed! Part 1: Get Some Rest! Don’t forget that the reason you have a summer break is to take […]

100 IB Extended Essay Topic Ideas!

One of the biggest keys to the Extended Essay is choosing which subject you want to write your work in and developing that crucial research question. Read on to find inspiration for blog topics across a wide range of subjects. Extended Essay: The Love/Hate aspect of the IB Coming up with that idea and research […]

The Extended Essay Step-by-Step Guide 7: Refine your Draft

If you’ve completed a full draft of your Extended Essay, congratulations! But the fun doesn’t end here. If you’re looking for that A grade in your EE, then the most important stage is yet to come. Editing and refining your Extended Essay draft is a crucial task. So this week’s blog is going to help […]

The Extended Essay Step-by-Step Guide

From setting the research question to submitting the Extended Essay, here is an easy-to-follow guide for IB EE students to follow, along with personal anecdotes with tips to apply critical thinking techniques and find success. Before I started the IB, the thing I was most worried about was the extended essay. I’m pretty sure the […]

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