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EE Research question by Natasja Agermark Hansen

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 […]

The 7 Best IB Hacks!

We all know the IB isn’t easy. With six subjects, innumerable CAS hours and seemingly endless IAs and exams, IB students need some shortcuts! In this blog, we’ve put together some of the Lanterna team’s best IB hacks for tackling all parts of your diploma! The Core Record your CAS reflections – you’ll have to […]

Can I Study Whilst Asleep?

Can I Study Whilst Asleep?

IB students worldwide know the pain of getting less than enough sleep day after day because of studying into the late night. During some of these late nights you must have pondered, “Is there any way of me learning all this while sleeping?” You might have heard rumours that ‘listening to vocabulary while asleep will […]

25 History IA Topic Ideas!

25 History IA Topic Ideas!

Are you about to start your History internal assessment? We know the struggle. One of the most difficult parts about the task is finding a good History IA topic because it feels like you can just write about anything. The IB breaks it down into 7 main different types of topics that you can choose, […]

20 IB Physics IA Topic Ideas!

Choosing where to start with an IA can be the hardest part, and this is definitely true for the Physics IA. We know that our topic has to be somewhat related to the syllabus, but where should we focus? Thankfully, we’ve asked some of our favourite IB graduates for some of the ideas they pursued! […]

30 IB Biology IA Topic Ideas!

Article by Liam Travers Are you struggling with choosing a research question for your IB Biology IA? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Finding a topic is one of the – if not THE – most important part of writing your IA, so we want to make sure that you get it right! Luckily, there’s […]

25 IB Chemistry IA Topic Ideas

We all know that scoring superbly on internal assessments is a great way to boost our IB grades. But how do we get started on a lab report and, crucially, what should we write about? In general, keep in mind that for your Chemistry IA we want to measuring how changing one variable has an […]

50 IB Maths IA Topic Ideas

IB Maths is a struggle for most people going through their diploma. To make matters worse, on top of just doing the dreaded maths exam, we’re also expected to write a Maths IA exploration into a topic of our choice! Where do you even begin such a task? How do you even choose a topic? […]

History IA Help: 5 Tips to Simplify your Task!

Following on from our popular blog about tackling your Science IAs, this week I want to look at the History IA. For those of you studying the beast that is IB History, now is around the time that your teacher may start to introduce the IA task. Whether you’re studying HL or SL, all History […]

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