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 […]
The long-awaited holiday break is almost upon us. For some of us dwelling in the northern hemisphere, snow has come down, covering the Christmas ornaments that decorate the streets. In this time of glee and gingerbread, it is of utmost importance that we do not become so entranced that we forget all about the IB! […]
It’s (unfortunately) that time of year again, where IB mock exams and target grades start to become a lot more relevant. Today, we’ll run through our top tips of how to get in the right mindset to smash those exams out of the park! Work backwards Step one is of course knowing which mocks you […]
Practice. This is how 19-year-old Asha graduated from the IB in 2021 with a whopping 45 points. She has been teaching chemistry, maths and biology with Lanterna since April. After crushing the IB, she set sail for London and is now amid her biochemistry bachelor’s at UCL, taking the world by storm. Obviously, Asha did […]
This week, I’ll take you through the optimised note taking process! This will turn those useless, confusing sheets of muddled notes in to a life-saver revision resource. To spice it up, I’ll also show you how I combined my note taking with active revision, cementing any information I was learning so that it’s there, in […]
When I started the IB, I worried that I would not manage to do everything in time. My school dumped all this new information on me; I had to think about the EE, and my IA’s, learn new subjects, get to know new people and learn what TOK and CAS are. If any of that sounds familiar, you […]
Congratulations, your first (probably very intense) year of the IB is behind you. You have reached the halfway mark! It is more than likely that you now have a long summer break ahead of you. These weeks can fly by so quickly that you miss the opportunity to prepare for the following year. Considering how […]
Congratulations, you did it. You conquered the beast. After an intense few weeks of what probably felt like non-stop exams with intense preparation, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The IB is now behind you. It is now time to destress after the exams. Post-Exam Blues Some of you might have noticed something strange, […]
Your IB final exams are well underway by this stage, and it’s just the final push before you reach freedom! However, it’s important that you stick with it right to the end. Read on for our expert advice on how to get through the final IB exams. Running out of time? Exam season goes extremely […]
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