It’s tempting to mope and sulk about how the mocks went. However, some might be thinking: “how do I learn from my mocks?” Well, that’s a good question to ask! Mocks do serve a real purpose beyond inducing PMSD (post-mock stress disorder). You have a unique opportunity for growth in addition to having neologism as […]
2022 is coming to a close, and Christmas is at your doorstep. You may be excited about the presents others have gotten for you, or you may be excited about that fantastic present you will give someone else. However, you shouldn’t forget about being giving towards yourself—and in that spirit, the best gift you can […]
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! […]
Exam stress sucks. Excuse the bluntness, but as I tested different openers, no words rang as true as those. It sucks. Coping with it starts before you even feel it. However, before we get into all that, allow me to paint a picture to remind you just how bad it can be. You’re sitting at […]
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 […]
Ah yes, the sweet 45. The score everyone dreams of, but no one dares hope for. Some people try their hardest to get juicy grades, while others figure they’d instead pursue other interests. Since you’re reading this blog for advice on doing better in school, you’re probably the former. Regardless of where you find yourself […]
Are you a future IB Graduate? This week, we are picking up from last week, where we shared the first round of anecdotes from successful IB students. They share what they learned on their journey through the IB and what it has made it worth. These students are clear examples that you stand to gain […]
What lies ahead may seem daunting if you are among the many aspiring IB students or even someone in the middle of the d. You have probably heard the horror stories—a million complex IA’s, the terrifying EE, the TOK essay. And this is not even to mention the exams! Amid all this chaos, losing track […]
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 […]
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