Five things things you must do before IB results day

international students

With exams over, now's the time to get set for results

Whew! IB exams are finally finished, but it's not over just yet. 

If you're wondering about what happens on results day don't worry – The Student Room has everything to help you get your head around it. Here are the five things you need to do before results day.

1. Read our step-by-step guide to IB results day

Things can move fast on results day, so make sure you know what to do in advance. Our guide clearly explains everything you need to know. Keep it to hand so that you’ll be prepared whatever happens.

Read our step-by-step guide to IB results day.

2. Get involved in the results-day discussion thread

Last year nearly 42,000 students read the official IB results day discussion thread. This is a great place to get answers to common questions as well as ask your own. 

The IB community is lovely, so come and offer others support and encouragement. 

3. Get your head around remarks and resits

Exam didn't go as well as you hoped? Need a remark or a resit? Our community has written a complete guide so you understand how the system works and can work out which option is best for you.

Read our guide to IB remarks and resits.

4. Sign up for Clearing emails

If you don't make your offers don't worry - it doesn't mean you need to give up on going to university. Our guide to Clearing has everything you need to know about the process. 

Read our guide to Clearing.

If you think you’re going to be in Clearing or Adjustment, then sign up for our emails. You'll hear directly from universities which have course availability for the subjects you're interested in. 

Sign up to Clearing alert emails.

5. Read our guides to get ready for uni

If everything goes to plan, then you'll get your place at uni confirmed. Congratulations! To prepare, have a read through the guide to being ready for uni to get yourself prepped and, before you start packing, check out the mega list of what to take to university.

Go back to the International Baccalaureate results hub.

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