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1st yr....

Courses:
math studies SL
french SL
psychology SL
biology HL
euro history HL
english A HL

Strongest Subjects: History

EE Topic: Mythology or Fairy Tales----have not picked it yet

ToK Essay + Presentation:
Presentation: The Modernization of Fairy Tales
Essay: Topic 1..opinion, knowledge, and propaganda...(please help!!!)

Yawn...im in bio now and they are explaining project 4... any one have any interesting ideas about the enviroment.....I live in south florida
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Dave
2nd year IB

European History HL
Chemistry HL
English A1 HL
Music SL
German ab.
Math SL

Strongest Subjects are history and english... I can BS all day :p:
EE topic was... ummm... i cant remember :confused: OH ok now i remember... To what extent were the German people involved in the persicution of the Jews in Germany... or something along those lines.
ToK question and presentation escape me totally... i'll post it another time :p:

I really shouldn't be in IB... I'm a lazy student who drinks too often and isn't smart enough to do anything.
Hi to everyone
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Hi, new member here
Name: Se Hayoung Oh
2nd Year IB
Mathematics HL
Physics HL
Chemistry HL
Spanish A1 SL
English A1 SL
Geography SL

EE, CAS, TOK: all done. can't be bothered to recall it
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For all of you taking Chemistry SL, what are your options? I'm only in first year, but we're deciding our options topics for next year. Our class is definately doing Environmental Chemistry, but for the second option our choices are: Higher Physical Organic Chemistry, Human Biochemistry, or Fuels and Energy. All seem relatively easy, but does anyone have any suggestions?
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I am 2nd year Chemistry HL, and I personally don't recommend Organic or Biochemistry. Those have been definitely the topics I have most struggled in, but then again, that doesn't by any means imply that it'll be the case for you
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Basically, if you don't enjoy memorising a lot of stuff, avoid organic or biochemistry (if possible)
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[Name] M
[IB 1st or 2nd year?] starting next yr
[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
-MathsHL
-Biology HL
-ChemistryHL
-English SL
-Geography SL
-German
[Strongest Subjects]
-alll of them-I would like to think science cos that's what I want to do
[Extended Essay Topic]
probably chem or biology
[Extra Comments]
Eeek cambridge offers are now veering towards 41/2- don't they know 7,7,7 is WAAAAAY harder than 3 As at Alevel?
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madziakowalski
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It depend how long the IB has been running.

My school currently has only 20 students (1&2) for IB and hopefully for me next year this will stay the same! I'm really looking forward to the small classes-esp. for maths higher- only 2 people in 1 class for yr 13. If it was AS or A2 the school wouldnt b able to run a subject if only 5 or less wanted to do it but with the IB they get extra funding-I might b the only one doing german next year -but that means I won't b able to sleep in lessons-damn!
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hii my names reena and i live in canada...heres a little info on mee:

im in 1st yr IB

Courses:
math methods SL
french SL
chemistry SL
biology HL
world history HL
english A HL

Strongest Subjects: Math + History

EE Topic: Factors that lead to the Canadian Confederation (the formation of Canada)

ToK Essay + Presentation:
Presentation: Dont know yet
Essay: Topic 1..opinion, knowledge, and propaganda...(feel free to helppp!!!)
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Name] Rozana
[IB 1st or 2nd year?] 2nd year and 3 weeks left!!!
[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
-english A1 HL
-swedish A1 HL
-math methods
-biology HL
-chemistry HL
-economics SL
[Strongest Subjects]ENGLISH and i think biology
[Extended Essay Topic]The extent to which emotional and behavioural changes can be related to the menstrual cycle viewed from the perspective of menstrual hormonal changes
[ToK Essay Question + Presentation] -”For some people science is the supreme form of all knowledge. Is this view reasonable or does it involve a misunderstanding of science or of knowledge?”
-When we listen to Michael Jackson or Mozart, do we learn anything?

[Extra Comments]
I NEED PAST EXAM PAPERS!! ESPECIALLY ECONOMICS SL AND BIOLOGY HL! CAN SOMEONE SEND ME SOME??THANKS
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Ummm, right I've got a question about the Extended Essay. I've got to write my introduction and my teacher says you should add the reason why you chose that spcific topic. After that, she showed me a sample where the student literally wrote "I was interested in this topic because" and another one with "this topic appealed to me because", I thought both were rather childish and didn't really think you were supposed to include yourself so directly in your essay. Then she said that both essays had gotten top marks. I wrote something a little more impersonal/formal... but now I'm not sure if I should've done it the other way, she hasn't given me feedback yet. What did most of you do? Did you make it more impersonal or did you actually include 'I' in your essays?
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(Original post by Natalie Lane)
Ummm, right I've got a question about the Extended Essay. I've got to write my introduction and my teacher says you should add the reason why you chose that spcific topic. . . . What did most of you do? Did you make it more impersonal or did you actually include 'I' in your essays?
You should justify why the topic you have chosen is worth studying. Not necessarily why you have chosen the topic.

Including 'I' in an arts/literature essay would probably be acceptable (although not necessary). In a maths/science essay it would be just awkward.
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Hi guys! I'm new here and i thought that was a good introductory post

[Name] Sapphire of Nada

[IB 1st or 2nd year?] 2nd :eek:

[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
-English B1 (HL)
-Modern Greek A1 (HL)
-Economics (HL)
-History (HL)
-Math Methods
-Physics

[Strongest Subjects]
Greek Literature, English (ok, it's easy as hell)

[Extended Essay Topic]
Plato's critisism of poetry in the Republic X (waiting for an A)

[ToK Essay Question + Presentation]
Prescribed title 1: For some people science is the supreme form of all knowledge. Is this view reasonable or does it involve a misunderstanding of science or of knowledge? (i will probably get an A)
Presentation: Something about ethics (it was quite crappy but i got a 16 out of 20)

[History internal assessment topic]
Why did the Jewish community in Ioannina, Greece experience a Holocaust in March 1944 in such a great scale?

[Extra Comments]
If my school offered more subjects, i would have gotten Anthropology and World Religions, as well as Spanish ab initio. But... :mad:

[Univ Offers]
For Social Anthropology:
UCL: 35, 17 in Highers, 5 in english and 4 math (HURRAY!!! firm choice) :p:
SOAS: 36 (too bad i cant keep that as an insurance)
Durham: 17 in highers (insurance)
Manchester: 32
LSE: rejection (don't give a damn, didnt like them)
Goldsmiths: 30

Nice to meet u all
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Hi guys! I'm new here and i thought that was a good introductory post
oh hello amd welcome :tsr:
btw you're from Greece? cool
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Thanks monii for the welcome, yes, i'm from greece :cool:


Good luck with your studying, to all IB2s out there (me included )

:tsr: Viva la IB (Irreversible Blow, Infinite Burden, Irresistable Bacon)
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Thanks monii for the welcome, yes, i'm from greece :cool:


Good luck with your studying, to all IB2s out there (me included )

:tsr: Viva la IB (Irreversible Blow, Infinite Burden, Irresistable Bacon)

actually i'm in IB1 yet
anyway, which part of greece?
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Athensssssssssssssss. (boring, eh?)
Where r u?
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You should justify why the topic you have chosen is worth studying. Not necessarily why you have chosen the topic.

Including 'I' in an arts/literature essay would probably be acceptable (although not necessary). In a maths/science essay it would be just awkward.
thanks
I'm doing it for History and have handed in my introduction, I'll see what she thinks of it... it's kind of a random topic though, I'm not much into factual history so I picked a very subjective theme which makes it hard to explain why exactly it's so interesting since I can't give actual evidence that it influenced the future or something of the sort...
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[Name]
Chris
[IB 1st or 2nd year?]
1st year
[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
- Polish A1 (HL)
- English A2 (HL)
- History (HL)
- Math (HL)
- Geography (SL)
- Biology (SL)
[Strongest Subjects]
Polish, Math, Computer Science
[Extended Essay Topic]
English Literature - Selectivity of Media
[ToK Essay Question + Presentation]
STH about Media
[Extra Comments]
I hate IB
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(Original post by Natalie Lane)
thanks
I'm doing it for History and have handed in my introduction, I'll see what she thinks of it...
Oh God how I wish i hadn't chosen history for my EE. ENGLISH IS THE WAY TO GOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! One source... the novel :p: history was a pain.
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