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what are you going to read, PPE?
Nope, History

What made you think I had applied for PPE?
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Nope, History

What made you think I had applied for PPE?
i have noticed that many people on this forum has talked about it.
history, that is a good subject i also want to read it at uni
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i have noticed that many people on this forum has talked about it.
history, that is a good subject i also want to read it at uni
Hmmm. well I was thinking about applying for PPE for a while but my disgraceful lack of numeracy ruled me out unfortunatley :P. Where have you applied for uni?
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Hmmm. well I was thinking about applying for PPE for a while but my disgraceful lack of numeracy ruled me out unfortunatley :P. Where have you applied for uni?
i haven't yet, i'm going to take a year off.
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i haven't yet, i'm going to take a year off.
Ah ok. What country do you want to study in?
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Ah ok. What country do you want to study in?
mmm UK, or australia but france would be fun to
have you only applied to uni in uk?
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mmm UK, or australia but france would be fun to
have you only applied to uni in uk?
Yea.... I think I'm going to apply to Trinity in Dublin for History and Philo sometime this week though (the closing date is Saturday :eek:) in case I end up missing my offer.
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As there are a lot of IB Students in this forum I thought i'd make a thread for ppl just to introduce themselves and say what subjects they're studying. This way we can PM each other and help everyone get those top grades! Hee hee

So, if your an IB student plz fill out this questionnare.

[bRia Shrofff
[b][IB 1st or 2nd year?]1st year
[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
-English HL
Psychology HL
Film Studies HL
Math Methods
EVS SL
French Ab inition SL
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[b][Strongest Subjects]English, Psychology
[b][Extended Essay Topic][Not Decided
[b][ToK Essay Question + Presentation]Not decided
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Thanks Sarah
Here I am with the grade boundaries for Anglish A1 HL... I couldnt find it for the Paper 1 essay and the oral commentary though....anyway

Paper 2 Essay (total marks 25) This was for the exam in 2002 by the way...
20-25:7
17-19:6
15-16:5
12-14:4

Worl Lit Assignments (each is worth 20 marks and they combine them for the total grade)
34-40:7
29-33:6
23-28:5
18-22:4

The oral presentation is the same as I had guessed previously....
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what are you going to read, PPE?
I might sound stupid, but what is PPE? :confused:
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I might sound stupid, but what is PPE? :confused:
phil, pol and econ
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(Original post by sarahwhatevver)
Here I am with the grade boundaries for Anglish A1 HL... I couldnt find it for the Paper 1 essay and the oral commentary though....anyway

Paper 2 Essay (total marks 25) This was for the exam in 2002 by the way...
20-25:7
17-19:6
15-16:5
12-14:4

Worl Lit Assignments (each is worth 20 marks and they combine them for the total grade)
34-40:7
29-33:6
23-28:5
18-22:4

The oral presentation is the same as I had guessed previously....
That's not too bad.. but I think I'm on the border-line between 6 & 7
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That's not too bad.. but I think I'm on the border-line between 6 & 7
If it makes you feel any better, I am on the border line for 6/7 too....for the oral presentation at least. Think about it this way, maybe your teacher marks really strict and when they listen to your oral commentary they will raise your score! Always think positive!
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If it makes you feel any better, I am on the border line for of 6/7 too....for the oral presentation at least. Think about it this way, maybe your teacher marks really strict and when they listen to your oral commentary they will raise your score! Always think positive!
thanks!
How do they scale down/up your score??
The worst is I did well in the untaped one but I think I screwed a little in the taped one!!
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thanks!
How do they scale down/up your score??
The worst is I did well in the untaped one but I think I screwed a little in the taped one!!
If the IB people think that your teacher marks too strictly, they raise your marks so that its a fair system. Similarly, if they think that the teacher is marking too leniently, they can lower the score too. But let's not get into that....
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Do they add up your total marks on each paper then or just give you a mark out of 7 on each one?
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For most subjects, the papers are weighted differently. For all the Langauge B subjects, for example, the essay and reading comprehension are worth 80 percent, and orals count for the other 20. For Physics, (at least at standard level) the multiple choice counts for something like 30, the short answer paper counts for 45, and the options count for another 25. Or something like that.

They just add up the scores for all the different subjects to get ur final grade.
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Do they add up your total marks on each paper then or just give you a mark out of 7 on each one?
They add up your total score in one subject and then you are marked from that. What mark a certain number of points will grant is not official , so it matters from year to year. My guess is they adjust it accourding to a standard distribution.
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Yea, that's what I thought. I was just wondering why they bothered to give you a grade out of 7 on each paper then.
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As there are a lot of IB Students in this forum I thought i'd make a thread for ppl just to introduce themselves and say what subjects they're studying. This way we can PM each other and help everyone get those top grades! Hee hee

So, if your an IB student plz fill out this questionnare.

[Name] Hadar Meltzer
[IB 1st or 2nd year?] 2nd year
[Subjects, specify if HL or SL]
- Hebrew Self Taught SL
- English A2 HL
- Economics HL
- Biology HL
- World religions SL
- Math Studies SL
[Strongest Subjects] Math and Hebrew
[Extended Essay Topic] History: The rescuing of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust.
[ToK Essay Question + Presentation]
- Presentation: Is Sexual Orientation entitled to be represented in the UDHR?
- Can we know something that has not yet been proven true?
[Extra Comments]
I am in the USA in the United World College of the American West.
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