Rank your IB subjects in order of difficulty

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    (Original post by Buttercup26)
    How's the philosophy so far? Not many schools have this option, so it'd be interesting to hear your views on the subject
    I know you didn't ask me... but I'm going to tell you what I think anyway :P
    Philosophy was awesome! Easily my favourite IB subject, although it probably helped that I had good teachers as well... and it complimented ToK quite nicely. I'm now doing Philosophy at Cambridge and loving it! Yaay
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    (Original post by XxelliexX)
    why do that to yourself?
    I'll end up dropping English A1 HL to SL after this term anyways. And Spanish B HL is just really easy. (doesn't even feel like an IB subject)
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    Biology SL (spent so much time crying over my IA labs)
    Maths Studies SL (terrible at maths)
    Latin HL (only cos I'm not particularly fond of the Romans)
    Economics SL (so fab)
    English HL (ditto)
    History SL (ditto)
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    (Original post by XxelliexX)
    I know you didn't ask me... but I'm going to tell you what I think anyway :P
    Philosophy was awesome! Easily my favourite IB subject, although it probably helped that I had good teachers as well... and it complimented ToK quite nicely. I'm now doing Philosophy at Cambridge and loving it! Yaay
    I'm sure TOK must have been a breeze then since you did philosophy too And wow, Cambridge! Have fun there
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    (Original post by XxelliexX)
    I know you didn't ask me... but I'm going to tell you what I think anyway :P
    Philosophy was awesome! Easily my favourite IB subject, although it probably helped that I had good teachers as well... and it complimented ToK quite nicely. I'm now doing Philosophy at Cambridge and loving it! Yaay
    Exactly the same with me - by far my favourite subject and I'll definitely be doing it at uni, and it makes TOK so much easier!
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    French B HL (Wish my school offered French A)
    German B SL
    Chemistry HL
    Maths SL
    English A HL
    History SL
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    Great IB procrastination thread right here

    English Literature HL (Most Difficult)
    History HL
    Japanese ab initio SL
    Theatre Arts HL
    Math Studies SL
    ESS SL (Easiest)
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    From the most difficult to the easiest:

    Physics SL
    English A Lang&Lit (definitely the most demanding in terms of work)
    Biology HL
    Maths HL
    Chemistry SL
    Turkish A SL
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    French SL - Hardest
    Biology SL
    Maths Studies SL
    Geography HL
    English Lit HL
    History HL - Easiest
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    Philosophy HL (Hard but still enjoy it!)
    Maths Studies SL (SO bad at maths...)
    English Lit HL
    Biology SL
    French HL
    Spanish SL
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    English a lit&lang sl (hardest)

    business management sl // math hl // spanish abinitio sl (tie)

    biology hl // chemistry hl (tie) (easiest)
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    Chemistry SL (hardest, because I have an awful teacher)
    Maths SL (Would definitely prefer to do studies)
    History HL
    English HL
    Italian Ab Initio
    French B HL (Easiest, but I live in France so I speak good French)
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    This year:
    Math HL
    Physics HL
    History of the Americas HL
    English A HL

    Last year:
    Visual Art SL
    Spanish B SL
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    I've finished now, so with hindsight:

    Psychology HL (hardest) - A huge amount of memorisation, unpredictable marking, and requires very decent essay-writing skills.
    Biology SL - Plenty of memorisation.
    Maths SL
    French HL - I find studying for French very easy as it's so passive: just expose yourself to as much French as possible. But I think your level of it has to be rather high to do well.
    Economics HL - a very straightforward subject.
    English SL (easiest) - the marking is quite unpredictable, though.
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    English Lit HL
    History HL
    ESS SL
    Psychology HL
    Math Studies
    French ab
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    Ranked from most difficult to least difficult:
    1 (hardest) Biology SL
    2 Math Studies SL
    3 English Land and Lit HL
    4 Business and Management HL
    5 History HL (I'm bias because it's my favorite)
    6 (easiest) Arabic Lang B SL
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    Chemistry HL
    History HL
    English HL
    Math SL
    Biology HL
    Spanish ab initio

    I think it's the essays that stress me out
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    English HL
    Maths SL :mad:
    Economics HL
    History HL
    DT SL
    Chinese B SL
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    English Lit HL (Hardest)
    Maths SL
    Business Management HL
    Economics HL
    ESAS SL
    French SL (Easiest)

    I would have taken Computer Science HL in place of ESAS SL and shifted English Lit to SL. However, Computer Science is not offered in my school.

    Unfortunate
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    English HL
    Psychology SL
    French HL
    Biology SL
    Maths studies :P
    History HL
 
 
 
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