Studying for IGCSE or IB exams can seem like an overwhelming task. But with good study habits, learning can be routine and easy. The first and most important element is to establish a timetable for your revision plan. You need to review the syllabus and divide the course content you are responsible for according to […]
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As testing season begins, both parents and students may be feeling nervous. A few simple strategies can calm nerves, ensure preparation, and make for a successful testing experience. Starting early on preparation is key to feeling calm and in control on test day and making sure you have a good grasp of all the content […]
These days, it may seem like you need to be Leonardo Da Vinci to get into a top college; gifted academically, but also artistic, musical, and with a hundred other hobbies and accomplishments. Anxiety over the pressure to fill up resumes with an impressive roster of extracurricular and leadership activities may cause students (and worried […]
The IB English Literature syllabus can be difficult to understand. Here’s a rough breakdown of what it requires: Read! You will be required to study 9 or 13 works, depending on whether you are doing SL or HL. Some will have to be translated works, while others will be written originally in English. They will […]
IGCSE Biology requires you to master a variety of different question styles, including multiple choice, short answer, and more extensive open-ended responses. You will need to perform calculations, show diagrams such as Punnett squares, and interpret graphs. This can all seem extremely daunting, but with a careful, organised and targeted revision strategy (and the help […]