The Ivy League includes eight of America’s most prestigious universities. Applying to these schools requires diligence and determination. For those who are successful, the accomplishment is surely one to be proud of. Nevertheless, applying to the Ivy League is not for everyone. There are countless other schools in the United States that offer a quality […]
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US colleges emphasize a holistic approach to admissions, meaning that they are trying to look at applicants as more than just GPAs and standardized test scores. In addition to application essays and letters of recommendations, some colleges also require (or suggest) that students sit for an interview. The interview is an important part of the […]
Both are pre-university qualifications for the 16-18 age group (years 12-13; grades 11-12), offer a large range of subjects, and are examined with a mix of exams, coursework and internal assessments. There are, however, numerous differences between the two programmes. If you ask IB online tutors, they will share the following differences, How many subjects […]
The IB mathematics curriculum has just gotten a makeover. Two new IB math courses are being rolled out this year to replace the existing four courses. These two courses, IB Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches (SL/HL) and IB Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation (SL/HL), cover a wide range of topics from geometry to calculus. If you are […]
IGCSE English Language and IGCSE English Literature are two of the most widely taken courses in the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum. However, unlike IGCSE math, IGCSE physics, and other courses, there isn’t a set of facts or data to be memorised for IGCSE English. This can make it difficult for students to design study plans, which […]