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Exam Advice

 


Facing IB exams with confidence

So, your son, daughter or ward will be taking the IB exams either this year or next year. What can you do to help him/her face the challenge with confidence? 

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Revise Review Remember

In case you haven’t already done some of the following, OSC is passing on to you a few tips that have helped IB students in past years. Bring order to your revision process.

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Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

Known as the magic 5 P’s of success, Proper Planning can really Prevent Poor Performance. Using this acronym throughout your IB Diploma will remind you of the importance of planning and provide you will the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in your IB Diploma studies.

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Revising English A and Language B subjects

Schools have many theories as to why English A grades are – in general – lower than those for other Language A subjects. Here at OSC, we are less likely to wonder why and more likely to be offering courses to help English A students improve their grades.

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Five Top Physics tips

Layla Moran, an OSC Academic Manager and IB Maths and Physics teacher, imparts her advice by giving you her top five Physics tips to help you get through your exams.

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Five Top Maths tips

Layla Moran, an OSC Academic Manager and IB Maths and Physics teacher, imparts her top five Maths tips to help you get through your exams.

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Magical Revision Tip #1

Know what the problem is.

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Magical Revision Tip #2

When do you get on with it?

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Magical Revision Tip #3

So how do I, like, do revision?

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Magical Revision Tip #4

Remembering big wodges of stuff.

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Preparing for the IB

 


Before you start the IB, think about your University choices

You may think it’s  too early to start thinking of what you want to study in university before you have even embarked on your IB Diploma adventure, but it may be a good idea to take a look at the following information.

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Choosing your IB subjects

If you are in the year before starting your IB Diploma, your family and school will have started to get you to think about what subjects you should take for the IB Diploma. How should you decide?

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The IB climb

So, your son, daughter or ward will be taking IB exams next year. What can you do to help them face the challenge with confidence? The following represent some tips that we have found useful… In them, we’ve represented your “young person” as “Sam” – mainly because writing “son, daughter or ward” takes up more space.

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Planning for IB success

OSC’s resident IB expert Layla Moran imparts her wisdom on planning for IB success. As an experienced IB Maths and Physics teacher, Layla knows what it takes to succeed in the IB Diploma Programme.

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Extended Essay Advice

 


Extended Essay Research

Researching for your Extended Essay can be rather challenging - learn the best way to proceed from an IB expert!

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The summer of the Extended Essay

The Extended Essay might seem like a chore or something you will put to the back of your mind over summer. But, it will very easily pile on top of you, one thing you really do not want. Get some advice.

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Looking after you

 

Why we need sleep

It’s obvious: we all need sleep, from teenagers to teachers. Recent studies, however, suggest that the teenage brain needs more sleep than most because it is still developing. Unfortunately, due to a number of reasons, teenagers the world over – particularly those doing the IBDP – are notoriously sleep-deprived. But what can we do?

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Engage your brain... use it or lose it!

Rosanna Montalbano, OSC’s IB expert, has been finding out some fascinating realities about the adolescent brain. She has summarised her findings, giving you four interesting facts and six tips to ensure your brain is engaged during studying.

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An IB student's New Year's resolution

The New Year is always one of the most difficult times to be an IBDP student, particularly those in IB2 as many will be thinking ahead to mock exams and the year ahead. Here are some top tips for balancing studying, school and family and avoiding the guilt of not meeting your own expectations for success. Here are some top tips.

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What to do if your IB results are below expectations

So you've got your results and they aren't what you expected. What's the next step?

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