One of the classes at my school is studying The Fault in Our Stars in English I am so jealous.
"omg im so tired i only got 7 hours of sleep last night"
Well, now we know officially what subject we have for EE.
I got English. I mean, I’d rather have Chemistry, but I’ll make it work. I like English as well.
Wait you don’t get to choose? Are teachers even allowed to assign subjects for the EE?
We had to make posters for an upcoming bake sale and my friend made these.
So we’re studying the cold war in History and my friend decided to make this meme….
Well, only you can tell if the full or partial program is best for you. How many courses are you thinking about taking if you take partial? I’m not sure how it works where you live, but here if you’re partial you have to pay a separate registration fee for each IB course you take, as opposed to one registration fee if you take full. If cost is a concern for you this might influence your decision.
I would suggest taking the diploma program at first and see how that goes, and see if you can handle the full course load. If it gets to be too much and overwhelming (though every IB student is going to feel this way at one point or multiple times through the course) then drop to partial if you feel like this is the best decision. But remember that there WILL be times that you want to drop to partial, I almost guarantee it. Make sure that this is the decision that you’re sure is best. On the plus side, the heavy course load and advanced material is really good preparation for university and lessens the shock of university a bit, since we’re used to completing many assignments in a short time frame. But remember that although IB looks great on a university application and has many benefits, but it’s not worth killing yourself over. There’s a reason that in my school there are usually around 9 full IB graduates from a starting group of like 40 in pre-IB. Do what you feel is best for you, and try to have fun along the way :)
Whether or not you take the full or partial program, remember to not leave assignments to the night before. (Something I, along with many others, are guilty of. Oops) Procrastinating is probably the number one cause of stress in the IB program, so lessening the procrastination lessens stress. Take good notes, pay attention in class, ask questions if you don’t understand anything and try and review your notes a little bit each night so you’re not forced to cram everything the night or two before.
Does anyone else have anything else they can add?