## Where can I get ib past papers?

you can buy past papers from IB store ( cost some $ 120 for a whole set) search them online and via some torrented website gather them.

## Is IB Math SL hard?

But SL Maths can be really hard not because of the content, but the weightings of the assessment. With it’s usually high cutoff’s for a 7, (approx 80–84%), it can be very difficult to get the highest 7 band because of the following reason: Low mark on your Exploration (worth 20% of final grade)

**Is IB Math SL equivalent to calculus?**

Thus, IB Math SL covers all of AP Calculus AB’s content as well as additional IB-specific content. US schools segregate mathematics in multiple fields (i.e. algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, etc.) and each year’s math course covers a single field of mathematics.

### Is IB Math Studies easy?

In comparison to other other math, It’s extremely easy. Essentially it’s foundation and slightly building up on it overtime. You vaguely go over the basics from Alg I to some very specific Calc and study that for the papers.

### What is IB Math Studies equivalent to?

IB Math Studies SL (50 minute class) 11th or 12th Grade Projects may take the form of mathematical modeling, investigations, applications, and statistical surveys. This course material is equivalent to a high school pre-calculus course.

**What does IB Math Studies cover?**

The Mathematical Studies SL course “is designed to build confidence and encourage an appreciation of mathematics in students” who do not expect mathematics to be a major component of their university studies. Its curriculum consists of the following topics: Numbers and algebra. Sets, logic, and probability.

## Is IB maths harder than a level?

Thanks Bondgirl, His Maths teacher has now confirmed that the IB higher Maths is harder than A level Maths. I didn’t expect an answer at the weekend, though! So, in theory, universities should adjust their requirements accordingly.

## Is IB harder than AP?

To get an IB diploma, you have to take at least three higher-level courses. IB higher level is, at some high schools, considered harder than AP. Most colleges give credit for AP exams and higher-level IB exams, but not all give credit for standard-level IB exams.

**How hard is the IB program?**

You will also need to write an Extended Essay (EE), participate in Theory of Knowledge (ToK) and indulge in Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS). IB is one of the most demanding courses that one can attend for their high school. The intensity of IB is one of the factors which makes it appear ‘difficult’.

### Is IB really worth it?

IB is not worth it. But really MYP is basically IB for 6th-9th graders. Plus it is more preparing and effective as doing middle years AND IB since there is a consistency of rigorous course work. So in all IB is actually harder than in AP, as some of my students have also admitted.

### Is IB a waste of time?

The International Baccalaureate Diploma, aka the IB Diploma, is a two year program offered at Northern as well as other schools all around the world that offers a higher, more challenging education. The IB Diploma is a colossal waste of time and causes extreme unnecessary stress that disrupts your years as a teenager.

**Does Harvard accept IB?**

The short answer is that Harvard does take IB scores into consideration. However, it is important for IB students to score at least 38 points and above if they are aiming for an ivy league school. Additionally, competitive universities like Harvard emphasize higher level (HL) IB subjects.

## Is IB really that bad?

The IB is not for everyone. US colleges may value the IB, but that doesn’t mean you can rock up and expect to get in with poor grades. Put it this way: you have a much better chance of getting accepted into a top-ranked university if you do really well in your school curriculum than if you do “just okay” in the IB.

## Is IB the hardest?

It’s good advice to tell students to look at various factors before choosing, but statistically, IB History is the hardest of the popular subjects to get a 7 in, much harder than any of the hard sciences and maths…at least according to the annual scores in the bulletin.

**Do universities prefer A levels or IB?**

Do universities like the IB? Universities respect both the IB and A levels as academically challenging qualifications, so generally speaking it doesn’t matter which you have as long as you’ve studied the right subjects at the right level.

### What is the easiest IB subject?

Which Courses Should You Take for the EASIEST IB Diploma?

- Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature. English A Language & Literature SL – Average Score: 5.09.
- Group 2: Language Acquisition. Spanish B HL – Average Score: 5.32.
- Group 3: Individuals and Societies. Economics HL – Average Score: 5.09.

### What are the most prestigious IB subjects?

Of the more popular choices, Geography students perform best at HL, with a mean grade of 5.21, followed by Economics at 5.09. At SL, Economics students have the highest average (4.57). The most popular social sciences are History, Economics, Psychology and Geography.

**Is IB harder than college?**

Material wise, “college” is only slightly more difficult in terms of depth and complexity. In terms of worldoad, as /u/tony18rox said, IB is definitely harder. In terms of difficulty, I was told in school that IB would be harder than first year uni in any programme apart from medicine and engineering.

## How hard is it to get a 7 in IB?

Economics appears to be the easiest subject to get a 7 in. It has the highest proportion of students achieving 7s in SL and HL and has a particularly high mean grade. History, the other popular option, appears to be much more difficult, with only 4% achieving 7s at SL and only 7% achieving 7s at HL.

## Is IB harder than VCE?

You will hear a lot of people say that the IB program is much harder than the VCE program. The IB program exams you based off 2 years of content. This means that anything you learn from the first week of year 11 all the way until the last week of year 12 can be examined upon.

**Does IB help get into Ivy League?**

The IB Diploma Program is well known in the US, where it’s unofficially accepted as a “college standard” curriculum. An IBO survey showed that the acceptance rate of IB students into Ivy League universities is up to 18% higher than the total population acceptance rate.

### What are the benefits of IB?

10 Benefits of an IB Diploma

- High Acceptance Rate. Students holding an IB diploma have higher university and college acceptance rates than applicants who have studied under other boards.
- Increased Scholarship Opportunities.
- Interdisciplinary Teaching.
- Lifelong Learning.
- Teacher Development.
- Risk Takers.
- Knowledgeable.
- Liberal Minded.

### How do I survive IB junior year?

10 Tips to Survive the IB

- Complete your CAS as early as possible.
- Get the Extended Essay done early.
- Take advantage of your ToK lessons.
- Have folders and dividers for every subject.
- Do any homework the day you get it.
- Use highlighters to show definitions clearly.
- Make effective revision materials after every topic.

**What happens if you fail IB exams?**

If a student fails an IB exam, he/she may retake it the next year. A student who has already graduated from high school by that time may return to the high school campus for the next year’s testing session. If a student has failed an exam at the end of grade 11, he/she may retake the exam in May of grade 12.

## Can you get kicked out of the IB program?

Since enrollment in the IB Program is a privilege, IB students are held to a higher disciplinary standard. Repeated misconduct (or a single egregious infraction) may result in the student’s removal from the program.

## Why is IB so expensive?

However, there are many reasons why IB is considered more expensive than other educational programs. IB schools are growing rapidly across India. Hence, counselors suggest parents to choose schools with proper track record in placements and offering programmes.