Whether you need help with science, math, English, social science, or more, we've got you covered. The IB Extended Essay (or EE) is a 4,000 word structured mini-thesis that you write under the supervision of an advisor (an IB teacher at your school), which counts towards your IB Diploma (to learn about all of the IB diploma requirements, check out our other article).
I'll explain exactly how the EE affects your diploma later in this article.
I ended up receiving a full-tuition merit scholarship to USC’s School of Dramatic Arts program and in my interview for the scholarship, I spoke passionately about my Extended Essay.
I genuinely think my Extended Essay helped me get my scholarship. Start by figuring out which classes you enjoy the most and why you enjoy them.
You can also tie them into real world events that have taken place in the news.
Ib Chemistry Extended Essay Assessment Criteria Persuasive Essay Titles
Is agar a viable substitute for agarose in Lambda DNA gel electrophoresis and if yes, what is the optimum gel concentration for it to produce comparable results with agarose as an electrophoresis medium.
Most schools allow you to pick your advisor (an IB teacher preferably at your school). The IB Extended Essay must include: However, you should choose a topic that falls into one of the IB Course Categories, (such as Theatre, Film, Spanish, French, Math, Biology, etc.) which shouldn’t be difficult because there are so many class subjects.
Here is a range of sample topics with the attached extended essay: You can see from how varied the topics are that you have a lot of freedom when it comes to picking a topic.
I also used comparison in my EE, comparing Harold Pinter's in order to show a transition in British Theatre.
Topics with comparisons of 2-3 plays/books/diets/etc. tend to be in the sweet spot of not too narrow or broad because you can analyze each portion and after doing in-depth analysis on each, you compare and explain the significance of the comparison.