So, I've been given two contradicting sets of information and neither my advisor nor coordinator are willing to give a straight answer.Can anyone clarify as to whether we require or are allowed an abstract section? This is the unofficial subreddit for all things concerning the International Baccalaureate, an academic credential accorded to secondary students from around the world after two vigorous years of study, culminating in challenging exams.
Or do you enjoy English because you like to analyze texts? I recommend spending an hour on this type of brainstorming.
Once you have figured out a general subject area such as physics, you should brainstorm more specific topics by putting pen to paper. You can’t write about WWII because that would be a book's worth of material.
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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.
So, how do you pick when the options are limitless?
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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).
One component of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) core, the extended essay is mandatory for all students. You can also read about how the IB sets deadlines for the extended essay, find examples of extended essay titles from previous DP students and learn about the world studies extended essay.
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