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# Grade predictions for History Hl

So i was checking the grade boundaries of past years and i found out that in order to get a 7 you only need to get more than 65% of grade. Since the graades are over 150 points, then 65% is around 98 points. Does it mean i would get a 7 if the sum of my IA and papers if i hit higher than 98 points?

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Hmmm I don't know what this point thing is, but I do know that it doesn't work like that. For HL, Paper 1= 20% of the grade, Paper 2=30%, Paper 3=30% and IA=20% (I think, I know for certain that the IA is 20 % though). So, you really need to do pretty well all round... If you get 100% in your IA, that only gives you 20% of your grade.

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If I were you, I'd stop playing with the numbers and just work your ass off. Or, as I can see you've written all your History papers already, remove History notes from your sight and forget about it. Wait and see how the examiners grade you. I was sure I did better in P2 than P3 and my average peer essay was better on P3. And my IA was marked down HEAVILY. So just chill till you get the results.

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LOL just a lil bit ansious... Trying to achieve more than 40... So I ended up checking grade boundaries and found out that in order to achieve 7 only required aprox. 70%. Anyway did exams pretty well and just wanted to assure I would get a 7

If I were you, I'd stop playing with the numbers and just work your ass off. Or, as I can see you've written all your History papers already, remove History notes from your sight and forget about it. Wait and see how the examiners grade you. I was sure I did better in P2 than P3 and my average peer essay was better on P3. And my IA was marked down HEAVILY. So just chill till you get the results.

Since you´ve already finished the IB, what were your grades in each Paper and IA in History???

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LOL just a lil bit ansious... Trying to achieve more than 40... So I ended up checking grade boundaries and found out that in order to achieve 7 only required aprox. 70%. Anyway did exams pretty well and just wanted to assure I would get a 7

If I were you, I'd stop playing with the numbers and just work your ass off. Or, as I can see you've written all your History papers already, remove History notes from your sight and forget about it. Wait and see how the examiners grade you. I was sure I did better in P2 than P3 and my average peer essay was better on P3. And my IA was marked down HEAVILY. So just chill till you get the results.

Since you´ve already finished the IB, what were your grades in each Paper and IA in History???

I remember I for sure got a 7 in P1, I think my IA dropped from a high 7 to a 6, I had 18/40 in P2 and 30/60 in P3.

Remember that there is a reason why it's notoriously hard to get a 7 in history, and this boundary is that low for a reason - it doesn't mean it's easy to get a 7 just because the boundary is below 70% - the boundary is so low because it's so damn hard. I'm not saying you won't, just don't be surprised if examiners are damn hard on you. It took me over a month to get over my scores, and a lot of pointlessly asking my teacher "Do I really write 9 points essays? REALLY?!".

EDIT

Ok, I just checked, my IA was 16/25 after moderation, moderated down from 23.

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Wow, can´t believe this... Now I´m more anxious to get to know the results than before

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I'm sure you will be fine. I still remember when I saw my History paper breakdowns for the first time, it gave me tingles of goodness on the inside (no pun intended).