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  1. I think limitation of content means talking about where the source you're looking at falls short as a historical source. Think about what the source is missing (is it a primary or secondary source?) and also see if there's anything about the source that would make you doubt its objectivity (look at the author of the reading, the kind of source it is, its purpose etc.) Also disclaimer: I did history HL before the curriculum changed, so expectations might be a bit different, but that's what comes to mind when thinking about a historical source's limitations.
  2. Hey! This sounds like a really interesting topic, but unfortunately, I THINK you'll have to analyze a text (double check your EE guide for this). With EE's, always think of a subject before you formulate your topic.
  3. Hey! Congrats on getting into U of T Depending on how competitive your program is, you can still keep your offer after losing a few points (as long as you get your diploma I think). I am currently in UBC Arts, and all I needed to do to maintain my offer was get my diploma
  4. First off, congratulations on getting into the U of A! I THINK it is a conditional offer, but you will have to check your admissions letter to make sure.. I remember when I got my acceptance two years ago, I had to have a certain score to keep my offer (though this is for my regular curriculum which I took along with IB). I am sure you will be fine though as long as you pass IB
  5. history

    I think the topic is too broad because the Roman Empire lasted for centuries; you can write an entire book on the role of warfare and militarism played throughout the time the Empire existed. I would suggest looking at a specific period of time (maybe a time where there was a particularly heavy amount of conflict and warfare?)
  6. I would email admissions to ask what's going on because usually when they're done reviewing your application, you should be getting an email immediately (at least that happened with me when I applied there)
  7. I think it might work if you focus on the more on the historical events than the comic books. However, I would also run this topic through with your supervisor to be sure of things.
  8. I would suggest talking to your teacher first about your concerns and asking him about how you can improve You're only in your first year of IB, so don't give up yet! You still have so much time to improve and the transition into IB is a huge shock for anybody.
  9. I think it really depends on where you live.. Here in Canada, your IB marks don't really matter once you get to university. If employers are looking at grades, they will be looking at your university grades and grad schools also look at your university grades
  10. First off, I think your topic might be too broad.. It'd be better to focus on one or two monarchs during that dynasty because there is already so much about one monarch (though there may not be as much on Edward VI because he wasn't king for that long). I would say do some basic research on the monarchs first and see what you can find about each of them in terms of the direct impacts they had on their people as well as their personal beliefs. Hope I helped a bit You're researching a really interesting part of history Best of luck
  11. I think you are definitely on the right track by looking at the tone, vocab and style because your RQ talks about looking at the rhetoric (which "the art of speaking or writing efficiently"). When analyzing the speeches, ask yourself about Trump's agenda in those particular passages. Ask yourself why the language of his speeches has such an appeal to the people who support him. This is an English EE, so try to not stray into a discussion on politics too much (even though it's really tempting considering the terrible things he's said). Hope I helped a bit
  12. Just give it time and see what area you're most interested in. There's honestly no rush at this point. Like what @IB_taking_over said, you don't need to declare a major until the end of first year or the end of second year (depending on the faculty you're in, and in addition the US, this also applies to Canadian universities).
  13. ¡Hola! Yo hablo un poco de español. No comprendo mucho. Cuándo estaba en escuela secundaría, yo aprendí español. En universidad, yo aprendo japonés. Japonés es muy interesante pero japonés es más difícil que español.
  14. You still can't discuss the exam (24 hours have not passed yet).
  15. All I had to do was apply and I got in (there weren't any entrance exams at my school or anything and anyone can take full IB literally) I went to public school I didn't need to pay for the IB program itself because the school covered it all (when I was in high school, I just paid my regular school fees and I think the only IB-related thing I had to pay for was a study guide which is optional anyways)