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  2. You should be fine. Throughout my IB career, I submitted my share of incorrect title pages. They might grumble about it a bit, but you should be okay.
  3. What counts for CAS is largely based on what your schools says. So, if your teacher said it doesn't then it doesn't.
  4. generally, you don't need to cite where you got the definitions from. They are typically considered common knowledge.
  5. Yes and no. US unis value different parts of the application differently. In theory they look for well rounded individuals, but never being an admissions officers I have no clue what they actually look for. It's basically a crapshoot with college admissions
  6. As far as most colleges here are concerned, whether you take the SAT or ACT doesn't matter. So, take the one you score best on. (There are converters for the scores online). For me, I increased my score by roughly 250 SAT points just by taking the ACT. I think the best thing to do in terms of studying is to get one of the test prep books. Typically, they have lessons in how to approach the test as well as hints and common tricks of the tests.
  7. Generally, it's full citation the first time and a shortened form after that in the notes. It depends a bit as well based on the citation style you use. I think some of the different styles have different requirements for the notes
  8. You need some sort of citations in the body of your paper. They can be footnotes, endnotes, in-text, etc. but you need to have them in addition to your bibliography. Subheadings are generally recommended
  9. Citations are not included in the word count.
  10. Please don't reopen old topics. If you have questions, please post them as a new topic. Locking
  11. Speaking from domestic application experience, US unis are super weird with IB credits. If you received an acceptance letter, you're in. (Barring you don't fail high school or your grades don't drop significantly.) The US generally doesn't do conditional offers, it's all or nothing. The IB exam results only affect whether or not you get transfer credits.
  12. The Person Baccalaureate books are pretty good for history. Either the 2010 (old) or the 2015 (new) one should be fine.
  13. You should be fine if you found the source and looked at it yourself. In research it's perfectly fine to use the same sources. What's not cool is copying someone else's work based on the source (without proper citation).
  14. I still did the old syllabus but learned a bit about the new one as well. It is my understanding that historical perspective is basically historiography. Basically that you can recognize, and use where applicable, different points of view. For example, you recognize that Stalin's Five Year Plans have both positive and negative outcomes and can explain where the analysis comes from. [Although Stalin may not actually work for this question, cuz he did not establish power according to one of the IB marking guides from a Paper 2 from 2010-2015] 1. You have the opportunity to define however you like (within in reason) to in your introduction of your essay. The advantage to this is that you tell your reader exactly how to interpret them. I have no clue if establishment is different from rise to power according to IB. 2. You could use that setup you mentioned. That's definitely the most thorough method. Some of it is dependant on the guy you pick.
  15. IA

    A thing that he influenced is probably the best way to go about making this question more specific.