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  1. Generally speaking, Chicago style is standard for history papers. But, IB doesn't have a preference so you can use whatever you are most comfortable in.
  2. the pin is different from your candidate number. Is a combination of, presumably, randomly generated letters and numbers. It's the same login info from when you submit files electronically to IB. Your coordinator should have given you a sheet of paper with your candidate number, personal code, and pin number.
  3. If you study in the States, you, generally, don't have to declare a major until your 2nd year. (And you can change after you declare.) In the States, you also take a bunch of general education classes regardless of your major. My best advice is to follow your interests. Look at some colleges and see what courses they offer in the majors you are interested in.
  4. In my opinion, Tsar Nick's worst judgments were the policy changes in 1905, starting with the Oct. Manifesto. He promised the people a voice in the government but failed to follow through. I think that the Russo-Japanese War or WWI could also be some of his errors in judgment.
  5. To echo those above, I prefer Mac over PC. I love my Mac book Pro. It's probably a bit overkill for the things I do (mainly using the internet and typing papers) but it's fast and reliable.
  6. Please don't respond to old topics. Locking
  7. Check with each institution as it varies on some level at each place. The UC system may be standard, but I don't know
  8. please don't reply to old topics. Locking.
  9. No. Citations and main titles never count. Subtitles, however, do count (not that you will likely have them in a 400-word responce).
  10. Basically, there isn't much preparation that can be done before the 15 mins. It's best to have some sort of plan of how you are going to describe the picture. EX: background, then foreground or left to right. (That way it sounds more organized than randomly mentioning parts of the picture.) It also doesn't hurt to know a few buzz words/phrases that relate to your topics. It's supposed to feel somewhat like a natural conversation, so don't over think the delivery. Best of luck!
  11. in a general sense, yes.
  12. I played video games during IB but I had to severely reduce the number of hours. Typically I didn't spend more than a couple hours on the weekend.
  13. You have to comply with any internal deadlines. There is nothing according to IB that prevents you from working on them over the summer, but your school may have different rules. Your best bet is to probably talk to your coordinator (and possibly ask for an extension).
  14. Watching the rain falling down in May
  15. If I remember right from last year, they weren't on the exam. Or if they were, they were numbers that were easy enough to do by hand.