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  • 14 Apr Paul Hoang
    Section B Mock exam (Finance)
    Hello, Komal Thanks for your message. The data is the first table (for Rachel) are correct. The figures for Y3, Y4 and Y5 in the HL version (second table for Rachel) were incorrectly copied, but have been changed to match the figures in the...
  • 14 Apr Paul Hoang
    Format of the HL IA
    Hello, Komal Thanks for your questions - they're good, but not too tricky for teachers to handle. 1. If the student's signature reveals their name, ask them to initial the document instead. 2. The named person(s) and their position at the organisation...
  • 13 Apr Komal Salah Ud Din
    Section B Mock exam (Finance)
    Hi, HL only - Part G, the answer is wrong, Rachels net cash flow is not correctly entered in the table therefore, the extracted answer is wrong too. Actual answer for Discounted Cash Flow is 102,391 102,391 - 100,000 = $2,391m (NPV is positive)
  • 13 Apr Komal Salah Ud Din
    Format of the HL IA
    Hi, As per guidelines written above, title page must have declaration of authenticity followed by the signature at the end. This means that student has to enter their name as a signature then how would this document still be considered anonymous...
  • PEST v STEEPLE I quite a little annoyed by this and continual reference to PEST. Surely, as is required, the students should use tools and theories that are in the IB syllabus. STEEPLE is in it, PEST was but it is not now. I get students...
  • 1 Apr Paul Hoang
    HL IA - Student Checklist
    Dear Angelica Good to see you on this forum. Well spotted! Thank you for letting me know. I have made the correction in line with the information provided on Understanding the Assessment Criteria here: Best wishes
  • 31 Mar Angelica Jones
    HL IA - Student Checklist
    Dear Paul, I noticed that further areas of study is listed under conclusions, but according to the guide and subject reports it should be in recommendations. Could you please clarify? Thank you!
  • 30 Mar Paul Hoang
    Updates & Notices
    Hola The case study is released by the IB about 3 months prior to the examination on 25th Oct 2021. Best wishes
  • 29 Mar Silvia Gimenez
    Updates & Notices
    estimados, en que fecha se envia el estudioo de caso para el examen de noviembre.
  • Hello, Tamisha Please take a look at the advice on these two pages of the website: and Best wishes
  • Should students have their SWOT analysis in the paper not the appendix? If the SWOT is in the paper in a chart my understanding is that it is not counted in the word count.
  • 18 Mar Paul Hoang
    Essay frameworks for P1 & P2
    Hi, Jo That's great to hear - thank you for the feedback. Best wishes