Assessment[ edit ] Extended essays are marked by individuals named external assessors examiners appointed by the IB on a scale of 0 to Use the internet to find information but do include books in your research especially if your essay is not on the Sciences.
An unclear abstract will make your essay difficult to understand and will also hurt the assessment of your essay. In addition, B SL students can study one of the texts as a replacement for the optional topics.
They just want to see that you can work on and complete a big project. It provides students with an opportunity to conduct independent research on a topic of interest to them.
Talk to your IB school supervisor, as it is his or her job to set internal school deadlines i. While most essays have a word count in the 3, range, it is perfectly acceptable to submit an essay that is 3, words.