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12/31/2020 at 01:09AM

My school does offer IB diploma but it would make me in a lower math, should I still do that or go with HL Math and 5 IB

I am wondering what would be better for me, I have legacy for Harvard so I am thinking about applying there I was wondering if it would be better for me to take the IB diploma but that would be I would end in IB Math SL but I can also take 5 IB's and then take IB Math HL witch has more calculus than SL, I would like anyone's opinion and anything said will help:)

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12/31/2020 at 03:54AM

Harvard essentially requires that you take the most challenging courses offered by your school. Additionally, HL Math is probably the HARDEST IB course offered. In taking the full IB program, you ensure that you take the most demanding course load and this will greatly improve your chances of getting into Harvard. In my opinion, take full IB irrespective of your mark, colleges will want to see that you at least tried

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[🎤 AUTHOR]@jonat_samey12/31/2020 at 05:15AM

Just to be clear, you think that I should do full IB correct?

@lij120712/31/2020 at 03:42PM

Yes full IB not IB certificate. Moreover start picking HLs tailored to your major. If you tell me what major you want to go into I can help you pick courses

[🎤 AUTHOR]@jonat_samey12/31/2020 at 04:40PM

I am planning on going to med school and becoming a surgeon, so right now I would probably select Chemistry or Neurobiology and anatomy as my majors

@lij120712/31/2020 at 05:10PM

What grade are you in?

[🎤 AUTHOR]@jonat_samey12/31/2020 at 05:14PM

I’m 2nd tri in my sophomore year