What is the EE and why do we do it?
On this page
you are provided an insight to the Extended Essay
you are given part of the IB EE guide that explains the nature of the project
you find out why ISB teachers wished they had completed an EE in High School
you will see a list of common characteristics that indicate what type of student enjoys the EE
you will see the IB's Overview of the EE with Key Features
In thirty seconds
EE stands for Extended Essay
It is a core part of the IB Diploma
Combined with your ToK score it can contribute up to 3 out of your 45 IB points
It is an academic research paper, with a 4,000 maximum word count
From the IB
be sure to read this handout. It's taken from the IB EE Guide and will help you understand the purpose, context, nature, aims and objectives of the extended essay.