While studying at St. Stephen’s School, Italy, Oliver Page launched his first startup at 17, an ipad case company called NutKase. In September 2015, he co-founded his second startup in Rome, Scooterino, the first scooter ride sharing solution in Europe.
As you continue your senior year, the combination of regular school responsibilities and the university or college application process will almost certainly cause stress. Just remember, however, that at the end of all that stress, you will find yourself with an incredible new opportunity: a place where you find an academic, social, and personal home.
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Alumna Haley Clasen reflects on the attributes that lead alumni of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduates to success and the dense webs of relationships that connect these individuals who find they can relate despite seemingly obvious differences – a testament to its deep influence on intercultural understanding and respect.
“Studying the arts and setting aside time for creativity within formal education is important” says alumnus Frances Marsh, “for fostering imagination, as respite from German grammar and as an opportunity for these important moments of community, collaboration.”
Former IB Career-related Programme (CP) students share how the programme has given them the skills to change the world for the better
IB alumnus and recent university graduate Sunniva Midtskogen imagines re-writing her university entrance essay. She says, “When you apply to university you are asked who you will be as a student, how you will face up to challenges, attack problems and prove yourself smart and innovative…but what about when you leave?…when you know who that […]
Monique Dorsainvil didn’t have a job, a home, or even know anyone when she moved to Washington D.C. Six years later, she is walking the West Wing. She received her IB diploma from UWC-USA and was featured in the March 2016 edition of IB World magazine.
As an IB diploma student at Oberoi International School, Namrata Haribal examined mathematical models of perfection and beauty, only to conclude that we’re not really that far from ideal – and our imperfections provide individuals with their most unique characteristics.
Ten graduates featured by IB World Magazine for leading in their fields and building a better world for generations ahead.
How a teacher’s advice at IB graduation inspired filmmaker Avantika Hari to break boundaries with her work.
The IB influenced Maya Krishnan to successfully connect two unlikely subjects as she headed to Oxford University, UK in 2015.
Coral Gables High School graduate Darryl Sharpton was featured in May 2011 when the giant Houston Texans linebacker was taking the NFL by storm.
IB programmes gave high-flying scientist Divya Nag the courage to follow her dreams.
One of the first people in the world to study the IB Diploma Programme, at the International School of Geneva in 1971, you would expect Shanta Devarajan to be highly principled. What’s particularly inspiring is just how he has put those principles into practice, working to end extreme poverty.