Alumna Lily Li shares resources she used to enhance her learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) while she completed the Diploma Programme at Genforest Secondary School, with many tools just a click, call, or coffee away.
“Going through high school has taught me that the process of learning inherently has value,” says alumnus Byron Dolon, “regardless of the content, learning in an IB environment involves critical thinking and depth of understanding, skills that are invaluable to making informed decisions.”
Lachezar Arabadzhiev, a graduate of the British International School Shanghai, explores the challenge of learning new skills. He says, “I have always tried to face those fears in my life and question them to the best of my abilities. After all, quality learning does not happen overnight.”
Alumna Tammy Do pens an open letter to students six year after graduation. She says, “an IB education taught me the concept of versatility and this was among the most valuable lessons I learned as a student. As an adult, I chose a career that nourishes my creative interest and identity.”
You have your university acceptance letter and soon you will have your IB diploma results. Now you have four months of holiday and no idea what to do! If this is you, alumnus Nicole Wambui has an answer: plan for the perfect post-exam summer holiday.
The United World College and the IB taught me to let my heart be lit on fire by the world around me. University taught me that academia was only one way of learning, living and serving. Now I am exploring, for two years and 30,000km, projects for peace and life. Hear this story and join […]
Questions everything. Alumnus Ishanee Chanda tells us how critical thinking and analysis skills, and their application to current events relate to every aspect of her life in the modern world.
Remember the excitement when you received your university acceptance letter? Help us celebrate with new IB graduates heading to university campuses this year. May 5th is the official College Signing Day, when students around the world announce which university they will attend. Here’s how you can join in the event on social media. ❤️ Our kids are […]
Alumnus Rachon Sweiss says there’s nothing easy about the DP, but coming out of the other side with your diploma in hand will give you pride and confidence.
Aseel Al-Nasser often gets asked how she was able to receive 42 points on her IB diploma. Her advice boils down to six tips to help students stay focused and organized – including disconnecting from social media.
Inspired by her parents, Diana Ton made sure to follow her passion for the arts throughout her academic studies.
Diploma Programme graduate Kristen Leer discusses why she feels empathy is a necessary skill to help people build relationships and meaningful connections. She is a Wisconsin, US native with a passion for community engagement.
Ocie Marie Grimsley talks about rising and adapting to the challenge of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) while juggling a part-time job and extracurricular activities.
We invite IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduates to reflect on their lives and studies. Sofia Parunova completed the IB Diploma Programme at Kolding Gymnasium, Denmark in 2011, which took her to the University of Essex in the UK to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Law.
Gracie Lowes, a recent IB graduate from Ridley College, in Canada, has worked tirelessly for her school community. Now she’s going for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job