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.
From the archives: Dan Clark, International College Spain, was featured by IB World magazine in May 2012 while he was preparing for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Jessica Misener, Fort Myers High School in Florida, USA, was featured in September 2015 for turning a love of writing and editing into an online media career with BuzzFeed.
From the archives: IB World magazine regularly highlights graduates of the IB Diploma Programme. Tom Adams was featured in September 2011 for his role in establishing Rosetta Stone as a leading language software.
Dr Abiodun Williams grew up in an environment where the value of education was constantly emphasized. This helped inspire his ambitious career path and led him to become the first President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.
To support the next step in the education of the class of 2016, we asked Diploma Programme graduates to offer advice on making the most of the first semester at university. Here is what they had to say.
From the archives: IB World magazine regularly highlights graduates of the IB Diploma Programme. Julie Payette, United World College (UWC) of the Atlantic in Wales, UK, was featured in January 2010.