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Startup founders look to the stars

Since Stellup was founded in 2015, the company has grown into a group of ten core team members and campus ambassadors. We asked co-founders Vincenzo Belpiede and Giuseppe Belpiede about the platform.

Jasmine Jackson-Irwin is a proud North Carolina native and recipient of the IB Diploma from <a href="http://www.ibo.org/en/school/002301" target="_blank">Parkland Magnet High School</a>.

Picking the perfect university

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.

Writer/editor internship in Washington DC

Are you an aspiring journalist, writer or editor? We are looking for a creative, hardworking, and dedicated intern to support our parent and alumni relations projects.The position will have a strong focus on creating original written material for our blog and social media presence to engage alumni, student and parent audiences. The position is part-time […]

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IB, worldview, and me

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.

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Why group six (the arts) is great!

“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.”

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The university exit essay: A grand idea?

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 […]