In the Diploma Programme (DP) students often have to make choices about which subjects to take and each IB diploma graduate has a different story behind these decisions. Alumnus Cynthia Claudia tells us about how she shaped her journey through the DP.
“My English HL class in high school confirmed my love of writing…” says DP graduate Marley Esch, “…and TOK showed me how much I love the complexities of the human mind.” How an IB education helped her find her interests and prepared her for university.
The extended essay is the longest and most extensive writing assignment in the Diploma Programme (DP). Alumna Sofia Parunova talks about her experience with the extended essay and offers tips for current students.
International School of Stavanger alumnus and IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Billy Chen tells us how exploring his identity led him to the study of architecture at the University of Cambridge.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Andrea Islas talks about university success and how the DP prepared her for a career in international relations.
More than 11,000 former IB students who graduated between 1979 and 2017 completed a survey that gives us further insight into the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP) in life after IB. Are IB learners fulfilling our mission—to create a better world through education?
IB graduate and educator Eleni Vardaki continues her series on creating a dialogue about stress. She recently sat down with University College London student Eleonora Levis to explore strategies for managing stress.
“A jack of all trades, but a master of none,” proves to be a helpful statement instead of a belittling one in this article from Gita Ekaputri. The IB alum talks about how everything you learn can apply to anything in real life.
Could a motto ignite your drive to learn? IB alum Ocie Grimsley talks about her inspiration to better herself and the motivation she received from her family to never stop learning.
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year The founder of 23 Code Street, and IB alumni, Anisah Osman Britton, tells IB World magazine how she is making coding more accessible to women in the UK and India Anisah Osman Britton is challenging the concept that the tech industry is a man’s […]
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year IB alumna Kristen Leer shares how the TOK course has helped her become a lifelong learner, and has inspired her future prospects “Theory of knowledge (TOK) takes something like a simple box and teaches IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to open it up, break […]
IB alum Lachezar Arabadzhiev grew up in an international environment, where everyone was multi-cultural and bilingual. But with the aid of social media and connectivity, he is seeing the defining attributes of “third-culture kids” expand beyond just expats and students with traveling parents.
These Diploma Programme (DP) graduates wrote about their experiences throughout the course of 2017, sharing stories that are unforgettable.
Diploma Programme graduate Rachon Sweiss says, “Failing calculus wasn’t my first or last failure, and even though understanding why I failed came a little too late, the experience fundamentally shifted my mindset and approach to learning.”
The University of Rochester held the very first IB orientation event for incoming first year university students who completed the IB Diploma Programme. Here’s how it worked and why students attended.