This post is part of a series in which admissions officers answer questions about International Baccalaureate (IB) student university applications.
The IB requires six courses to complete the Diploma Programme (DP), three at the Standard Level (SL) and three at the Higher Level (HL). As you consider your options, see advice from IB alumni to help you narrow down your choices and tailor your IB experience to fit your passions and goals.
Harsh Bagdy has always had a passion for giving back, which fuelled his desire to create a non-profit charity, Charity Health Resources. The charity raises money to purchase quality wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs and other devices for people without adequate health insurance. In its first year it made 20 donations.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. Here, Diploma Programme (DP) graduates share their experience with navigating unique university, education and career opportunities.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Leilani Stacy from Richard Montgomery High School, USA as she reflects on how her IB education impacted her life.
Soon-to-be doctor and student mentor Aaron Goh has seen it all. He has this timeless advice for DP students who are in the midst of the final stretch of the Diploma Programme (DP). Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. […]
Guest contributor Eleni Vardaki tells us about the Stress Less Summit, a discussion she organized to help create healthier home and school environments. Eleni is a Diploma Programme graduate turned IB teacher and youth mentor.
New developments are underway in the IB Diploma Programme (DP) mathematics curriculum with the a new course beginning for Year 1 DP students in 2019. Rachelle Bernadel, the IB’s University Relations Administrator for North America, works with institutions to make sure they stay up-to-date.
Do you know an IB student who blends their interests in science, music and sports? We got the full story from three graduates who kept their interests well-balanced both during and after the IB Diploma Programme (DP).
From getting your search started to arriving on campus, this collection of resources and essays is an informal guide for Year 1 and 2 IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students based on the experiences of IB programme alumni.
We asked recent DP graduates from around the world to submit essays and personal statements that played a role in their admissions process to the university of their choice. We chose excerpts from four essays that highlight four different approaches.
With the IB’s programmes, one can achieve anything. They can pursue any dream. Meet Mythili Zatakia, IB alum, who is now a professional dancer. She shared her story with us on how her Diploma Programme (DP) environment inspired her to follow her dreams.
Music and the sciences don’t have to be mutually exclusive, despite what people may think. IB alum Henry Kantrow talks about how his passion for music persisted within the Diploma Programme (DP) and into his college years.
We invited DP musician, arts and athlete alumni to talk about their DP experiences. DP alum Alejandro Viramontes talks to us about IB music Higher level (HL), making music, and supportive environments in this inspiring article about transforming dreams into reality.