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. 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.
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).
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.
Karin Bjerde introduces us to the eight colleagues whose careers and futures were shaped by the Diploma Programme (DP) and now work together at Kognity to bring IB students resources for academic success.
The inspiring story of a young immigrant and IB student who used poetry and women’s issues to integrate into a new society. Heaven be your body How you bleed sky How the sun sets where your eyes close How When you stand The flowers And the clouds of warm milk lean towards you How you […]
A 17-year-old American student is using her IB education to fulfill her dreams of visiting the red planet. Alyssa Carson is determined to be on the first human mission to Mars.
Entering university in the United States? You may be looking to lower the cost of your education or the time it takes to graduate. In addition to finding scholarships, many institutions offer generous course credit for your IB diploma
After completing a nine-month internship at the International Baccalaureate, Ocie Grimsley signs off by sharing the “Primary List” — 5 key dreams, goals and reflections for the future.
Alumnus Matthew Ferby reminds us that it is important to assess your limitations and ration your time to make the most of it. He relates his recent experience as a civil engineering graduate to the lessons he learned as a busy Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) student.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Safinah Hambali shares her experiences and advice with us on the “art of adaptation” and how life’s sudden turns shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals.
Helping student-athletes balance their sport and education commitments is the goal of the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) and their sports pilot project with the IB.
Kyoto International School (KIS) parent Sarah Son contrasts her own experience learning mathematics with the way her kids are now encouraged to claim ownership of their learning in the Primary Years Programme (PYP). by Sarah Son Approximately 37 years ago, I started learning math in a very traditional way. Like other subjects at the time, […]