Marie Vivas, IB Americas University Relations Manager, responds to this question raised by IB Counselors and Coordinators. She offers a unique perspective from within the IB and highlights the resources available to the entire IB community.
Advice from IB alumnus Anna von Wendorff on navigating the college admission process during the holidays. Anna is a freshman at Stanford University in Stanford, California USA and plans to major in Management Science and Engineering.
IB Americas University Relations Manager, Marie Vivas meets with colleagues in Boston and Providence, a region packed with great colleges and universities that welcome IB students every year.
The university relations team visits OACAC, the IB Conference of the Americas, and the IB Higher Education Summit on Access in a three part article series: Part 1 | 2 | 3
In October of this year, the 2nd annual IB Higher Education Symposiumwill be held at the University of Hong Kong on October 16-17. The theme of this year’s event, ‘What IB students bring to higher education,’ will continue the discussion around the rigor and college-preparedness of IB students and the benefits to universities welcoming them […]
IB Americas University Relations Manager, Marie Vivas, asks if we should be focused on quality rather than quantity in response to the tremendous pressure students and parents often feel to “up the ante” by taking more A Levels, more APs, more IB Higher Levels.
IB Americas University Relations Manager, Marie Vivas, highlights her work with ASOBITICO, the Association of IB World Schools in Costa Rica. ASOBITICO is a different kind of IB World Schools Association. Their mission is to bring the IB Diploma Programme to public schools in Costa Rica and they have sought out private funding from corporations […]
In late September, IB Diploma graduate Andrew Beckman received a surprise e-mail from his former college counselor at the French American International School. It asked if he would be willing to give a speech for the IB Higher Education Symposium, to be held at Stanford University.
The IB Higher Education Symposium, to be held on 9-10 October 2013 at Stanford University, will bring together a global group of admissions professionals to address current research and trends in university admissions.
The 2013 IB Higher Education Symposium is at Stanford University from the 9-10 October 2013. Developed to support senior admissions leadership to discuss globalization, student mobility, promoting access, and the preparation with which IB students enter university. Registration now open at ibo.org/recognition with ‘Early bird’ rates before 15 June 2013.
In 2013 there are four conferences designed for IB students: Social Justice: Contemplating the Past, Confronting the Future ECOnomics: Creating a Sustainable Future Utopian Visions: Employing the Arts for Social Change iResponsibility: Explore how we Engage in the Online World