New research out of Bilkent University explores the university preparedness of Diploma Programme (DP) and non-DP graduates in Turkey.
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.
The alumni network speaks with Marina Catena, a graduate of the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy and Director of the World Food Programme in Paris.
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.
Get the inside story on the new design technology course. It aims to facilitate the development of students as designers, focusing on invention and innovation. Plus, see the work of Ting-Ting Chou a 2010 IB Graduate from NIST International School, Bangkok, Thailand.
The IB has released a series of research studies this year, primarily exploring the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP), which is designed to prepare high school students for success at university and life beyond. Results show that IB graduates are more likely to persist through college, are prepared for college-level coursework, and demonstrate civic […]
New research from Dr. David Conley and a team of researchers from the Education Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) compared two groups of university students—International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme alumni and non-Diploma Programme alumni – and found that IB alumni are more prepared for the rigors of university studies.
The Alumni Advisory Council is composed of IB alumni representatives from around the world, meeting monthly via Skype beginning in September . The group collaborates to support the IB Alumni community and the development of the IB Alumni Network. A full description of the council is available within the application. The deadline for consideration is […]
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 […]
If you know where you will be heading to university next year, check their admissions website to make sure you don’t miss out on a scholarship opportunity. We have already found dozens spanning seven countries and included IB guides for international students applying to universities abroad.
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.
Thabo Matse distinguished himself by topping Swaziland’s exam scores rankings at a young age, eventually earning him a scholarship to attend the United World College – USA in New Mexico.