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Uni enrollment and outcomes for DP and A level students Nov 2017

Making the case for an IB education through research

Working with leading university researchers from around the world, we conduct rigorous studies about the impacts of our programmes on students, teachers and schools. Given the increasing importance of data in the education field, research can be helpful in making the case for IB programmes. This new resource highlights global research key findings across the […]

Jasmine Jackson-Irwin is a proud North Carolina native and recipient of the IB Diploma from <a href="http://www.ibo.org/en/school/002301" target="_blank">Parkland Magnet High School</a>.

Picking the perfect university

As you continue your senior year, the combination of regular school responsibilities and the university or college application process will almost certainly cause stress. Just remember, however, that at the end of all that stress, you will find yourself with an incredible new opportunity: a place where you find an academic, social, and personal home.

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The university exit essay: A grand idea?

IB alumnus and recent university graduate Sunniva Midtskogen imagines re-writing her university entrance essay. She says, “When you apply to university you are asked who you will be as a student, how you will face up to challenges, attack problems and prove yourself smart and innovative…but what about when you leave?…when you know who that […]

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Talking about IB courses

Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Andrew Arida, University of British Columbia, looks at how describing your experience with IB courses shows universities how students will shape their future education.

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Skills to take from the IB diploma

Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Brian Spittle from DePaul University talks about how life skills, including critical thinking and communication, apply across disciplines and are perfect material for applications.

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Skills for STEM fields

Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Andrew Arida from the University of British Columbia tells us how a broad education is an advantage even for students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).