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How To Update Your Insitutions’ IB Mathematics Recognition Policy

As more and more students are graduating high school with an IB credential, we want to thank our university, government and other higher education partners for making their campuses competitive places where our graduates enroll and succeed. To maintain the quality of our programmes, all Diploma Programme curriculums are reviewed on a seven-year teaching cycle […]

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Test flexible

The Tale of Test-Flexible Policies: Thoughts from Boston University and Fordham University

Questions of access, equity and diversity have become mainstream conversations not only within the educational world but the world, in general. From political elections to school policy, many industries are committed to understanding the ways in which we make opportunities for upward mobility more available for diverse populations. When it comes to those in higher […]

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Math Curriculum Cycle


Marie Vivas is the IB Americas Senior Development Manager. She has overall responsibility for university recognition in the Americas region, working closely with admissions professionals counseling university bound students. This is a hot topic for colleagues who work with IB students around the world. Here in the IB office we have been fielding questions from […]

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Need to train your staff on IB, then read this!

As the summer comes to an end, everybody is taking advantage of back to school sales, reading back to school blogs, and chuckling at back to school memes on Facebook. But for leaders in university admissions, back to school often means organizing staff training sessions, and putting newly trained admissions officers on the road. Around […]

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College Bound

Get Involved With College Signing Day 2018!

Celebrate the future 2018 graduating class on May 1st for College Signing Day! The Reach Higher initiative, led by former first lady Michelle Obama, uses this time to feature short videos of students to celebrate College Signing Day. Check out last year’s participation! Help us once again support her campaign by creating your own IB […]

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Career and technical education is not an alternative pathway

Bisma Sheikh is the IB Americas Development Associate and an IB Diploma Programme graduate. Growing up in a rural Virginia community, if you weren’t being encouraged to pursue an advanced diploma with dual-enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses, there was a pretty good chance that you were in one of the vocational training programs, […]

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