Rachelle Bernadel is the IB’s University Relations Administrator at the IB Global Centre in Bethesda, MD, USA. She is also an IB graduate of Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Maryland. When I heard of Mrs. Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room Movement for College Signing Day, I honestly did not initially associate it with college. My […]
Dean Burdick is the primary enrollment adviser to the University of Rochester’s President, Board, Provost and Deans on matters related to campus internationalization, inclusion, diversity and equity. He has transformed and grown the campus to one of the nation’s most complex and diverse private research universities, spending many weeks each year abroad with a particularly […]
As the IB Career-Related Programme (CP) emerges in the world school community, universities are beginning to take notice. However, due to its unique, flexible nature, they are uncertain how to approach recognition. That is where the University Recognition, School Services, Research and Product Management teams of the IB enter the picture! The more expertise the […]
What a fun day!! I have spent more time on twitter than with all previous my twitter posts combined (@vivas_marisol). Why? Today was #collegesigningday – as part of (@flotus) (@whitehouse) First Lady Michelle Obama’s #reachhigher initiative seniors from all over the US have been tweeting their college choices.
The CP framework allows students to specialize in, a career-related pathway. CP students take at least two Diploma Programme courses, pursue their career-related studies and fulfill the distinctive CP core requirements.
It is during these seasons when I begin to think what value do we really place on not only getting students to persist through school and university, but also being equipped with the skills that are necessary to be successful in a rapidly evolving world. Being able to problem solve and engage thoughtfully with complex […]
Registration is now open for the 2015 IB Higher Education Symposium!
During the peak of assessment season, students oftentimes cannot comprehend the importance that their IA has in the larger picture. However, IAs have comparable importance in determining the final scores that are documented on an IB transcript.
2015 has gotten off to an exciting start! Read up on some important IB related events you need to know about as the year progresses.
This post is in response to a question from our IB Counselors, Coordinators and University Relations group on Facebook, How can we get more U.S. colleges and universities to grant credit for SL classes? Is it hopeless? This is an issue that requires a layered answer so please bear with me as I try to […]