You and your students are invited to save the dates for the 2019 Council of International School and the IB College and University Association Fairs in Atlanta, Boston, Virginia, New York and Texas (Houston and Hurst). This will be an opportunity to meet face to face with admissions officers from around the globe who understand […]
New developments are underway in the IB Diploma Programme (DP) mathematics curriculum with the a new course beginning for Year 1 DP students in 2019. Rachelle Bernadel, the IB’s University Relations Administrator for North America, works with institutions to make sure they stay up-to-date.
We asked recent DP graduates from around the world to submit essays and personal statements that played a role in their admissions process to the university of their choice. We chose excerpts from four essays that highlight four different approaches.
Hi IB friends! We wanted to take some time to share this friendly update about transcripts results for our counselors, coordinators and universities evaluating students who sat for the November 2018 exam session. Changes to the DP/CP November 2018 results issue date and time Cccess to the 2018 November exam results will be granted to universities […]
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 […]
How can you provide the best guidance to high school students who are choosing their Diploma Programme mathematics courses and help them understand how their choice can relate to their pathway to college and university?
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. The Good News Letter is a resource created by the University Relations team at the International Baccalaureate. It is sent out every other month to […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. In our little corner of the IB world we are always looking for opportunities to increase student access to higher education and to prepare them for […]