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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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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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Upcoming Webinars: Learning more about the IB Programmes

Here in Regional Development, we work to not only support universities and counselors with IB recognition issues, but “development” is truly like “two sides of the same coin.” As interested schools consider bringing on an IB programme, the question inevitably arises, “what will be the outcomes of IB graduates?” “what is the return on investment?” […]

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Back To The Basics

Marie Vivas is the IB Americas University Relations Manager. She has overall responsibility for university recognition in the Americas region, working closely with admissions professionals counseling university bound students. Ah yes, August…. Everybody is taking advantage of back to school sales, reading back to school blogs, and chuckling at back to school memes on Facebook. […]

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Share your research at the IB conference in Orlando!

Every year, engaged IB educators and others conduct fascinating research on our programmes, students, and schools.  Whether large or small, these studies produce valuable knowledge worth sharing. That’s why the IB Global Research team is hosting a research poster session at the IB Global Conference in Orlando, Florida, USA (20-23 July, 2017).  Whether you’re a […]

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Celebrate The Future 2017 Graduating Class!

Celebrate the future 2017 graduating class! This year, the Reach Higher initiative, led by former first lady Michelle Obama, features short videos of students to celebrate College Signing Day. Help us support her campaign by creating our own IB version, featuring IB students from all over the world and from all types of IB World […]

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Choosing A Pathway That Meets Your Needs

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 […]

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Happy School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week

Marie Vivas is the IB Americas University Relations Manager. She has overall responsibility for university recognition in the Americas region, working closely with admissions professionals counseling university bound students. Last week was  National School Counseling Week and as a former Counselor and current advocate for counselors within the IB, Marie wanted to share her reflections, […]

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