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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. Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I last posted and there is so much I want to catch you up on! […]
The 2015 Conference topped last year’s event by hosting over 1900 attendees selling out 2 weeks before the conference. The Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers facility and staff was gracious enough to host our conference allowing participants to enjoy the amazing architecture and food of this unique city.
Counselors, you are often the bedrock of a student’s intellectual and personal development during the secondary years and your influence during this delicate time is essential.
The face of college admissions is rapidly changing. With more and more students taking highly rigorous course-work and participating in varied extra-curricular/service activities, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate ability on college applications by simply looking at a student on paper.
Anna’s experience as a 2013 alumnus may help your students stay sane traversing the college admissions process, especially during the holiday season. Finding a balance between enjoying time off from school or work while keeping in perspective that college applications, Extended Essay and TOK writing all may be looming over a student’s head can be […]
It’s been a while since I took you along on a road trip. I spent the past couple of weeks meeting with colleagues in a region packed with great colleges and universities that welcome IB students every year.
On top of the heavy workloads and large amounts of students that many counselors experience on a daily basis, it never ceases to amaze me when they still find the time to create initiatives to bolster the development of their fellow colleagues. Former IB counselor turned IB coordinator David Quinn from Edmonds- Woodway High School […]
Here we are, mid-September. Admissions colleagues everywhere are either on the road or trying to finalize the last few school visits before they hop on a flight. In IB schools all over the world, counselors are checking college lists, writing recommendations and juggling visits from admissions reps. I have to admit, I miss those days […]
With all the newness of the year, many counselors still encounter lingering issues with former students. The most common is ensuring that their IB transcripts were successfully sent to their prospective colleges.