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! […]
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Every student has different start point, a different level of knowledge or skill they bring to the table. But if there are platforms for scaffolding to occur along the way, any student can be successful in the program. High expectations must be placed on all students and their ability to thrive. As educators we must […]
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 […]
With so much weight riding on the counselor recommendation component of an application submission, it can be stressful to know exactly what to write.
When a student comes into your office afraid of how the IB will “fit” into their futures. As they wrestle with paycheck over passion, remind them of these things. Coming from both the liberal arts and IB world, they will not regret it.
During the summer before freshman year, it is important for students to think about ways to be self advocates. How can they best showcase that the IB program has molded them into this type of learner? Here are a few tips that former IB students can take with them into their first year of college