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.
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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.
This past January, research teams revealed new findings that can be particularly valuable for your IB arsenal.
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.
Hello IB family and Happy New Year! It’s been a few weeks since I last posted but we are back and ready to jumpstart the year. Here in the office, it has been an exciting and very busy time for the University Relations Team. Part of that excitement stems from the higher education access work […]
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 […]
With so much weight riding on the counselor recommendation component of an application submission, it can be stressful to know exactly what to write.
It is hard to believe that the end of the year is almost here! Counselors will be busier than ever helping their students prepare applications, admissions offices will be making the difficult decisions and of course some students will still be scurrying in and out of offices in panicked frenzies. But the key to alleviating […]
NACAC, PNACAC, OACAC… I think I am all ACACed out! If you attended the 2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference like Marie and I did, then I am sure you know the feeling well. This past week (Wednesday-Saturday) Marie and I presented and exhibited at the conference in Indianapolis, Indiana with over […]
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.