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
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This blog post is designed to support IB teachers and counsellors to better understand the confirmation process of conditional offers at UK universities. It also hopes to provide an insight as to why there may be a gap between the release of qualifications and a final decision being made.
The IB has many different resources for universities, so this week, I thought I’d bring it all together in one place. Here you can find links to videos, research, information and overviews that are helpful for universities that are learning about and working with the IB.
In Parke Muth’s blog post from June 9th he makes some very interesting observations about the perceived value of different curricula, and how students and parents feel tremendous pressure to “up the ante” by taking more A Levels, more APs, more IB Higher Levels. This is a matter that concerns us all, and I ask […]
Congratulations counselors – you and your students have made it through the IB exam period! As your students are saying goodbye to the IB, and many are getting ready for college, it might be a good time to give them some last pieces of advice. Here are some things I wish I had known when […]
It’s time to ask the difficult questions. Why is there such a big achievement gap in education? Who are the higher-achieving students, and who are the lower-achieving students? What do we even mean by “achieving?”
As May is beginning, we enter into the often dreaded IB exam season. Students are preparing for a month of exam after exam…Even before exams finish, IB students will be navigating the complex university admissions process, seeking credit and scholarships for their hard work – and looking for your guidance.