As an IB parent and the Assistant Dean of Admission at Stanford University, Debra Von Bargen has firsthand experience working with many IB graduates. As her son began the IB Diploma Programme, she saw him do things he never thought he could do.
In her role as the Assistant Dean of Admissions, she is excited to see how a student has taken on the IB and knows that IB students show very high success rates during their first year of university. Find the entire collection on both YouTube and Vimeo.
We asked Debra Von Bargen to answer four of the top questions we receive from parents and students. She discusses how universities view IB scores and their familiarity with different aspects of IB programmes.
IB student university applications
Admissions officers from top US universities explain how to leverage the IB Diploma Programme in your university application.