Alumnus Rohit Iyengar created the parody video “IB Style” in 2012, and has since gone on to pursue a career in film. Currently, he is working on a series of videos that follow his road trip across the United States.
Sunniva Midtskogen, one of this year’s cohort of alumni contributing authors, writes about how she has learned to value her literature degree, even if it does not come with a concrete career path.
Alumna Kimberly Rightor reveals the ways in which the IB programme allows students to define themselves and decide what success means to each individual.
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) Like other IB World Schools, Campbell High School attracts students with its Diploma Programme. Then it goes a step further by supporting them with a system designed to make sure they succeed in the programme. When Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia (US), wanted a program to attract students from outside […]
We invited IB Diploma graduates to reflect on post-IB life and offer perspectives on topics of their choosing. Alumna Lay Wah Carolina Ching is one of this year’s cohort of alumni contributing authors. She is now an educator and writes to us from her home in Ecuador.
Lucas Cocco completed the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at the International School of Havana in 2015 and now attends Harvard University. He speaks with us about applying to universities in the United States, his academic goals, and the skills he gained while he was an IB diploma student.
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) By concentrating on the needs of DP student, Cathedral Vidya School, Lonavala, has served them well—and helped its programme attract more students. As a good Diploma Programme coordinator, Biju Baby asks as many parents as possible about why they are interested in sending their children to his school, Cathedral Vidya School (CVSL) […]
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) The Diploma Programme helps both Tonbridge Grammar School and its students to grow and be the best they can be. A predominately female environment presents special challenges for a school. Knowing that many girls lack self-confidence, the response of Tonbridge Grammar School (TGS) in Tonbridge, Kent, United Kingdom, is to provide […]
Alumna Irene Sánchez Brualla offers her perspective on making the best of the time between receiving results and heading off to the next phase of your life. She graduated from the Diploma Programme in 2009 from I.E.S. Santa Clara in Santander, Spain.
We speak with Alma Karabeg about how her IB Diploma Programme (DP) experience helped develop interests which led to a career in public service. She is Deputy President of JCI Norway, an organization that that provides training to young leaders and entrepreneurs.
Daniel Villar-Onrubia is an IB Diploma Programme gradautes from IES Martínez Montañésin Spain. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of his IB World School, he created an online directory of past graduates to reconnect with each other and celebrate their school’s success.
Jennifer Hoover of Richard Montgomery High School (RMHS), Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is her county’s magnet coordinator and her school’s Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinator (RMHS offers MYP years 4 and 5 plus the DP). She explains how Curriculum Connections helped the IB teaching team there meet programme and curriculum requirements. Q: Why did you choose […]
It’s likely that computational chemistry is an unfamiliar term to many of us. However, Diploma Programme graduates in Girona, Spain—Arnau Cañabate and Èric Vallès from Bell-lloc del Pla school—recently won four well-respected awards for their research on the topic. The four awards include: Gaining a grant Granting a Joves 10 Scholarship Foundation Jaume Casademont, Girona […]
As we approach 5 July when the IB issues students with their Diploma Programme (DP) results for the May 2016 session, it is worth focusing, for a moment, on what those results actually mean.