Students and parents often weigh the value of an IB education against how well it prepares students for university admission. These admissions officers sat down with us to answer common questions for students applying to universities in the United States and Canada.
Universities want to hear about how you learn, your unique projects and the assignments that define your individual interests. IB programmes offer students a framework to help shape those interests and show where you will go during the next stage of your education.
With school having started this month for many countries, here are four things a student should know as they enter their first few weeks in the IB Diploma Programme (DP).
For students entering their first year of life after the IB diploma, these eight graduates share their best advice and inspiration for the journey ahead.
Regina Labardini joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience as a Diploma Programme (DP).
While studying abroad, Halley Rose navigated the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark by bicycle. She joins us this year as an alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP).
Stephanie Stan reflects on the skills and experiences she gained during the Diploma Programme (DP) that have benefited her university studies. This is her second story in our series on graduates voices.
Meet the IB student from a low-income Mexican family who attracted more than US$1million in university scholarships “I always wanted to go to college. Except I was worried about the prices because college is pretty expensive.” Darlene Diaz need worry no more. This 17-year-old IB student from Chicago received offers totaling more than US$1 million […]
Karin Bjerde introduces us to the eight colleagues whose careers and futures were shaped by the Diploma Programme (DP) and now work together at Kognity to bring IB students resources for academic success.
The inspiring story of a young immigrant and IB student who used poetry and women’s issues to integrate into a new society. Heaven be your body How you bleed sky How the sun sets where your eyes close How When you stand The flowers And the clouds of warm milk lean towards you How you […]
A 17-year-old American student is using her IB education to fulfill her dreams of visiting the red planet. Alyssa Carson is determined to be on the first human mission to Mars.
Entering university in the United States? You may be looking to lower the cost of your education or the time it takes to graduate. In addition to finding scholarships, many institutions offer generous course credit for your IB diploma
After completing a nine-month internship at the International Baccalaureate, Ocie Grimsley signs off by sharing the “Primary List” — 5 key dreams, goals and reflections for the future.
Alumnus Matthew Ferby reminds us that it is important to assess your limitations and ration your time to make the most of it. He relates his recent experience as a civil engineering graduate to the lessons he learned as a busy Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) student.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Regina Labardini talks to us about her passion for learning and paying it forward to others in university. She says, “The least I can do with all the skills that I have developed through the DP is share … the passion for learning, the adrenaline rush of being a curious inquirer … […]