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.
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.
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 […]
Research is at the core of the IB, it is fundamental to the way the programmes are designed and assessed. We conduct research ourselves and also work in partnership with leading universities and research institutions globally. We want to share more of that research with you in the IB community and have organized some key […]
Alumnus Austin Butler doesn’t usually enjoy hearing unsolicited advice from people, but he hopes you have the capacity to listen to a hypocrite as he shares a few daily rituals that helped him get through the anxiety of being young and finding his way.
Colter Moos, an IB Diploma Programme graduate from Palm Harbor University High School and second-year undergraduate student at American University, offers his advice on the university admissions process.
The CP framework allows students to specialize in, a career-related pathway. CP students take at least two Diploma Programme courses, pursue their career-related studies and fulfill the distinctive CP core requirements.
Join Peter Fidzcuk at two June workshops in London. Peter is the IB’s UK Development and Recognition Manager and also the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) University Admissions Manager. On 9 June, Peter has organised the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) 2015 Higher Education Advisors’ Conference. On 12 June, he runs a second […]
Guest author Sophie Fraser is a senior at the York School in Toronto. She is passionate about technology and helping other students navigate the digital world.
The IB World Student Conferences are coming up this July and August. They are open to all IB students world-wide at two locations, the University of Rochester and La Salle Campus Barcelona-Ramon Llull University. You will find everything you need to know about the conferences below. University of Rochester What if clean water could reach millions […]
Marie Vivas, IB Americas University Relations Manager, responds to this question raised by IB Counselors and Coordinators. She offers a unique perspective from within the IB and highlights the resources available to the entire IB community.
Advice from IB alumnus Anna von Wendorff on navigating the college admission process during the holidays. Anna is a freshman at Stanford University in Stanford, California USA and plans to major in Management Science and Engineering.
IB Americas University Relations Manager, Marie Vivas meets with colleagues in Boston and Providence, a region packed with great colleges and universities that welcome IB students every year.