Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Brian Spittle from DePaul University talks about how life skills, including critical thinking and communication, apply across disciplines and are perfect material for applications.
Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Andrew Arida from the University of British Columbia tells us how a broad education is an advantage even for students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Universities are excited about your application. Don’t believe us? Admissions officers from top US universities explain how to leverage the IB Diploma Programme in your university application.
As an IB diploma student at Oberoi International School, Namrata Haribal examined mathematical models of perfection and beauty, only to conclude that we’re not really that far from ideal – and our imperfections provide individuals with their most unique characteristics.
Stanford University’s Debra Von Bargen explains how the Career-related Programme (CP) prepares students for the next step in their education.
Stanford University’s Debra Von Bargen offers her perspective on the strong familiarity top universities have with the IB Diploma Programme.
Stanford University’s Debra Von Bargen tells us how the IB has a positive influence on student performance and expectations at major US universities.
Stanford University’s Debra Von Bargen explains what impact exam results may have on your offer of admission to a US university or college.
“In high school we’re given knowledge—facts and theorems we memorize” says alumnus Kristin Waites, “but in college, and in life, it starts to become obvious that there are a lot of things we just don’t know.”
“Perhaps inspired by the IB Diploma Program’s (DP) Learner Profile, I embraced the idea of a multidisciplinary education, where I was challenged to think and learn as an engineer, as a clinician, as a patient and as an entrepreneur. ” – Alumnus Adrián Alemán
As an IB parent and the Assistant Dean of Admission at Stanford University, Debra Von Bargen has firsthand experience working with many IB graduates. 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.
Students and parents: Beginning your research to apply as an international student to universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or Australia? Four guides on the basics of university entrance for international students.
Choosing an education with a career path in mind can be a difficult task. Alumnus Adrián Alemán has three pieces of advice for students looking at university and degree options and he hopes it will help get students one step closer to their dream job.
Making the transition from high school to higher education can be a daunting experience. It can involve leaving home and moving to a new town or city, or even a new country. Students experience all-sorts of “new”, from learning environments to teachers and teaching styles, to friends, to areas of study, to local cultures. Part […]
Meet Caroline Wesson. She attends the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated with the IB Diploma from Douglas County High School in 2012. Caroline offers advice about choosing a university and talks about her IB experience.