If you had to do the DP again what would you do differently? Alumna Ruth Mwangase has come to embrace the importance of planning and has five tips for current IB Diploma candidates.
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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.
What motivates graduates to pursue a degree abroad? Norwegian alumna Sunniva Midtskogen reflects on her own journey overseas and how the IB Diploma prepared her with the confidence she needed to succeed.
Growing up in the duality of Chinese-Ecuadorian culture presented both challenges and opportunities for alumna Lay Wah Carolina Ching. Writing from her home in Ecuador, she reflects on how her experience in the IB Diploma Programme opened a door for her to embrace the culture and identity of others.
How do I best learn? What do I need that would help me in my academic journey? These challenging questions guided Canadian alumna Tsering Asha Leba toward creating a personalized toolbox of skills, techniques, and habits that supported her academic success. She writes to us from her current home in the UK.
We invited IB Diploma graduates to reflect on post-IB life and offer perspectives on topics of their choosing. Alumna Kristin Waites is one of this year’s cohort of alumni contributing authors. By Kristin Waites With my college graduation behind me and a new job on the horizon, it’s odd to think that I won’t be […]
“As graduates of the Diploma Programme, we are used to striving—and thriving—with a heavy academic load,” says alumna Kimberly Righter,”but the DP was designed to be so much more than rigorous academics and career ‘success’…the DP strives to build character.”
Alumna Jackson-Irwin tells us about the road to fluency in German. She says: “The MYP allowed me to focus on the fundamentals of language acquisition before moving into more rigorous Language B coursework during the Diploma Programme (DP).”
After finding inspiration through her Theory of Knowledge (TOK) coursework, Marie-Louise Brown read Philosophy at University College London. She is now the Head of Citizenship at her Alma matter, the Anglo-European School in Ingatestone, United Kingdom.