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Putting the pieces together on your college application
Deputy Director of Admissions at Rice University, Tamara Siler shares advice to DP & CP sudents as they leverage their interdisciplinary IB education in the university admissions process.
From IB to liberal arts
We invited colleges and universities to reflect on how an IB education prepare students for higher education at their institution. St. Michael’s Collge is the first in the series.
Questions about IB Math? Here’s how we can help!
Senior Development Manager Marie Vivas shares a variety of resources on the new math courses and provides a recognition update.
What UK universities know about IB: Questions and answers about university applications
This post is part of a series in which admissions officers answer questions about International Baccalaureate (IB) student university applications.
How fair is the university admissions process?
IB World magazine investigates what is being done to ensure all students have equal access to college.
The best way for universities to get ready for DP curriculum changes
New developments are underway in the IB Diploma Programme (DP) mathematics curriculum with the a new course beginning for Year 1 DP students in 2019. Rachelle Bernadel, the IB’s University Relations Administrator for North America, works with institutions to make sure they stay up-to-date.
Alumni guide: Finding and applying to university
From getting your search started to arriving on campus, this collection of resources and essays is an informal guide for Year 1 and 2 IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students based on the experiences of IB programme alumni.
Four essays that helped earn IB students their admission to university
We asked recent DP graduates from around the world to submit essays and personal statements that played a role in their admissions process to the university of their choice. We chose excerpts from four essays that highlight four different approaches.
Making the leap from IB to university life
We asked IB alumni to offer their best advice for making the transition from IB life to university life. Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Vidish Parikh is a 2016 alumnus of Turner Fenton Secondary School, Canada and now a student at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.
The power of your network
Up until now, good grades, community service, and other individual accolades got you what you deserved… That is, however, not exactly how it works after you complete the DP. Alumni, Matthew Ferby, shares his advice on networking and navigating the professional playing field beyond the Diploma Programme.
Tips from college and university admissions officers for DP mathematics choices
How can you provide the best guidance to high school students who are choosing their Diploma Programme (DP) mathematics courses and help them understand how their choice can relate to their pathway to college and university? Universities are starting to talk publicly about the decisions they are making around their recognition for the new DP […]
On numbers, values and risk
“The arts demonstrate that what we later come to recognise as paradigm-changing innovations could hardly have been planned, and as a result are … the work of individuals who took the road less-traveled.” DP graduate Marcel Wälde explores the value of open ended creative inquiry in an era that is increasingly quantified.
Hot words in higher education
Every college and university around the world is different. They have their own mascots, traditions, student demographics, etc. While this is true, the higher education community is rather connected. Alumnus Matthew Ferby shares his experience with higher education since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP).
From the admissions office: Practical advice for university essays and applications
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.