It seems there is no rest for the IB – Marie and I are still running on the high that is attending conferences back to back. Last week’s blog post was about our time at the Overseas Association of College Admissions Counseling, and the beginning of the IB Conference of the Americas (or the ARC, […]
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The Ultimate Week of Conferences, Part 1 of 3: OACAC and IB Conference of the Americas
It’s a week of conferences for the IB University Relations team! Marie and I spent Monday-Wednesday at the Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) conference in Tampa, Florida, and then flew back to DC to dive right into the IB’s Conference of the Americas, taking place Thursday-Sunday. It’s quite a week!
Turning “Either/Or” into “Yes”
The IB is about combining all aspects of life, to prepare students to be life-long learners in the world beyond their school. It’s about not only encouraging students to check multiple boxes, but to connect the boxes, and go beyond them. Students choose their subjects, covering a lot of academic ground, but the IB is […]
6 Things I Wish I Had Known as an IB Graduate Getting Ready for College
Congratulations counselors – you and your students have made it through the IB exam period! As your students are saying goodbye to the IB, and many are getting ready for college, it might be a good time to give them some last pieces of advice. Here are some things I wish I had known when […]
IB Exam Season – Motivating students to succeed, regardless of their university destination
As May is beginning, we enter into the often dreaded IB exam season. Students are preparing for a month of exam after exam…Even before exams finish, IB students will be navigating the complex university admissions process, seeking credit and scholarships for their hard work – and looking for your guidance.
Welcome to the University Admissions Blog!
Hello everyone, and welcome to the University Admissions blog! I’m Maya Grodman, and I will post new content each week to share information and spark discussion with all of you.