Rachelle Bernadel is the IB’s University Relations Administrator at the IB Global Centre in Bethesda, MD, USA. She is also an IB graduate of Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Maryland. The Good News Letter is a resource created by the University Relations team at the International Baccalaureate. It is sent out every other month to […]
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Save the Dates: IB Conference of the Americas and IB College Fairs!
Rachelle Bernadel is the IB’s University Relations Administrator at the IB Global Centre in Bethesda, MD, USA. She is also an IB graduate of Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Maryland. It seems hard to believe that spring is right around the corner and its almost the end of February! This time of year is like […]
When the decisions come rolling in
Counselors, you are often the bedrock of a student’s intellectual and personal development during the secondary years and your influence during this delicate time is essential.
7 Tips for a Strong IB Letter of Recommendation
With so much weight riding on the counselor recommendation component of an application submission, it can be stressful to know exactly what to write.
The High School Counselor Challenge 2015
On top of the heavy workloads and large amounts of students that many counselors experience on a daily basis, it never ceases to amaze me when they still find the time to create initiatives to bolster the development of their fellow colleagues. Former IB counselor turned IB coordinator David Quinn from Edmonds- Woodway High School […]
2014 NACAC Conference, Recap
NACAC, PNACAC, OACAC… I think I am all ACACed out! If you attended the 2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference like Marie and I did, then I am sure you know the feeling well. This past week (Wednesday-Saturday) Marie and I presented and exhibited at the conference in Indianapolis, Indiana with over […]
Getting you up to speed, part 2
With all the newness of the year, many counselors still encounter lingering issues with former students. The most common is ensuring that their IB transcripts were successfully sent to their prospective colleges.