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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Good News Letter Archive
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 IB counselors, coordinators, and university admissions officers around the world. The Good News Letter highlights universities that we feel have a particularly strong and/or exciting IB recognition policy, offer credit […]
The Myth of the IB HL Arms Race
In Parke Muth’s blog post from June 9th he makes some very interesting observations about the perceived value of different curricula, and how students and parents feel tremendous pressure to “up the ante” by taking more A Levels, more APs, more IB Higher Levels. This is a matter that concerns us all, and I ask […]
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.