Questions of access, equity and diversity have become mainstream conversations not only within the educational world but the world, in general. From political elections to school policy, many industries are committed to understanding the ways in which we make opportunities for upward mobility more available for diverse populations. When it comes to those in higher […]
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Marie Vivas is the IB Americas Senior Development Manager. She has overall responsibility for university recognition in the Americas region, working closely with admissions professionals counseling university bound students. In our little corner of the IB world we are always looking for opportunities to increase student access to higher education and to prepare them for […]
Celebrate the future 2017 graduating class! This year, the Reach Higher initiative, led by former first lady Michelle Obama, features short videos of students to celebrate College Signing Day. Help us support her campaign by creating our own IB version, featuring IB students from all over the world and from all types of IB World […]
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. Hi IB family! It has been a crazy few months here in Rachelle’s world (and at the IB)! I hope you have not missed me […]
This past week I attended my first American Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Hello IB family and Happy New Year! It’s been a few weeks since I last posted but we are back and ready to jumpstart the year. Here in the office, it has been an exciting and very busy time for the University Relations Team. Part of that excitement stems from the higher education access work […]
Although the ARC wound down Sunday afternoon, the University Relations Team was still hard at work planning our first annual IB Higher Education Summit on Access that took place this past Monday
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, […]
This blog post is designed to support IB teachers and counsellors to better understand the confirmation process of conditional offers at UK universities. It also hopes to provide an insight as to why there may be a gap between the release of qualifications and a final decision being made.
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!