Do International Baccalaureate Programs Prepare Students For College?

Information for this blog post was provided by Kathryn Pfaff. Kathryn is a fourth year student at the University of California, Berkeley, double majoring in History and Spanish and minoring in Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies. While at Cal, Kate has been a member of the Cal Dance Team, served as a volunteer coordinator for arts enrichmen...

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IB vs. AP: What’s The Difference?

Program Differences The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program challenges students to develop skills in a wide variety of areas by providing a well-rounded curriculum.  IB student are expected to combine academics with school involvement and leadership in order to develop the whole person. Advanced Placement (AP) students only take classes and e...

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International Baccalaureate Diploma

If you’ve read the International Baccalaureate Program post, then I’m sure you’re already pretty familiar with how the International Baccalaureate Diploma works. In this post, I’m going to show you 3 videos that will provide you with more information about the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Video #1 – High Schoo...

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International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate Program (“IB” Program), is a comprehensive curriculum that was designed by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.  The goal of the program is to prepare students for success at the college-level. According to the IBO, their mission is “to develop inquiring, kno...

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