What College Admission Directors Are Saying about IB....
“IB is well known to us for its excellent preparations. Success in an IB program correlates well with success at Harvard. We are always pleased to see the credentials of the IB Diploma Programme on the transcript.” Marlyn McGrath Lewis Director of Undergraduate Admission Harvard University
“One of the advantages of the IB curriculum is its structure and quality. It is a coordinated program, well established, well known and well respected. We know the quality if IB courses, and we think the IB curriculum is terrific.” Christoph Guttentag Director of Undergraduate Admission Duke University
“Send us prepared students a la IB. . . It is the ‘best’ high school prep curriculum an American school can offer.” Marilee Jones Director of Undergraduate Admission Massachusetts Institute of Technology
What Students are Saying about IB....
“I feel like the IB program gave me the confidence that I could handle large workloads and demanding academic material. It gave me the confidence to challenge myself in university and elsewhere..." -IB Diploma Graduate
“My success as an undergraduate, both in academic and extracurricular setting, was largely due to the time-management and analytical skills developed during my years in IB..." -IB Diploma Graduate
“...I find that IB's greatest benefit was that it left me with a better understanding of myself: my capabilities, my strengths as well as my weakness. By pushing my boundaries, the program compelled me to strive for a higher degree of excellence and in doing so it fostered within me both academic and personal growth..." -IB Diploma Graduate
These quotes are from In Their Own Words: Quotes about IBO
What Experts are saying about IB....
"When you sign up your child to be in the IB diploma program, you are not signing up to see how many credits they are going to get in their freshman year of college. You are signing up to see how well can we develop critical thinking skills, how well can we educate your child in all facets of education.”
“The IB students on average had a GPA decline of from 3.8 to 3.3, only a 0.5 drop, while AP students dropped 0.8, from 3.9 to 3.1, and regular college prep students lost a whole grade point, from 3.6 to 2.6.”