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The IB and College Outcomes
IB Student Acceptance Rates and Credit Policies at the Top 25 US Universities
The International Insight Research Group in partnership with the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) conducted a survey of more than 4,000 students, focusing on the acceptance rate at US colleges for IB students. This document draws on those survey results to compare the general population acceptance rate to the IB Diploma student acceptance rate at the top 25 US universities.
Key findings from research on the impact of the Diploma Programme
Research findings on the impact and outcomes of the IB Diploma Programme, related to: university enrollment and achievement, the academic and social-emotional university preparedness, and academic persistence. Research was originated or commissioned by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Global Research department.
Having the College Money Talk
Having the College Money Talk: 10 key questions every family should discuss
This article from the August 2016 issue of Consumer Reports magazine gives questions that students, and their parents, should discuss as part of the process of their college-planning process. The questions range from discussing a student's goals ("What does your student want to get out of college?") to the details of finances ("How much debt can one student manage?") among other topics. Author: Donna Rosato.
The College Application Résumé
Why Colleges Don’t Want “Well-Rounded” Students
A professional college advisor answers the questions: How many extracurricular activities do I need on my college applications? Is there such a thing as too many? Author: Lora Block,a certified educational planner at College Advisory Services.