The IB gives students distinct advantages by building their critical thinking skills, nurturing their curiosity and their ability to solve complex problems. The IB develops students who will build a better world through intercultural understanding and respect, alongside a healthy appetite for learning and excellence. IB programmes are different from other curriculums because it:
Research also shows that regardless of an IB students background or socio-economic status, they do exceptionally well at university and in most cases perform significantly better than their peers who did not participate in the IB Diploma Programme.
The intensity of the IB is one of the factors which makes it appear difficult. Students have to perform as all-rounders. With the help of Community Action Service (CAS), Extended Essay (EE) and Theory of Knowledge (TOK), IB ensures that students education is not only limited to their classrooms.
University Admissions understand that IB graduates undertake one of the most challenging education programmes available to them. They are ambitious and well prepared for success, in further study and life beyond.
The IB Organization states that through the IB programmes, students develop: