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Making Sense of Stress & Uni Life

WHO’S THE SPEAKER? Eleonora Levis is currently in her 2nd year of university at UCL in London. I had the privilege of witnessing Eleonora’s growth as she flourished from a Year 10 GCSE History student into a driven, balanced, wise, and grounded TOK student in IB2. What I particularly love about Eleonora, is how she says it as it is. No sugar coating....

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Inspiring IBDP Alumni Talks About Time Management

WHO’S THE SPEAKER? Anna Maria Makariou Pithi is currently in her 3rd year of university at the American College of Athens (Dheere), which is the oldest American-credited College in Europe. She was a well-rounded IB Diploma graduate with an active, balanced lifestyle and a passion and appreciation for creative/expressive extra-curricular activities, and...

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Making Sense of the Design Industry

WHO’RE THE SPEAKERS? Milly Rose Gunn & Myrto Katrinaki are former IB Diploma students who’re here to talk about their university and work experience insights for people who want to work in creative businesses – particularly ones in fashion and games design. Other than the fact that they are, as you can see yourself from their interview,...

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IB Diploma Alumni Talks About Self-Discipline

WHO’S THE SPEAKER? Pavlos Palios is currently doing a Masters in Economic and Social History at the University of Cambridge, after finishing his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Durham. As part of his undergraduate degree, he got a lot of experience in public speaking through weekly presentation assignments and through his work in helping...

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How to Choose Your IB Subjects

And the full interview of two recent IB Diploma graduates who are talking about how they went about choosing their IB subjects is now out!!! Anyone whose worked with George Papasotiriou and George Tsalas knows that they are GREAT role models for future IB Diploma generations. One of the things I love about George Tsalas and George Papasotiriou is how they never let...

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How to Go From a 5 to a 7 in HL IB Maths

Greetings, lads and lasses, dudes and dudettes (or whatever else you like to be called), Time for another episode of ‘Let’s Talk About the IB’! Now you may say – but I don’t even do HL IB Maths…so what’s this video got to do with me? Well to start with, the study skills that Aris Grivas shares with you in this video can be...

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Why Take a Gap Year? A Successful IB Graduate’s Perspective

It’s not uncommon for IB students to feel so much pressure to go straight to university after doing the IB Diploma, that they may even begin to doubt themselves and that inner voice that is telling them to go for a gap year, first. The higher education industry is booming, and in places like the UK, represents a significant part of the British economy not only...

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The 3 Types of Stress IB Diploma Students Experience

In this episode of ‘Let’s Talk About the IB’, Kleio Kartalis tackles 3 issues/stressors of the IB Diploma years that all put on a different kind of pressure and therefore require a slightly different tactic in order to cope. For example, she talks about how university applications are a major long-term, continuous type of background stressor (most...

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