In college applications – show kindness instead of overachieving

A recent report published by the Harvard Graduate School of Education spells good news for CAS students. Your CAS portfolios will have more currency and value in college applications. Called “Turning the Tide” the report reflects on the biases of the admissions process for US Colleges and urges a revolution therein. Richard Weissbourd is one of the directors of that school’s Making Caring Common project, which was responsible for producing the report. He also authored the research that was one of the triggers ...

Before you start the IB Diploma, think about your University Choices

Think about your university choices before you start the IB Diploma? You may think it's  too early to start thinking of what you want to study in university before you have even embarked on your IB Diploma adventure, but it may be a good idea to take a look at the following information. OSC runs both a University Application Course in Boston and University Tour here in the UK, for students who have already been through one year of the IB Diploma Programme. Last year on the tour, it ...