Stories from our international boarding schools


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IB vs. AP – discover the difference

High school students in the US who are interested in challenging themselves academically can choose ... Read more

9 steps to make a successful application to UK universities

Applying to university is definitely one of the most challenging yet exciting events in the life of ... Read more

5 simple ways to stop procrastinating

As teenagers, we’re expected to manage our time with studies, extra-curricular activities, sports, f... Read more

Teaching Theory of Knowledge in China

I had the wonderful opportunity of going to China to teach a Theory of Knowledge introductory course... Read more

IB vs. A-Level: Which is right for you?

One of the most important decisions to make when coming to the United Kingdom is choosing which prog... Read more

Building a better world through education – IB at EF Academy

06 who will build a better world through intercultural understanding and respect. The IB program cha... Read more

Hats off to our IB Diploma Classes of 2017 in Oxford and Torbay!

Big congratulations to our IB Diploma Classes of 2017 at EF Academy Oxford and Torbay for scoring ex... Read more

The importance of a global citizen education

You’ve probably heard the term “global citizen” several times by now. Especially in our ... Read more

Small EE tips that might save you from headaches

IBY2 student Renato Zimmerman of Brazil, writes about his experience with the Extended Essay. The Ex... Read more

12 reasons not to choose the IB

Caught your attention? Khoa Thien Le, IBY1 student from Vietnam writes in jest the reasons why you m... Read more

Five ways to make the most of the IB

  Diverse friendships: From the eyes of someone who is the only one from their country, it’s e... Read more

Beyond the building blocks: English instruction for higher-level academic success

To truly succeed as an international student studying abroad at an English-speaking school, there ar... Read more