“I think my current studies and interests really stemmed from my MYP personal project. During my tenth grade year, I designed and prototyped my own yo-yo model and helped market it with the support of my sponsor company.”Alexander Whitney - MYP and DP graduate - Oregon, USA
IB programme stories
IB students reflect diverse experiences and perspectives, attend IB World Schools in 147 countries representing an even broader range of nationalities. IB graduates are excited to share their experiences with schools, teachers and parents. Meet graduates who looked back at the impact of the IB on their lives.
Read stories from IB graduates
Featured alumni stories
To mark the IB's 50th anniversary in 2018 we are releasing a new series of alumni stories from around the world. Read about our alumni and what made their IB experience unique and memorable.
Diploma Programme stories
The Diploma Programme (DP) develops students who have an excellent breadth and depth of knowledge – 21st-century citizens who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically. Read about DP graduates from across the globe.
Career-related Programme stories
The Career-related Programme (CP) is a framework of international education addressing the needs of students engaged in career-related education. The CP leads to further/higher education apprenticeships or employment. Read testimonials from previous CP students.
Middle Years Programme stories
The Middle Years Programme (MYP) is a challenging framework that encourages students aged 11-16 to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. Students who complete the MYP are well-prepared to undertake the Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP).