We are pleased to announce the release of the second episode of Riga Edu-Cast, expanding our school’s commitment to fostering insightful discussions and sharing valuable perspectives with our community and beyond.

This episode, titled “Unlocking University Doors: The Power of Preparation,” delves into the transformative journey of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) and its profound impact on preparing students for success in higher education.

Featured Guests: Perspectives from Students and Experts

In this episode, our host, Filips Andrejevs, a first-year university student, engages with a dynamic panel including Estere Pole, an ISR student, an admissions specialist from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), and IB DP Coordinator, Mrs. Emily Buckland. Together, they explore firsthand experiences and expert insights that highlight the invaluable role of the IB DP in university admissions and readiness.

What You’ll Discover:

  • Student Success Stories: Estere Pole shares her personal journey navigating the university application process, reflecting on the challenges and achievements of completing the IB DP.
  • Expert Admissions Advice: Gain practical guidance from an SSE Riga admissions specialist on what universities seek in applicants with an IB DP background. Discover effective strategies for crafting compelling applications that showcase unique experiences and achievements.
  • Skills for Future Success: Explore essential skills and current trends critical for thriving in higher education and the evolving job market. Understand how the IB DP curriculum cultivates attributes like digital literacy, adaptability, and global awareness, crucial for tomorrow’s leaders.
  • Navigating Transition to University: Join a candid discussion between Filips and Estere as they share personal insights and practical tips on transitioning smoothly from high school to university life, drawing from their own experiences and challenges.
    Why Listen?

Whether you’re a student, parent, educator, or simply passionate about education, this episode of Riga Edu-Cast offers valuable insights and practical advice. From navigating university admissions to developing essential skills for future success, each episode promises to be informative and thought-provoking.

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