The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a very challenging academic program that also places focus on responsible citizenship. An internationally recognized curriculum, it encourages critical and compassionate thinkers with a global perspective.
Many of the ivy league universities and colleges like to see the IB program on transcripts because it shows them that the student is dedicated, up for a challenge and can apply their knowledge to solve problems. The program does however require a lot of hard work and often extra hours of homework every night. Discussion on this topic is being help inPros and Cons of the IB Program.
Here are some personal accounts that will provide you with some additional insight into the benefits.