Ultimate Guide to the International Baccalaureate
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The Ultimate Guide to the International Baccalaureate!

Get all the information about the IB curriculum in one place

Why Are Crimson


What You'll get in the Guide

The guide was written by Australian students who recently gained admission to Cornell and Oxford. The guide is packed with their experiences, insights and tips for you to make the right decision whether you are a current IB student, a future IB student or a parent looking for more information. 

  • ATAR vs IB comparison
  • The pros and cons
  • The students it suits
  • Choosing subjects
  • Exam tips
  • Uni pathways

The Application Process basics

Tips and links to get your started 

Common FAQs from Australian students

Your Admissions Experts

How to get into Harvard or Oxford isn’t common knowledge. Get advice from experts who are up to date with all the latest news, trends and facts about applying to US or UK universities from Australia.

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  • 5+ years in admissions industry
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  • Supported students who gained admission entry ance into Harvard and Stanford
  • Specialist in US, UK, Postgrad admissions
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  • 6+ years in international education
  • Specialist in US universities, UC network, Business Tech Degrees

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  • 5+ years in admissions industry
  • Supported students who gained admission entrance into Cambridge, Oxford, and Ivy League Universities
  • Specialist in US, UK, Athletics and Performing Arts admissions
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What We Do

The words of brilliant Crimson students who achieved their dreams working with us

US College Admissions

Stand out from the field on your US application

Top UK Admissions

Excite admissions officers with your UK application

SAT Tutoring

Outclass your peers with our premier tutoring

SAT Tutoring

Level up your score and reach as far as possible

US College Admissions

Stand out from the field on your US application

Top UK Admissions

Excite admissions officers with your UK application

SAT Tutoring

Outclass your peers with our premier tutoring

SAT Tutoring

Level up your score and reach as far as possible

US College Admissions

Stand out from the field on your US application

Top UK Admissions

Excite admissions officers with your UK application

SAT Tutoring

Outclass your peers with our premier tutoring

SAT Tutoring

Level up your score and reach as far as possible

Crimson's Success

The words of brilliant Crimson students who achieved their dreams working with us

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Hear about Annie’s Journey to UChicago

Melbourne student, Annie, joined Crimson well before Year 12 and is now studying at #3 ranked University of Chicago

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Go behind the scenes at some of the top universities in the world to gain an insight into campus life and to explore the possibilities for your own future.

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We’re here to help you

Whether you know a lot about overseas study or just starting out, speak with our US & UK admissions experts so you can better understand what it means to apply and study abroad. Some common questions you can ask your Crimson Academic Advisor are:

    1. What extracurriculars can help me stand out?
    2. What ATAR / IB score would I need for my goal universities?
    3. What’s the most important part of the application process?
    4. What scholarships are available for Australian students?
    5. What does it take to get a US college sport scholarship?
    6. What’s the advantages of studying overseas?
    7. What universities are best for the courses I want to study?
    8. How does Crimson improve my chances of gaining admission?

2018 Judging Panel

The words of brilliant Crimson students who achieved their dreams working with us

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

2018 Judging Panel
CRIMSON EDUCATION CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Crimson Education. Jamie applied to the top 25 universities in the world and gained acceptance into all of them. Jamie was named 2016 Young Innovator of the Year by the NZ Innovation Counil. This year Jamie featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 - Consumer Tech.

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