The International Admissions Bulletin (formerly the International Ideas Bulletin) is the publication of choice for admissions professionals in international schools.

The magazine is edited by Catalina Gardescu, the Manager of Admissions & External Relations at the American International School of Bucharest. The magazine is published and distributed free of charge by Faria Education Group, the world’s leading software provider to international schools.

Issue 1

September 2016

Issue 2

March 2017

Editorial Board
We are assembling an editorial board for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in joining us, please write to bulletin@openapply.com.

Publication
The International Admissions Bulletin is published twice a year, in September and March.

Story Contributions
Have a great idea for a story? Please write to us at bulletin@openapply.com.

Advertising
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Featured Articles

Admissions Directors helping to keep the ship on course

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Re-Enrolment Roundtable

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The State of International School Admission

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Issue 2 - March, 2017

International schools are no stranger to competition, particularly as the demand for both English-medium instruction and international education expands. Newly-developed wealth, a “flattening” wor...

Why Admissions Should Sit at the Leadership Table

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Issue 2 - March, 2017

As part of the network of international schools, admissions professionals are working in a growing global market of international schools. This brings up several important questions: How can admission...

Interviews with Directors

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Issue 2 - March, 2017

Whenever we hire anyone in the admissions office, we look for someone who is personable, a good communicator, possibly never downcast. Our staff in the admissions office should bring in good energy an...

Re-Enrolment Roundtable

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Issue 2 - March, 2017

International Admissions Bulletin Issue 2 - March, 2017 As the international school market grows more competitive each year, retaining students is more important than ever. The IAB recently caught u...

Working Smarter

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Issue 2 - March, 2017

T.K. Ostrom and Maria English met in 2007 and worked together at Shanghai American School (SAS) as the Director of Admission and Assessment Coordinator/Admission Manager, respectively. At that time, S...