Graduating VIMSIA students have been accepted to Harvard, the U.S. Naval Academy,  Stanford,  Princeton, Brown,  Bryn Mawr, Wellesley College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Swarthmore,  and more.  

Our 2017 and 2018 graduating classes  received over $9,500,000 in scholarships combined. 

The Class of 2017 will be attending Agnes Scott College (GA), American University (DC), Clark University (MA), Duquesne University (PA), Marymount Manhattan College (NY), Seton Hall University (NJ), Stanford University (CA), Suffolk University (MA), University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Md., University of Tampa (FL), Valencia College (FL).

The Class of 2018 will be attending American University (DC), Becker College (MA), Emerson College (MA), Emmanuel College (GA), George Washington University (DC), University of Northern Florida (FL), United States Coast Guard Academy (AL), University of the Virgin Islands (VI).   

The Class of 2019 will be attending Allegheny College (PA), Bryn Mawr College (PA), Drexel University (PA), Florida Atlantic University (FL), Georgia State University (GA), Grove City College (PA), High Point University (NC), Howard University (DC), Jacksonville University (FL), Occidental College (CA), Rider University (NJ), University of Miami (FL).

International Baccalaureate Organization Recognition staff work to ensure that IB students are properly recognized by universities and governments for the unique credentials and qualifications of their IB education.

Ms. Kara Ebe is the PGIA Director of College Counseling. She helps our families navigate the search, application, admission, financial aid, and transition processes.  Families are given unparalleled support and uncompromising service.  Juniors and seniors take a College Seminar class, and juniors are enrolled in an SAT/ACT prep class.  PGIA hosts private college visits, and our students attend local college fairs.  

What colleges say about IB

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Harvard University, Marilyn McGrath Lewis, Asst. Dean of Admissions
“Success in an IB program correlates well with success at Harvard. We are always pleased to see the
credentials of the IB Diploma Program on the transcript.” GPA is not nearly as important a factor in
university admission as the IB Diploma. If a student has to choose, choose the Diploma over
protecting the GPA.”

Duke University, Christoph Guttentag, Director of Undergraduate Admissions
"One of the advantages of an IB curriculum is its structure and quality. It is a coordinated program, 
well established, well known and well respected. We know the quality of IB courses, and we think
the IB curriculum is terrific." 

Crimson Education Report on The IB Scores Needed for the Top Universities in the World

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