It results with long hours spent on learning how to bullshit your way through almost everything thats directed at you. Procrastination is also one of the key elements of IB. They deliberately ask questions which make 2+2 look complicated. By the time you're in your second year, waiting for the MOCKS, all you'll want to do is stick your head into a meat grinder.
It includes a philosophy course called Theory of Knowledge in which you're meant to show interest in the life thats been taken away from you. You also have to produce an Extended Essay of 4000 words and no matter how enjoyable your topic seems it makes you prefer having sexual intercourse with a British woman aged 60+ instead of continuing your life as an IB student. These two aspects make it more difficult when compared to A levels which is the British equivalent where they leave you some breathing space.
There is no such thing as a sane IB student or teacher. In the year of my graduation, one teacher was kicked out for being a pedophile, one teacher turned out to have a blog where she talked about her obsession with a physics teacher who is engaged, she dissed half the faculty, talked about her twitch reliever and reflected on her craving for mad sex.
It will teach you how to procrastinate.
It will teach you the true meaning of loneliness.
It will attempt to turn you into a liar, cheater and whore by making you an ambitious wanker resulting with you losing all the friends you've ever had.
It will cheat you into taking Math Studies which in not actually math and you end up turning your mathematical brain into mashed potatoes.
It will cheat you into taking a higher level science which you should not do unless you intend to become a specialist in the field of toenail fungus.
IB - Teaching students how to turn shit into gold!
See also: Academic Suicide
I B, therefore I stress
I stress, therefore IBS
The state goals of the program are to provide students with an education rounded out accross five program areas ("groups") - including Language 1, Language 2, Social Sciences, Science, Math, and Art/Option. Additional elements of the program include CAS (a system used to force students out of the house once in a while), ToK (philosophy) and Extended Essay.
In an attempt to shove too much information down the throats of students, the program ends up significantly improving the core skill required to succeed in IB: Bullshit. The phrase I.B. therefore I B.S. comes from this.
Its long, unpronounceable and un-spellable name only adds to its supposed prominence.
In short, this institution is designed to swindle valuable money and time away from its members by exploiting competitive young adults.
IB students are typically extremely masochistic and rarely sleep. It is also known to have made students who once felt quite smart to feel quite stupid, thus greatly lowering their self-esteems.
Another name for IB is hell.
IB student: Sorry, I can't. I have a chemistry formal report due tomorrow, I have to read about 100 pages for biology, read an entire Shakespeare play, write a research paper about Stalin, do an entire chapter of calculus, and volunteer for 8 hours too.
Non-IB student: Damn.
Vaughn Road Academy's pretty hard to get into, it's IB.
IB really takes alot of work.
IB - teaching students to turn shit into gold.