Emma Bateski and Grace Watson
Mrs. Tinsley 2B
In my IB MYP critical thinking class we were asked
to create a product in unison with a problem that
we feel as a teenagers the need to offer a
Define the Problem
The problem that appealed most to my partner
and I was colleges.
The idea decided on was to create an app, or
social media platform, that organized all colleges
and their information in one place. Many students
can’t afford to travel to their dream college and
set up college tours, so this app would be
designed specifically to appeal to high school
students, college students, and professors.
In creating our app, CollegeCollab, designs were
created by both of us. Grace created a template
for how the app would look in different screens
and how it would function from the design that
Are there apps/social media platforms already
created for this idea?
Is this a necessity in society?
Who would I be targeting with the creation of this
What design would be most aesthetically pleasing
to catch the eye of the targeted audience?
Grace’s dad is a computer programmer, working
with programming machinery. Grace and I
received his assistance in creating the template
for the app, as well as the coding behind it, and
could get his assistance in actually creating the
app as well.