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The IBS blog is dedicated to sharing experiences and information on travel, business education, culture, study abroad, and more! Through the IBS Study Abroad Blog, you can find information on how to highlight your study abroad experience on your resume, top packing tips, and other information relating to planning a trip abroad or after returning home. The IBS Digital Ambassadors Blog shares experiences and advice written by our IBS Alumni. We encourage you to engage with our alumni as they are happy to share their experiences with you!

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How to Prepare for Your First International Business Trip

How to Prepare for Your First International Business Trip Most people tend to over pack for trips in general. For business trips, you want to be prepared for any unexpected event. However, if you look at your itinerary, you can plan for flexibility without taking everything in your closet. Traveling Read More

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Tips for Parents of Students Studying Abroad

Tips for Parents of Students Studying Abroad Sending your child to study abroad can be both rewarding and terrifying as a parent. On one hand, you know your child is about to have the experience of a lifetime, discovering a new culture while simultaneously gaining important life skills. On the Read More

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Money Management Tips for Students Studying Abroad

Money Management Tips for Students Studying Abroad For many students, budgeting is the least fun part of studying abroad. Nobody wants to think about costs, especially when it’s so easy to get lost in the promise of enriching adventures. However, study abroad money management is not only crucial for having Read More

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Benefits of Summer Study Abroad Programs

Benefits of Summer Study Abroad Programs There are many types of study abroad programs available for students to choose from. Some of them involve going abroad for an entire semester, while others last for a matter of weeks during summer or winter breaks. If you’re thinking about studying abroad, you Read More

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Are Short-Term Executive Study Abroad Programs Worth It?

What is an Executive Study Abroad Program? Studying abroad used to appeal only to an adventurous few and the programs available were somewhat limited in scope. Students lived in dorms and attended classes, which offered a traditional student experience and the opportunity to advance their language skills. However, there was Read More

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8 Reasons MBA Students Should Consider Studying Abroad

8 Reasons MBA Students Should Consider Studying Abroad In today’s global economy, understanding the motivation behind international business decisions can help students bridge cultural gaps, and prepare them for careers at home and abroad. MBA study abroad graduates are more attractive to potential employers, jump-starting careers in a variety of Read More

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How I Became a Better Version of Myself

How I Became a Better Version of Myself Part of the International Business Seminars experience is being thrown into a situation that may be unfamiliar to you, learn how to adapt to it, grow as a person and develop the ability to handle unknown situations more effectively. During my experience Read More

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Differences Between U.S. and UK Business Ettiquette

Differences Between U.S. and UK Business Etiquette Considering the common language foundation and the historical ties between the US and the UK, you would think business etiquette would be a simple matter of changing a few spellings and remembering that tea means supper and supper isn’t the same as dinner. Read More

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Networking Tips for Students during International Travel

Networking Tips for Students during International Travel Traveling abroad is a great opportunity to hone your cross-cultural communications and build relationships that may benefit your academic advancement or future career. Here are a few tips for how to network when traveling or studying abroad, and how to build a great Read More

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