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Culture Shock in Southeast Asia

The “culture shock” diagram was shared in our introductory meeting in Thailand, and stuck with me throughout our trip (as pictured on the right). Although the diagram explains the stages over a month to month period, I feel I experienced a similar pattern during my trip just on a smaller Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

My Professional Dreams

Attending the Winter One International Business Seminar was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. I was able to become more independent, I was able to experience different cultures, and I was able to grow professionally. This seminar taught me a ton about myself and further Read More

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Learning through Firsthand Experience

During the seminar, we had the opportunity to visit different companies from various industries. We were able to hear directly from top executives of the global companies we visited. From their presentations, I was able to learn in a real-life setting as opposed to a traditional classroom setting which made Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs

My Favorite Company Visit

Attending an International Business Seminar program is an unforgettable experience. They provide you with a trip like none other. Through their program, you are able to stay in 4-star hotels, visit a handful of countries and cities in one trip, make new friends, and connect professionally with other businessmen and Read More

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Growth in Southeast Asia

I had a couple of goals when I signed up for the Winter Southeast Asia International Business Seminar. Some of these goals were to make a few good friends, to learn more about how businesses abroad operate, and to enhance my resume. Coming in, I didn’t know anybody that was Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Don’t Stress, IBS has your back!

I first heard of International Business Seminars from a friend of a friend. Before then, I had hoped to travel abroad through my university. A mix up with my study abroad office left me out of luck after all the application dates had already passed. I took the next week Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

My Goals For Studying Abroad

I knew when going into this seminar I was going to have a life-changing experience. Especially because it was going to be the first time I would be traveling to a different country all by myself. For some reason, I felt more nervous than scared knowing that I would be Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter MBA

Places to See – Places to Eat

Make a list of what you want to try! While traveling abroad, it is important that you do some research on what types of foods you will encounter along the way. Before you reach each country make sure you google what dishes are popular and find some things you want Read More

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Why I Enjoyed London Over Paris

My Winter Two seminar included an eleven-day trip to both London and Paris. My experience as a whole was amazing and I wish it would have lasted longer. Although my time in both cities was great, I think my favorite of the two was London. What made London stand out Read More

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When the Travel Bug Bites

learning first hand I had just returned home from my first time studying abroad when the travel bug hit me. I started searching through my school’s global engagement website to find another great opportunity. When I found International Business Seminars and began to make the first steps, I had no Read More

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How to Spend Your Free Day in Bangkok, Thailand

Best Day Ever! How should your free day in Bangkok be spent? Two words: Elephants World. At first, it was hard not to cringe at the thought of wasting 6 hours of our only free day on a coach bus headed to Kanchanaburi, Thailand. However, having experienced what I did Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

My Favorite Company Visits in London & Paris

The educational part of the International Business Seminars (IBS) study-abroad program took place at different companies in Paris and London. I was very excited to learn more about some of the business practices I learned in class. I was impressed that IBS was able to schedule meetings with some of Read More

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