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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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My Favorite Company Visit in China

Through the Summer China Program, I was able to visit companies in a variety of industries that helped me consider different options for my future employment. My favorite company visit in China was with Asia Pacific Properties. I loved the way the speakers presented and I loved the overall mission Read More

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Journaling Your Adventure

Journaling 101: If you don’t want to forget everything you did on your IBS Program, then journaling is a good habit to have during your time abroad. Keeping a journal gives you the time to process what you did during the day. When you first arrive to your hotel from Read More

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I Grew Personally & Professionally During My Summer China Seminar

“I can honestly say that, of all the trips I have made across the world, this adventure was the most amazing.  I got more out of this experience in China than I ever could have imagined.”   Summer China Seminar: During the Summer China Seminar, we met Mr. William Baker, who Read More

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Thanksgiving Traditions From Around The World

When it comes to Thanksgiving, American tradition is shaped by food, football, and family. The holiday is on the fourth Thursday of November and is centered around delicious and festive food. Whether it’s pumpkin pie, bread stuffing, or roasted turkey, Americans put great emphasis on a Thanksgiving meal. Although Thanksgiving Read More

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What I Learned From The Hard Rock Cafe

The major aspect that was unique about my study abroad experience was all the company seminars I attended. I participated in the 2017 Summer Europe Program where we visited 6 countries in 23 days. In each country, we learned from a variety of international companies, which gave us an inside Read More

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Six Countries in Three Weeks

A friend and I spent some time researching study abroad programs, only to find that most programs are based in one country at a time. When we both discovered IBS, we immediately stopped the search for other programs and applied to the Summer Europe program together. The main reason I Read More

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Katelyn & Taylor Share Their Summer Europe Experience

Katelyn & Taylor Share What They Loved About Their Summer Europe Experience: Taylor and Katelyn are both students at The University of Mississippi who attended the 2017 Summer Europe program. Katelyn is a business marketing major who would love to work and live abroad. Taylor is a marketing and corporate Read More

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7 Common Dishes & Beverages of Germany

Germany is known for their traditional cuisine around the world. The most well-known German cuisine is wurst, also known as German sausage. From Bratwurst to Weisswurst, German cuisine goes far beyond sausage. Many German dishes are rich, hearty, and make great comfort food. Whether you’re studying abroad or traveling for Read More

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Making Connections

Much of the draw for attending an IBS seminar stems from the idea of making connections with international business executives. I can tell you from personal experience that there are so many networking opportunities. During the Summer Europe program, we met with the CEO of a (successful) startup, were in Read More

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