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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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5 Top Things to Do in Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s biggest city and a global financial hub. During the Summer China Seminar, you will have plenty of things to do in Shanghai. Whether you want to learn more about Chinese history or see picturesque views, Shanghai has something for everyone. 5 Things to Do in Shanghai: The Read More

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6 Popular Dishes in Beijing

With the exception of Beijing’s best-known culinary export, Peking Duck, most of the popular dishes in Beijing have been adopted from surrounding areas. Regardless of their origin, all of the following dishes are now fully ingrained in Beijing life and can be sampled at restaurants throughout the city. Popular Dishes Read More

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Travel Advice and Budgeting Tips

Once I had everything set for my seminar, there was one thing that I was still really stressed out about: How much money to bring. When I asked others for budgeting tips, people responded with, “Well, it depends on how much you want to spend.” – which doesn’t really help. Read More

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The Forbidden City and Chinese Traditions

From holding a higher regard for rank and having a higher dedication to their children, the Chinese culture is very different from that of the United States. Size still reflects power in China. Having a big building or a big entrance into a building means you have a lot of Read More

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

From America to Europe: Leaving the United States for the first time is both very exciting and very scary. You’ll be excited to jump on the plane and soak in everything Europe has to offer, but you won’t be able to hep thinking about the “what ifs.” Until the moment Read More

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Free Time in Europe

One of the first questions I get asked by students is if there is any free time. Of course there is! On my Summer Europe Seminar, most of the company meetings and scheduled activities happened in the morning. This allowed us to have the majority of the day as our Read More

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A Regular Day in the Life of an IBS Program

When I initially signed up to attend the Summer Europe Seminar, I had no idea what to expect. I knew we would visit companies but I thought there would be quizzes and tests along the way. This program is anything but traditional! We weren’t ever in a classroom setting and Read More

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Why I Decided to Study Abroad with IBS

Why I Decided to Study Abroad: Growing up in the US and Canada, I looked at myself as someone who was fairly culturally adept. In comparison to many of my friends, that was probably true. A few of them had only been to a few states, much less lived somewhere Read More

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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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