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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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Using WeChat Pay in China as a Tourist

WeChat, a Chinese social media platform, is one of the most popular chat apps in the world. With more than 650 million daily users, the app has become one of the most heavily used in existence. Over time, the app has expanded to allow Chinese citizens and tourists to make Read More

Category Summer China

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Studying Abroad

Pack a suitcase with extra room When going on a study abroad trip for about a month, you want to bring your whole closet and everything you own, but DON’T! For starters, I would bring statement pieces that can match with different tops and different bottoms. You also don’t want Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs

Not Your Typical School Setting

Who doesn’t like to have a fun time while learning!? The company I enjoyed learning from the most was BMW. BMW gave us the chance to learn how the company started and see how things get done every day. It was a great experience to see how cars that some Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Common Questions About IBS Study Abroad Programs

Studying abroad is a unique way to learn new perspectives and gain insight into your academic or professional career. At IBS, discover a world of opportunity and learn how business is conducted around the globe. Most Common Questions from Applicants How Much Does It Cost? Seminars vary in cost, depending Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Top 5 Things to Pack for an International Trip

Top 5 Things to Pack for an International Trip During my study abroad trip, I learned that these were some of the most important items that either I or other people on the trip realized were essential while abroad. Different Types of Clothing One of the first things I learned Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

6 Statistics Every US Study Abroad Student Should Know

Even as more US students are choosing to study overseas every year, misconceptions persist about the programs, participants, and value of study abroad. While the benefits of studying abroad can sometimes be immeasurable, others can be calculated via mathematical means. The following US study abroad statistics demonstrate that studying overseas Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Best Streetfood You Can’t Miss in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is the largest city by population in Vietnam and is the arts and cultural center of the country. It is an international tourist site, with an estimated 6.39 million tourists in 2017. If you plan to visit this wonderful city, here’s a Read More

Category Winter SE Asia

Find the Spirit of Christmas in Europe

The spirit of Christmas comes alive with the sound of vendors shaking roasted chestnuts over an open fire, the scent of sausages in the air and the sight of people wandering by brightly colored stalls while holding mugs of mulled wine between gloved hands. Christmas markets in Europe date back Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Experience Four Countries in 16 Days

My favorite part of my seminar was being able to travel to multiple different countries in such a short amount of time. For most study abroad programs out there you have to go to one place for an entire semester and you are stuck there just exploring and learning that Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe
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