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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 Personal Experience and Growth

Going on a trip abroad, especially by yourself, can be very intimidating. But there will always be ways you will connect with others. I came on this trip not knowing anyone or having specific expectations of what was going to occur. I knew I wanted to make as many good Read More

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Living with a Roommate

Living with a roommate on a short-term study abroad trip can be a thrilling adventure, but it can also come with its own set of challenges. Here are some tips to help you make the most out of your living situation! First and foremost, communication is the key to a Read More

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Dressing Appropriately for Business Visits

Dressing appropriately for business visits is a must, especially as a student making a first impression on executives during an international business visit. It’s crucial to understand that your appearance can significantly impact the impression you make on the executives representing the companies you’ll be visiting. So, it’s essential to Read More

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Traveling and Anxiety

Studying abroad can be an exciting and life-changing experience, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming for students with anxiety. The idea of traveling to a foreign country, meeting new people, and experiencing unfamiliar cultures can trigger anxiety symptoms such as nervousness, restlessness, and worry. If you’re an anxious Read More

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Pre-Departure Planning Tips & City Favorites

A city by city how-to guide to maximize your time and visit attractions that will soon become lifelong favorites.   Pre-Departure Planning: Approximately a month prior to my departure I started to get extremely excited about the trip. However, I was somewhat nervous thinking about everything I was about to Read More

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10 Creative Ways to Document Your Time Abroad

We highly encourage all of our program goers to document their time abroad! First and foremost, it helps you to preserve your memories and experiences for years to come. By documenting your journey, you can revisit your study abroad experience whenever you want, relive the moments that made it special, Read More

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Disneyland Paris While Studying Abroad

When traveling abroad it’s important to find something that resonates with you across all cultures. It can be nerve wracking traveling across the world alone, but if you can incorporate your passions into it becomes a lot less scary! My passion has and always will be Disney. I reside in Read More

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Company Meetings on Winter Europe 2022

The highlight of the seminar is having the opportunity to meet and get one on one time with many different businesses and executives. During the Winter Europe 2023 Seminar we met with a multitude of highly skilled and impressive businesses. In London we had 5 seminars: overview of Brexit, Furious Read More

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Planning for the Long Game

Planning and budgeting techniques that I used to save for a three-week trip abroad; and how I am using these saving techniques going into the future.   Searching for the Perfect Fit While I was certain of the personal, academic, and professional benefits this experience would impart on me, the Read More

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Lloyd’s of London: More Than Just a Building

Lloyds of London is a building where insurance and reinsurance business takes place. The Lloyd’s building, also known as the ‘Inside-Out Building’, is located on the former site of East India House on Lime Street. Lloyds resides in the heart of London’s main financial district. This building’s design is unlike Read More

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My Finance Experience for the IBS Winter Seminar

As a college student, going on a trip abroad, long or short, can be expensive. Since this is an expensive investment, it is important to know how other people viewed the trip and learn some tips and tricks from those who have gone before you. I will go into how Read More

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Is It Worth It?

Travel to London and Paris on a Student’s Budget Some might ask how I was able to afford this amazing opportunity. I am a full-time master’s student and have a full-time job. It can be difficult at times, as days can grow long, and it feels that there is little Read More

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