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These blog posts have been written by our students. Enjoy learning about the Executive Experience Abroad through our students’ eyes!

Make the Most of Your Time Abroad

So Many Experiences in So Little Time! One of the most exhilarating things about traveling to new places for me was knowing all of the exciting new activities and destinations I could happen upon and potentially explore. One of the most daunting tasks of research before going on the trip Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Navigating European Cities

My IBS Summer Europe program in 2018 was not only my first time to Europe; it was my first time anywhere outside the United States. Naturally, I was quite worried. I was worried that I would lose my luggage. I was worried that I would lose my passport. I was Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Studying Abroad Experience in SE Asia

Culture Galore! Reflecting on my SE Asia study abroad trip this past winter, I still cannot believe how lucky I am to have been so immersed in the culture of both Thailand & Vietnam while on my International Business Seminar program. The fact I was able to study abroad in Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

A Whole New World Outside the USA

A Whole New World outside the USA I have always considered myself a well-traveled person. I’ve been to Europe a few times, traveled to the Caribbean, Mexico, and all over the United States. I have tasted a handful of cuisines and experienced different cultures. Though all of the journeys I’ve Read More

Category Europe, IBS Student Blogs

Top Attractions To See While Studying Abroad in London

Generally speaking, London is an expensive city to visit, especially from overseas. As an American traveling to the United Kingdom, you’re already at a slight financial disadvantage because British currency is worth more than U.S. dollars, meaning that your money doesn’t go as far as it would at home. However, Read More

Category Europe

Beyond Paris and London: Best Places to Study Abroad in Europe

If you’re thinking about studying abroad in Europe, you’re in good company. Approximately 54 percent of U.S. students who study abroad choose to go to Europe, and it’s not hard to see why. Europe offers American students a wealth of diverse languages, unique cultures that go back centuries, and unforgettable Read More

Category Europe

Flying in Paradise

Volare in cielo o paradiso Hands down one of my favorite countries we went to while studying abroad in Europe was Italy. There are many reasons why but I would say my top three reasons are the delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous scenery. The Food The food from the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

How Does Brexit Impact Study Abroad Programs in Europe?

Students interested in study abroad programs may be concerned about the effects of Brexit. Since 1973, the United Kingdom has been a member of the European Economic Community and later the European Union. In the 2016 EU membership referendum, 51.6 percent of voters supported the withdrawal of the UK from Read More

Category Europe, IBS Student Blogs

Packing for Three Weeks in Europe

Before traveling to Europe, the only major concern that a lot of us had was what exactly we were supposed to wear and how many articles of clothing we should bring. Typically, people probably only pack clothes that will last them a week, we were going to be living in Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Common Questions about Studying Abroad in China

Studying abroad is a unique experience that allows students to build both a better understanding of their specific discipline and knowledge of global issues at the same time. While it’s surely an exciting time, it’s understandable that you might have a few questions before heading off to study abroad in Read More

Category Summer China

Company Visits with IBS

My experience with IBS was completely worthwhile. Not only did travel help me grow on a personal level, but it also gave me job experience and insights that will be valuable throughout my career. I just went through the recruiting process with all of the big 4 accounting firms and Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Making Memories and Friendships during Study Abroad

Many say that after you return home from a trip, you are different or have a different perspective on life. Studying abroad either for a short period of time or a long-extended time has a positive effect on one but could also have a negative effect. After I returned home, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe