International Business Seminars

IBS Student Blogs

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

My Goals For Studying Abroad

I knew when going into this seminar I was going to have a life-changing experience. Especially because it was going to be the first time I would be traveling to a different country all by myself. For some reason, I felt more nervous than scared knowing that I would be Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter MBA

Places to See – Places to Eat

Make a list of what you want to try! While traveling abroad, it is important that you do some research on what types of foods you will encounter along the way. Before you reach each country make sure you google what dishes are popular and find some things you want Read More

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Why I Enjoyed London Over Paris

My Winter Two seminar included an eleven-day trip to both London and Paris. My experience as a whole was amazing and I wish it would have lasted longer. Although my time in both cities was great, I think my favorite of the two was London. What made London stand out Read More

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When the Travel Bug Bites

learning first hand I had just returned home from my first time studying abroad when the travel bug hit me. I started searching through my school’s global engagement website to find another great opportunity. When I found International Business Seminars and began to make the first steps, I had no Read More

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How to Spend Your Free Day in Bangkok, Thailand

Best Day Ever! How should your free day in Bangkok be spent? Two words: Elephants World. At first, it was hard not to cringe at the thought of wasting 6 hours of our only free day on a coach bus headed to Kanchanaburi, Thailand. However, having experienced what I did Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

My Favorite Company Visits in London & Paris

The educational part of the International Business Seminars (IBS) study-abroad program took place at different companies in Paris and London. I was very excited to learn more about some of the business practices I learned in class. I was impressed that IBS was able to schedule meetings with some of Read More

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Living Out My Dreams in London & Paris

Paris One of the top destinations that I have always wanted to visit was Paris because of the Eiffel Tower. I was eager to see and go to the top of the Eiffel Tower for the first time! On the first day, we were able to take a tour of Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter Two

How I Grew Personally & Professionally in SE Asia

Before I ventured off and took my first steps towards becoming a college student, I read a journal on how to survive my college years. Referenced inside, was a quote by Albert Einstein that read “the only source of knowledge is experience.” Ever since that day in late August of Read More

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The Company Visit I Enjoyed Most while Traveling to Southeast Asia

Edwards Lifesciences The company visit I enjoyed the most was Edwards Lifesciences in Bangkok, Thailand. Edwards Lifesciences in Thailand is a commercial based facility that focuses on the selling and marketing of heart valves for patients who are suffering from heart disease. Edwards Lifesciences was started in 1958 when Miles Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Travel Tourism in Thailand & Vietnam

As I departed on my first ever trip abroad, I knew I was in for some exciting firsts and new adventures. What I didn’t know was all of the small things I would learn along that way that would help make my trip complete. My first piece of travel advice Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Forming Unexpected Bonds

The majority of people (myself included) who have plans to travel to such popular and culturally enriched cities usually plan to see all of the most popular tourist destinations. For example, people go to London to see Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, The Tower of Read More

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Paris Vs. London

When I began looking at different International Business Seminars (IBS) programs, I was most interested in the different destinations that were offered. When I saw the Paris and London trip, I was a little hesitant because we would be traveling there in the winter season, and I prefer the warm Read More

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