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!

Lasting Rewards

It has now been nearly half of a year since I have returned from my first study abroad program. In those six months, much has happened, and many things have changed. It’s understood that it is simply how the world works. No matter what, it’s just going to keep on Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

How To: Survive The Last Month Before Your Trip

With only one more month before the Winter Europe Trips leave, I know exactly how you’re feeling. You want to get excited but finals are around the corner and it feels like December is going to drag on. Never fear, there is still so much you can do before you Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

Abroad on a Budget

Let’s cut to the chase and talk about one of the most stressful things about studying abroad: money. I am very thankful to have parents that have always encouraged me to study abroad and were willing to cover the majority of the cost for the trip, but all of my Read More

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Journaling During Your Trip (You’ll Thank Yourself!)

Many students I traveled with on my business seminar planned to journal during their trip, but not many followed through with it past the first couple of days. Here are a few recommendations I have for seminar journaling, and the ways it has helped me since my return. Tips for Read More

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What to Expect from Your Company Visits with IBS

I remember being nervous about my first company visit with Neokami in Germany with IBS. I did not know what to expect because I had never met the CEO of a company before. It can be intimidating, but if you do research and prepare for each visit, you will feel Read More

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FAQ’s with IBS Alumnae, Kendall

As my time as an alumni ambassador for the fall semester ends, I thought I would compile a list of the questions I am asked most often about IBS. 1. Where did you go on your trip? As much as I love telling people about IBS, I almost hate this Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Why IBS Summer Europe Was Right for Me

Location, Location, Location There is nothing more important about an abroad trip than the location(s). IBS Summer Europe offered six countries and multiple cities. PERFECT! The cities varied from villages to metropolises: lots to see, do, and eat. The methods of transportation were great as well—fly into Europe and take Read More

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Remove Yourself From the Comfort Zone

Prior to my experience abroad with International Business Seminars, I had traveled outside of the country on one occasion. Alongside my family, we took a week-long cruise to Mexico. Our itinerary brought us to three different ports, each with an afternoon of leisure and exploration. While that trip was undoubtedly Read More

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Why I Chose IBS

I decided to study abroad with International Business Seminars when I was browsing the Ole Miss study abroad website and found an interesting-looking program pertinent to my major. I love IBS because not only is it a great way to see unique countries but it is also a great way Read More

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A Day in the Life of an IBS Student

IBS provides a unique and unparalleled opportunity that is new and exhilarating on a day-to-day basis to each individual that partakes in the study abroad experience. This particular aspect that IBS provides is part of what made my study abroad journey such a wonderful time. Today’s modern society has unfortunately Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

A Taste Of Paris

Paris, France has been a dream vacation since I was a little girl. The sites, the sounds, the food and the language—it had to be the embodiment of France, or so I thought. Having traveled to Alsace-Lorraine, France in 2015, I soon realized the vast history and culture are what Read More

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How To: Plan for Your Trip Early!

You might be wondering why I’m writing a blog post about planning out your trip when the applications for the Winter study abroad programs haven’t even closed yet, but trust me when I say that you need to plan early. Planning isn’t just thinking about all of the fun you Read More

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