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

Mistakes to Avoid When Studying Abroad in Europe

Bring a Portable Phone Charger Some of the mistakes that I made while abroad involve technology. First, it was a big mistake not bringing some sort of portable charger for my phone. Every day in Europe was a very busy day and thus involved taking a lot of pictures and Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Once in A Lifetime Study Abroad Trip

A Once in A Lifetime Opportunity by Marlee King 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 Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Take The Chance to Study Abroad

The Chance to Study Abroad As I left for my freshman year of college, everyone told me to enjoy my time and not to take the experience for granted. I had plans to do everything I set my mind to: join clubs, make new friends, get cum laude, study abroad, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

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 IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

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