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

Studying Abroad Helped Me In My Career

Studying Abroad Helped Me In My Career Studying abroad in college is a huge selling point to distinguish you from other candidates in the hunt for a career. Having this experience is not only a resume booster but it’s a confidence booster. In today’s work environment everyone is competing to Read More

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Why I Invested in Studying Abroad

Why I Invested in a Trip with IBS Finding the right study abroad program for you can sometimes be a difficult process. There are many out there to choose from. Many different countries you can visit. Many different things you can study. And there are a lot of decisions to Read More

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Studying Abroad With a Busy Schedule

Studying Abroad With a Busy Schedule Studying abroad is the highlight of many college students’ time in school. However, it seems like not everyone is able to get the opportunity. Whether it be due to money, time, work, school, or family. IBS gives those who wouldn’t normally be able to Read More

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How to Pack Accordingly for Your Seminar

How to Pack Accordingly for Your Seminar Hey guys! One thing that I believe you need to know before enduring on your trip is how to pack accordingly for your seminar. When I prepared from my trip, I spoke with so many different people for their opinions of what I Read More

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6 Essential Apps to Take Abroad

Spending 23 days in Europe there are many helpful apps you can use for navigating, translating, and keeping in contact with people on your trip. IBSABROAD The IBS app was very useful to me on my trip. I used it every day to stay on top of the itinerary and Read More

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From Strangers to Life-Long Friends

From Strangers to Life-Long Friends Participating in a study abroad program sets college students apart from the rest in more ways than you think. Did you know that under 5% of college students commit to studying abroad? This is not only a huge advantage to your future careers but to Read More

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Tips on How to Save Money by Living Like a Local

Tips on how to save money by living like a local Traveling can be very expensive especially when you stray far from your normal routine. Traveling sparks indulgent tendencies that provide heightened experiences, which can make a trip more memorable. Since overspending on vacations is somewhat expected and easy to Read More

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Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe Germany Munich, Germany was the first stop on our IBS Summer Europe trip. After our initial trip to the Marienplatz, our group went straight for the Hofbrauhaus. The Hofbrauhaus is a 500-year-old beer hall that serves classic Bavarian brews by the liter. This Read More

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Exploring Munich

Exploring Munich Before your trip, it is always helpful to plan out some of the places you would like to see or restaurants you would like to eat at. From looking online to asking around, you are sure to find some good recommendations. Yelp and Reddit can always be helpful Read More

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Embracing Culture Through Communication

Embracing Culture Through Communication Traveling to a new country can be very nerve-racking. You often think to yourself ‘will I stand out?’, ‘will the culture accept me?’. These worries are valid since they may determine how well your experience goes. I find my self getting the best experiences from how Read More

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How to Pay for Your Seminar Without Using Your Own Money

How to Pay For Your Seminar Without Using Your Own Money As college students, money isn’t really something that we have a lot of. Especially when it comes to paying for classes, textbooks, gas, etc. There is only so much a check can cover and IBS understands that. When I Read More

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5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad

5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad There are a lot of packing tips out there on the internet. Here are some of the essential packing tips that in hindsight would have helped me out enormously. 1. Balance your casual and business wardrobe. On the IBS Summer Europe Seminar, Read More

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