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!

Why Knowing a Foreign Language is So Important in Business

I often hear Americans who have just returned from Europe that “Everyone speaks English! There is no point to learning foreign languages!” I could not disagree more with this statement, particularly for people who are entering the world of business. I grew up speaking only English. I took Spanish classes Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Picnic in Paris

One of my absolute favorite days while studying abroad was our free day in Paris. Paris is FULL of hustle and bustle. Think crazy New York streets filled with shoppers around Christmas time except across the world and they all speak French. Of course in Paris, the first things you Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Austrian Adrenaline

Austrian Adrenaline One part of this trip I really enjoyed was the mix of free days and busy days. One of the most memorable free days I had was the early morning paragliding flight in Austria. It all started with my paragliding instructor Mr. Mike. He made sure to get Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

My Summer Abroad in Europe

My Summer Abroad in Europe I chose to attend the Summer Europe trip with International Business Seminars because I was searching for a program that was not too long, would lead me to multiple European countries, and help me with my future career. IBS stood out to me because it Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Best Places to Eat While in London

Best Places to Eat While in London Something I am very passionate about is food. During my time abroad with International Business Seminars, I documented my every bite and lived the “phone eats first” motto to the fullest. First, we visited London. The food in London was not anything special Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

How I Became a Better Version of Myself

How I Became a Better Version of Myself Part of the International Business Seminars experience is being thrown into a situation that may be unfamiliar to you, learn how to adapt to it, grow as a person and develop the ability to handle unknown situations more effectively. During my experience Read More

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Visiting the BMW Assembly Plant

Visiting the BMW Assembly Plant After our first two days on the Summer Europe Seminar, I was excited to hear that we were going to visit the BMW assembly factory very soon.  This day was an early start and drive to the assembly plant located in Regensburg, Germany. We arrived Read More

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What it’s like to Travel with Strangers

I chose to study abroad with IBS on the Winter One Europe Seminar because I wanted to attend a program where I would travel with strangers. With that being said, I went into this experience not knowing a single soul. To my surprise, this was one of the best decisions Read More

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I Gained More Than Just An Education On My Trip Abroad

I gained more than just an education on my trip abroad My study abroad trip not only enhanced my education, improved my network, but also helped me grow as a person in multiple ways. Before my trip abroad, I was very quiet, with a lot to say but didn’t know how Read More

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How to Find Funding to Study Abroad

How to Find Funding to Study Abroad One of the first things that I hear people say when they tell me they can’t study abroad is that the cost is too much. On first glance, this would appear to be the case but as you look at what you get Read More

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Why My Experience in Europe was Worthwhile

After weeks of debate, I decided to attend the Winter One 2018 seminar. I traveled to and learned about international business in London, Paris, Geneva, Heidelberg, and Amsterdam. Leaving the country for the first time was a scary thought, but I ended up having the time of my life! Why Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

What I Unexpectedly Gained from Traveling with IBS

Personal Growth Before I attended the Summer Europe Seminar, I was not an outspoken person and heavily relied on making plans and lists. I was reserved at the beginning because I didn’t know anyone else. After traveling with IBS, my family and I noticed how I grew personally and professionally. Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe