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Keeping Hope with IBS Alumni

If there is one thing I am sure of during these uncertain times, is how resilient the study abroad community is. I frequently tell my students that you can always travel in the future, but the opportunity to study abroad is a completely unique experience. You have students from all Read More

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Our Commitment to You and Study Abroad

We recognize that our communities and the world at large is being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Emphatically, we understand that many of you are at home due to university and office closures, and may be trying to figure out what to do next. Our teams are working from home Read More

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10 of the Cheapest Countries in the World To Study Abroad

Study abroad is an investment in your future that is likely to pay personal and professional dividends for years to come. Nevertheless, the upfront costs involved may be prohibitive for students already on a budget. Scholarships and other forms of financial aid may be able to defray some, if not Read More

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How To Showcase Your Study Abroad in Your Grad School Application

Did you go on an exhilarating and memorable study abroad as part of your college education? Do not let that experience go to waste once you are home. One of the best ways you can continue to reap the benefits is by integrating it in your application to graduate school. Read More

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Benefits of a Global Education

For decades, students have been attending school in far-away countries with the assistance of study abroad programs through both their universities and third-party organizations. These are often seen as fun, exciting ways to continue the pursuit of higher education while making memories that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. However, there Read More

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Why College Is the Perfect Time to Study Abroad

Studying abroad is an incredible experience that can give you valuable insight into other cultures. There are a lot of high school study abroad opportunities, but should you wait until you’re in college to take advantage of the opportunity to study in another country? There’s no right or wrong answer Read More

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Key Questions to Ask Your Study Abroad Advisor

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do to further your education. Learning about a subject you enjoy from the unique perspective of a different culture can be life-changing. The key to enjoying the experience as much as possible is being prepared beforehand and knowing what Read More

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So You Want to Study Abroad But Your University Doesn’t Offer It

For most students, the opportunity to live, work, and study abroad is a rich experience that has a positive impact on their future careers. Not only do you find opportunities to network with business executives from global companies, but you also visit some of the most significant and impressive destinations Read More

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How To Stay Connected While Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a truly exciting time regardless of your destination. The fact that you’re traveling the world and building unforgettable memories while you make important connections and hone valuable skills make the experience truly one of a kind. However, there is one issue that troubles potential participants as well Read More

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How to Talk About Study Abroad in a Job Interview

When alumni reflect on their academic careers, studying abroad is often the part that stands out from all the other memories. That’s often where they learn to adapt to their circumstances, to think on their feet, and to hone their leadership skills. When it’s time for graduates to look for Read More

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5 Tips for Making Study Abroad More Affordable

Studying abroad has the potential to impact your life in more ways than one. From enhancing your education to broadening your perspective of the world, the benefits of studying abroad are countless and everlasting and therefore well worth your time and monetary investment. However, if you’re like many college students Read More

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Adapting to the Business Culture in Switzerland

Switzerland is a mecca of successful business enterprises. The country’s economy is one of the strongest in the world with low rates of unemployment and a dedicated and skilled workforce. As you prepare to travel to this booming business center, don’t let yourself be intimidated by Swiss business culture. With Read More

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