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6 Popular Dishes in Beijing

With the exception of Beijing’s best-known culinary export, Peking Duck, most of the popular dishes in Beijing have been adopted from surrounding areas. Regardless of their origin, all of the following dishes are now fully ingrained in Beijing life and can be sampled at restaurants throughout the city. Popular Dishes Read More

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Thanksgiving Traditions From Around The World

When it comes to Thanksgiving, American tradition is shaped by food, football, and family. This holiday is on the fourth Thursday of November and is centered around delicious and festive food. Whether it’s pumpkin pie, bread stuffing, or roasted turkey, Americans put great emphasis on a Thanksgiving meal. Although Thanksgiving is Read More

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7 Common Dishes & Beverages of Germany

Germany is known for their traditional cuisine around the world. The most well-known German cuisine is wurst, also known as German sausage. From Bratwurst to Weisswurst, German cuisine goes far beyond sausage. Many German dishes are rich, hearty, and make great comfort food. Whether you’re studying abroad or traveling for Read More

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Packing Tips for Business Travelers

For business travelers spending a portion of their year on the road, knowing how to pack efficiently is an essential skill. As a student attending an IBS program, understanding how to pack accordingly is equally as important. Not only will you need to pack business attire for company meetings but Read More

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Business Casual – What Should You Wear?

There are many interpretations of the term “business casual.” Some office environments are more relaxed than others when it comes to dress code policies. Because of this, some people interpret “business casual” as more casual rather than business. Traditional Business Casual Attire: Business casual attire is a cross between business Read More

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Top 10 Things To Do In London

If you’re looking for things to do in London, you won’t have to look far as there is a lot to see and explore. From museums to historical landmarks, London has something for everyone. Although London is known for being expensive, most of the city’s museums don’t charge an admission Read More

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13 Tips for Traveling to Southeast Asia

Are your bags packed and you’re ready to go? Hold on a minute. Whether you’re attending an IBS Program or planning a trip of your own, it’s important to plan ahead and prepare. 13 tips for traveling to Southeast Asia 1. Get the right visa for the country you’re visiting Read More

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Students Visited the GE Global Research Center in Germany

Through the Summer Europe and Summer MBA programs, our students had the opportunity to visit one of the six Global Research centers for GE. GE Global Research is in partnership with the GE businesses and brings talent and technology together to create products that differentiate GE as a leader in innovation. Read More

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6 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad During College

Is now the right time? Should you pack your bags and venture overseas? There are many benefits to traveling abroad, whether it’s for a study abroad program or another adventure. A few of our Alumni shared their top reasons why you should study abroad during college! 1. Because it will Read More

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How to Add Your IBS Seminar to Your Linkedin Profile

By adding your International Business Seminars trip to your LinkedIn profile, you’ll be able to showcase your international experience while you build and maintain your professional network. According to an Erasmus Impact Study, 64% of employers consider international experience important when recruiting new employees. With LinkedIn being the world’s largest Read More

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The Executive Experience Abroad

With technology advancing and easy access to information, it’s time to realize that our educational opportunities need to adapt to our students’ wants and needs. The International Business Seminars (IBS) program, The Executive Experience Abroad, was created to prepare students for an evolving business world that is continuously becoming more Read More

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Insights I Gained From Studying Abroad

Greetings! If you are reading this you are most likely in one of two boats: 1) You are considering studying abroad 2) You have already committed to a study abroad program and are wondering how to prepare for this undertaking. Kudos to you on taking the first step toward studying Read More

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