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The IBS blog is dedicated to sharing experiences and information on travel, business education, culture, study abroad, and more! Through the IBS Study Abroad Blog, you can find information on how to highlight your study abroad experience on your resume, top packing tips, and other information relating to planning a trip abroad or after returning home. The IBS Digital Ambassadors Blog shares experiences and advice written by our IBS Alumni. We encourage you to engage with our alumni as they are happy to share their experiences with you!

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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Differences Between U.S. and UK Business Ettiquette

Considering the common language foundation and the historical ties between the US and the UK, you would think business etiquette would be a simple matter of changing a few spellings and remembering that tea means supper and supper isn’t the same as dinner. However, before you pop ‘round for afternoon Read More

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Networking Tips for Students during International Travel

Networking Tips for Students during International Travel Traveling abroad is a great opportunity to hone your cross-cultural communications and build relationships that may benefit your academic advancement or future career. Here are a few tips for how to network when traveling or studying abroad, and how to build a great 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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Financing Your Study Abroad Experience with IBS

Financing Your Study Abroad Experience with IBS Studying abroad doesn’t have to be financially draining, or a daunting prospect. You have numerous options to finance your study abroad experience and make the most out of your time with International Business Seminars. Apply for Scholarships and Grants The first and easiest Read More

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What to Wear For Business Attire in China

When facing the prospect of business meetings in China, you may be worried about dressing inappropriately and offending your hosts. Luckily, you likely have everything you need in your wardrobe to know what to wear for business in China. Chinese business attire isn’t overly different from Western business attire; it’s 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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Get a Jump Start on Your Business Career with IBS

In an increasingly global market, university graduates with experience in international relations and business practices have an advantage from the start. With International Business Seminars and a broad range of short-term study abroad programs throughout Europe and Asia, you can gain experience that prepares you to bridge cultural and language Read More

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Differences Between US and China Business Etiquette

Understanding Chinese culture is about more than just understanding the language. With a history of customs and traditions rooted in thousands of years of history, China has built its own unique and vastly differentiated business culture that at once integrates Western influences while fiercely preserving its own unique perspective. Differences 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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6 Ways an International Experience Can Impact Your Career

How an International Experience Can Impact Your Career Being exposed to many cultures, businesses and experiences is one of the ways today’s students can aim for top jobs in their future careers. No longer is it enough to understand college-level materials and have a degree. Even an engaging personality will Read More

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Most Beneficial Places for Business Majors to Study Abroad

Best Places for Business Majors to Study Abroad The ever-expanding global economy has led to necessary changes to the traditional college education, especially for business majors. In essence, the time of attending a university and learning only through lectures is long past. Today, there must be a way for business Read More

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