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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!

5 Ways to Maximize Your Time Abroad

Going abroad is a thrilling time in your life and each day brings new experiences. Through an IBS Program your scenery will change every 1-4 days and you will travel to some of the most amazing cities on the planet. This all brings one question, “how do I maximize my time Read More

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Paragliding in Austria

We traveled to Innsbruck, Austria and met with the Innsbruck Tourism Board to learn about how they market Innsbruck and the surrounding Tyrolean area as a top destination to visit. As the meeting went on, we learned that extreme sports are popular activities in Innsbruck. We had an opportunity to 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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Leanna’s Winter Southeast Asia Experience

Winter Southeast Asia program through a student’s eyes: This video was put together by IBS Alum, Leanna Rutledge. Leanna attended two IBS programs, Summer China & Winter Southeast Asia. The Winter Southeast Asia program provides an opportunity for students to experience Bangkok, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in Read More

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7 Surprising Things I Learned About Europe

While I was abroad, every single day provided an opportunity to experience and gain a deeper understanding of European culture. I am a firm believer in the idea that we learn most about ourselves through experiences. Although every day is a different day, each moment in life can provide an 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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Surviving While Studying Abroad

Before heading out of the country I heard a lot of “Do Not’s.” To me this is very negative. “Don’t talk to strangers. Don’t stay out late. Don’t go where you don’t know. Don’t forget anything. Don’t be an ‘annoying’ American. Don’t wear North Face Jackets. Don’t wear athletic clothes. Read More

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Homesick to Wanderlust

First Study Abroad Trip When I embarked on my first study abroad trip, I was extremely excited. It was my first time going abroad, a childhood dream, and I would be taking my first vacation without my family. I went with about ten other students, none of whom I knew Read More

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Tips for Flying

Flying can be a scary thing for some people, especially if you’ll flying for over 10 hours. But even if you aren’t afraid of flying, it’s not easy to be comfortable on a 10-11 hour flight in economy seating. But I have a few tips that may help get you Read More

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