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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!

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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Interview with Summer Europe Alum, Molly

Molly is from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is completing her senior year in marketing and finance. She has gained an appreciation for other cultures and traveling through her time with International Business Seminars. What are your goals after graduation and has your experience with IBS impacted your career goals Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Interview with Summer Europe Alum, Kendall

Kendall is from Pensacola, Florida and she’s currently a student at the University of Mississippi. Kendall is an Integrated Marketing Communications major with a minor in Business and found an International Business Seminar to be exactly what she needed to take her education to the next level. Read more about her Read More

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International Business Seminars..What Does This Have to do With My Career?

The feelings of guilt for going overseas (when much of my family has never had the opportunity) were very real for me. I repeatedly was asked, “What does this have to do with college?” or “What does this have to do with your Accounting career?” by confused friends and family. Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer China

Life after IBS – My Job Offer in London

As my last blog post, I have chosen to write about life after IBS. While the trip was nothing short of incredible, the experiences will last a lifetime and continue to influence my choices in the future. I have always loved traveling but IBS allowed me to see the world Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Clothes and Accessories Overseas

Here are a handful of clothing/accessory hacks I used to ensure my safety and to pack light while studying abroad. Cross-body purse I liked this one from Travelon (around $30-$50 on Amazon, depending on color) because of the following features: • Zipper clip (so that nobody can get at your Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer China

How To: Pack in Only a Carry-On

Words cannot express how excited I am for the Winter One Trip coming up in just a few weeks! If I could be on the plane with you guys, I would be there. But alas, going on another International Business Seminar was not in the budget this year. It was Read More

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How to Spend Money Wisely on Your Trip

In order to budget effectively when studying abroad, you want to start by looking at how much money you will be bringing with you abroad. I would recommend keeping this money on a debit/credit card instead of bringing cash because cash could be misplaced or stolen. If a credit card Read More

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One Thing I Wish I Would Have Done Before Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a great idea for so many reasons. It allows you to experience different cultures, you are able to get out of your comfort zone, and you are able to have the time of your life. When I was preparing for my time in Europe, I was so Read More

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Capturing Your Trip

Immediately you probably think of the word “camera” when you hear the word “capture.” But what about videos or maybe even the souvenirs you’ll bring back home? Everyone remembers his or her trip in a different way. Pictures Some students brought GoPros, DLSR Cameras, or simply used their cell phone Read More

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Left and What I’m Doing Differently This Time

Signing up for the Summer China seminar happened practically on a whim for me. In the midst of a crazy semester, I managed to apply, sign up, arrange everything with my school, and find the funding to pay for everything. But because I was (or at least felt like I Read More

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What to Pack on your IBS Seminar

With your seminar just around the corner, you are probably starting to think about what to bring with you. It’s hard to picture every necessary item you will need for your travels abroad, but making a checklist of necessities will surely ease your mind as you prepare to set flight Read More

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