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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!

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Lloyd’s of London

Lloyd’s of London – From a 17th-century coffee shop to the world’s premier insurance marketplace Before the seminar, I had no idea what Lloyd’s of London was, let alone that it is one of the most famous buildings in the world. I quickly learned it was unique for a variety Read More

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International Business In Southeast Asia

This post is about how I chose the International BusinessWinter Southeast Asia Seminar and how I was very nervous before going. I am sure some people are full-on adventure-seekers, but for me, this trip was something I was very nervous about. It all worked out though! International Business Seminars was Read More

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Brexit Divorce

For my executive experience abroad, my group visited both France and the United Kingdom. I found it to be very enriching to learn from these two different cultures and thought it was interesting to see the contrasting natures between their work approach and general lifestyle. Also, our program included visits Read More

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#1 Reason Why People Don’t Travel? Money.

Although I love to travel, I must admit that it is expensive! I understand why people don’t ever commit to traveling plans. Budgeting and managing finances for travel can be confusing and stressful. All my travels have been quite expensive, and it was very intimidating for me to commit to Read More

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Saving to Finance Your Study Abroad Trip

Financing a trip can be very difficult. For me, I thought it was impossible. I work full time while paying for school, trying to pay my bills, as well as attempting to have a social life. If you’re feeling a similar way, I’m here to tell you, it’s not impossible. Read More

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Free Time Recommendations for Your Visit to Paris, France

My advice on how to spend your free time in one city depends on the amount of free time you have during your Winter Europe Seminar. If you have a free afternoon or morning, you can visit any attraction you want to visit. The attractions won’t take a lot of Read More

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My First Time Traveling Out of the Country

Growing up, I never traveled outside of the United States, so I knew when I started college studying abroad was definitely an experience that I wanted to have; however, being that I am graduating early, a full semester was not an option for me. This led to a hunt for Read More

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My First International Business Experience

Before going on the trip to Thailand and Vietnam, I had no idea what the seminars would be like. I expected that we would be given presentations from Thai natives with a strong language barrier. I figured that the business seminars would also be extremely formal and highly structured. To Read More

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A Completely New Perspective

“Abby (me) from Four Months Ago” “Abby (me) from Four Months Ago” wrote an essay for the consideration of IBS to award her with a scholarship to attend their study abroad program to Europe over winter break. The essay was all about the personal, professional, and academic aspects in which Read More

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An Executive Experience in Southeast Asia

Anything is possible in Southeast Asia. After our various company visits during our seminar in Thailand and Vietnam, we would realize how true this statement is. There is a plethora of knowledge and tips to learn from businesses in these areas of the world. The level of growth and development Read More

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I Took a Trip and Gained a Slew of Benefits

There are so many benefits to participating in study abroad programs. I believe everyone should have the chance to travel while in college! There are countless benefits that I received from this trip, but there are certain goals related to my personality, academics, and professional skills that I was able Read More

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A Day in Paris: How to Live it up in the City of Lights

Paris is a beautiful, historic city that boasts thousands of churches, museums, and other attractions. With so many options it can be overwhelming what to do on a free day. Follow some tips from this guide and you can’t go wrong spending your day in Paris. Petit Dejeuner: Begin your Read More

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