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#Cultured

Thanks to IBS I got to visit a lot of interesting companies in each of the six different countries we traveled to. Although there were plenty of other great company visits, I’m going to discuss in-depth about the BMW plant, Innsbruck Tourism Board, and the Cantina Valpantena Winery. Each of Read More

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Hard Work Pays Off!

The minute that you hear anyone talking about going abroad, it’s human instinct to immediately see dollar signs racking up in your head. How is any college student on a budget supposed to afford something like traveling overseas when we’re out here on campus eating ramen noodles three times a Read More

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How I Found Financial Resources

Once I was all signed up for the Winter One program with IBS I felt huge relief and excitement because I was on my way to fulfilling my dream of studying abroad in college. But I still had one huge setback to somehow push through: funding my program. It seemed Read More

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The Language Barrier in China

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert If you’ve ever had an interest in traveling to a foreign country you would possibly plan out places to go, foods to try and souvenirs to purchase. There is something so inspiring and Read More

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Expecting the Unexpected

When in Europe, I began to notice many little differences between American culture and European culture. A lot of the differences are everyday things that we would not think twice about. They can sometimes be annoying, but it is part of respecting and honoring the culture of the city that Read More

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Things to do in Paris

Versailles: We took a train to Versailles. We left early in the morning since the line could potentially get long later in the day. When we got there the line was wrapping around into several rows of people. We waited for about 45 minutes but it went by quick since Read More

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What to Do With Your Free Time

Free time recommendations Aside from the business seminars that would mostly occur in the mornings, you have a lot of free time to explore these beautiful countries. These are some recommendations of places to go eat, enjoy nightlife, and tourist attractions: Germany Our first day in Europe we all went Read More

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It’s Smarter to Travel in Groups

Why it´s smarter to travel in groups When I first thought about coming to China to experience the culture and people a few years ago, I was not sure when that would be possible for me. Last year, during my semester abroad at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Read More

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Expanding My Business Horizons

The International Business Seminars Summer MBA Program helped expand my business horizons and open myself up for new personal and professional experiences. Pre-Departure Experience When I started the MBA program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), I did not know anyone else in the program. As an introvert, Read More

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There is a First Time for Everything

My first time being out of the country I had never traveled outside of the United States prior to my IBS Summer Europe trip. This would be my first time! I knew I wanted to travel abroad during my college years but wanted to make sure I was going to Read More

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Dreams Really Do Come True

A Dream Come True I got to visit some amazing places through the Summer Europe Program offered by IBS! I’m going to breakdown a little more about each of the countries and my experiences. So the countries we visited were Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and finally England. The amazing Read More

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The Value of Studying Abroad

Why I valued and invested in the IBS program before attending and why I valued my experience after Since I was a senior in high school, I knew I wanted to study abroad in Europe. However, planning to do so is not the easiest thing. There are many programs to Read More

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