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The Company Visit I Enjoyed Most while Traveling to Southeast Asia

Edwards Lifesciences The company visit I enjoyed the most was Edwards Lifesciences in Bangkok, Thailand. Edwards Lifesciences in Thailand is a commercial based facility that focuses on the selling and marketing of heart valves for patients who are suffering from heart disease. Edwards Lifesciences was started in 1958 when Miles Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Travel Tourism in Thailand & Vietnam

As I departed on my first ever trip abroad, I knew I was in for some exciting firsts and new adventures. What I didn’t know was all of the small things I would learn along that way that would help make my trip complete. My first piece of travel advice Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Forming Unexpected Bonds

The majority of people (myself included) who have plans to travel to such popular and culturally enriched cities usually plan to see all of the most popular tourist destinations. For example, people go to London to see Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, The Tower of Read More

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Paris Vs. London

When I began looking at different International Business Seminars (IBS) programs, I was most interested in the different destinations that were offered. When I saw the Paris and London trip, I was a little hesitant because we would be traveling there in the winter season, and I prefer the warm Read More

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Feeling Welcome in Southeast Asia

Initial Fears One of the biggest questions you need to ask yourself when deciding to study abroad would be: “Is traveling to a different country meant for me?” Seeing the world is something I’ve always want to do but I have been too scared to go alone and also feared Read More

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The Financial Resources Are Out There!

Apply for scholarships! A trip abroad can sound very appealing. However, the price tag of the trip can be quite daunting. That’s what I thought when I first looked into studying abroad in SE Asia with IBS. I’m already paying tuition- how could I possibly afford a trip to Asia? Read More

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Traveling to Southeast Asia

Upon my return to the United States, I have realized that I have changed in a few ways. One thing that I’ve noticed is that I have gained new perspectives and respect for people. People in Thailand especially were so kind and welcoming, it made me wish we could learn Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Learning Something New While Traveling to Southeast Asia

During Day 4 of the International Business Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, I had the privilege to meet Eric Hallen. Eric is the retired manager at Rembrandt hotel and one of the things he stated was how Thai people respect everyone. He said, “No matter what job or social status someone Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Things to do in Munich

I was excited to participate in the Summer MBA Program and start the program in Munich. I had been to Munich years ago but did not have much time then. I was looking forward to going back to explore Munich a little better and knocking some attractions off my “Things Read More

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Tourism and Traveling Tips

Throughout the 16 days of the trip, I gained a whole new perspective of the world that we live in. Being able to spend a couple days in four different countries gave me a great perspective of how the countries compared to each other and the US, and the things Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

Different Ways of Life

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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