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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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Budgeting on a Study Abroad Program

Are you planning to embark on a short-term study abroad program? Studying abroad can be an incredible experience, but it’s important to budget wisely to avoid overspending. In this blog post, we will share valuable tips on how to save money while studying abroad. From researching and comparing program costs Read More

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ETIAS Travel Authorization

Going into effect in 2024, ETIAS is a new travel authorization necessary for travelers to present on entry to the European Union.    Similar to the United States’ ESTA for visitors, the ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) is an additional security measure designed to both screen and track Read More

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Dealing with Homesickness

Studying abroad can be an incredibly enriching and rewarding experience, but it’s not uncommon for study abroad students to experience homesickness at some point during their time away from home. Adjusting to a new environment, being far away from loved ones, and dealing with cultural differences can all contribute to Read More

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How to Make: Pizza

Learn to make a classic style Italian pizza, simplified using pre-made dough and common toppings such as tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil, and olive oil. It’s worth noting that pizza in Italy can vary greatly by region and personal preferences, and traditional Italian pizza often features a thin crust Read More

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The Importance of Substitute Ingredients

We have started creating recipes that consist of a variety of ingredients and wanted to provide a resource list of substitutes you can use! In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of people with food allergies, and as a result, there has been a growing demand Read More

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How to Make: Matcha Latte

Matcha tea has been used for centuries in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies and was consumed by Buddhist monks to help them stay focused during meditation. It wasn’t until the 12th century that matcha became a popular drink among the Japanese aristocracy and was enjoyed for its health benefits and pleasant Read More

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Navigating Diet Restrictions

Studying abroad is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture, explore new places, and meet new people. However, if you have specific dietary restrictions, it can also be a bit challenging. In this blog, I’ll share my experience of navigating diet restrictions while studying abroad and offer Read More

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How to Make: Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala is a popular Indian dish that is loved by many around the world. It is known for its rich, creamy sauce and tender chunks of chicken that are infused with flavorful spices. While the traditional recipe can be time-consuming and require many ingredients, you can still enjoy Read More

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Consulates and Embassies

As a student, you may need to interact with consulates and embassies for a variety of reasons, such as obtaining a visa to study abroad, seeking assistance during an emergency, or accessing consular services. Here is everything you need to know about consulates and embassies as a student: What is Read More

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How to Make: French Crepes

French crepes are a delicious and versatile food that can be enjoyed as a sweet or savory dish. Although they may seem intimidating to make at first, they are actually quite easy to prepare, and with a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious meal in no time. In Read More

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Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad in 2023

Photo courtesy Bobby Regan / @reganrj2 Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity that can enrich your life in countless ways. From experiencing new cultures to expanding your horizons, studying abroad can be a life-changing experience that stays with you long after you return home. Here are the top 10 reasons Read More

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My Personal Experience and Growth

Going on a trip abroad, especially by yourself, can be very intimidating. But there will always be ways you will connect with others. I came on this trip not knowing anyone or having specific expectations of what was going to occur. I knew I wanted to make as many good Read More

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