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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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Insightful Company Visits

Learning from top executives and successful expatriates while abroad gave me insights into Asian business culture that I would not have been able to discern as an outsider. The realizations that dawned on me during my trip, from how blessed I am to have the rights I do as an Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Choosing the Best Study Abroad Program

Making the Jump! How does someone even begin to decide if they want to take the time to make an effort to travel across the world in hopes of learning something new about cultures and themselves? For me, I always knew I wanted to explore new lands, cultures, and people. Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter Two

Mistakes to Avoid When Studying Abroad in Europe

Bring a Portable Phone Charger Some of the mistakes that I made while abroad involve technology. First, it was a big mistake not bringing some sort of portable charger for my phone. Every day in Europe was a very busy day and thus involved taking a lot of pictures and Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Once in A Lifetime Study Abroad Trip

A Once in A Lifetime Opportunity by Marlee King I had just returned home from my first time studying abroad when the travel bug hit me. I started searching through my school’s global engagement website to find another great opportunity. When I found International Business Seminars and began to make Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

Take The Chance to Study Abroad

The Chance to Study Abroad As I left for my freshman year of college, everyone told me to enjoy my time and not to take the experience for granted. I had plans to do everything I set my mind to: join clubs, make new friends, get cum laude, study abroad, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter One

Make the Most of Your Time Abroad

So Many Experiences in So Little Time! One of the most exhilarating things about traveling to new places for me was knowing all of the exciting new activities and destinations I could happen upon and potentially explore. One of the most daunting tasks of research before going on the trip Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Navigating European Cities

My IBS Summer Europe program in 2018 was not only my first time to Europe; it was my first time anywhere outside the United States. Naturally, I was quite worried. I was worried that I would lose my luggage. I was worried that I would lose my passport. I was Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Studying Abroad Experience in SE Asia

Culture Galore! Reflecting on my SE Asia study abroad trip this past winter, I still cannot believe how lucky I am to have been so immersed in the culture of both Thailand & Vietnam while on my International Business Seminar program. The fact I was able to study abroad in Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Winter SE Asia

A Whole New World Outside the USA

A Whole New World outside the USA I have always considered myself a well-traveled person. I’ve been to Europe a few times, traveled to the Caribbean, Mexico, and all over the United States. I have tasted a handful of cuisines and experienced different cultures. Though all of the journeys I’ve Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Top Attractions To See While Studying Abroad in London

Generally speaking, London is an expensive city to visit, especially from overseas. As an American traveling to the United Kingdom, you’re already at a slight financial disadvantage because British currency is worth more than U.S. dollars, meaning that your money doesn’t go as far as it would at home. However, Read More

Category Europe

10 of the Cheapest Countries in the World To Study Abroad

Study abroad is an investment in your future that is likely to pay personal and professional dividends for years to come. Nevertheless, the upfront costs involved may be prohibitive for students already on a budget. Scholarships and other forms of financial aid may be able to defray some, if not Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How To Showcase Your Study Abroad in Your Grad School Application

Did you go on an exhilarating and memorable study abroad as part of your college education? Do not let that experience go to waste once you are home. One of the best ways you can continue to reap the benefits is by integrating it in your application to graduate school. Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog
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