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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!

6 Things to Know About Thailand Culture While Doing Business in Bangkok

A study abroad experience can be something you can benefit from for the rest of your life. With so many opportunities out there, it isn’t too hard to travel across the world and make a difference. Doing business in Bangkok, Thailand may be an option for you, and it can Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Top 5 Things To Do In London!

1. Champagne in the London Eye. Champagne in the London Eye is a must when traveling in London. When you buy this ticket you receive many perks too. Some being; Fact Tracked entry, a personal host, VIP check-in and the Eye Lounge pre-boarding. Both times I have been to London, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Facts & History of London’s Tube

More than one billion passengers ride the iconic London Underground every year. Over the course of the tube’s 150 years of operation, it has served as a point of connection for countless people traveling through the bustling city and those escaping the terrors of war. The history of the London Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Why International Business Seminars was Right for Me

Studying abroad can stir up a whole whirlwind of emotions for those who have never been abroad in general. While making the decision to study abroad can seem like a daunting task, IBS and their staff make the whole experience stress-free. Why I Chose International Business Seminars At the beginning Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

The Best Things To Buy Before Studying Abroad

Packing for a study abroad trip is very exciting but sometimes a little overwhelming. Not sure exactly what you’re going to need? Here are some awesome study abroad preparation tips from fellow travelers: A Quick Overview Making a complete packing rulebook is virtually impossible since no two travelers or trips Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How I Met My Best Friend Through Study Abroad

I partook in the Summer 2018 Europe seminar through International Business Seminars. This trip, in only a few words, has completely changed my outlook on business and life in general. Before deciding to do the study abroad program, I was waiting on a sign. One of my closest friends said Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Personal Growth Through Studying Abroad

My experience with International Business Seminars (IBS) has been life-changing, to say the least. So far, I have done two seminars with IBS and both experiences were monumental and unique. Traveling abroad pushed me out of my comfort zone and taught me things I could have not anticipated before the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe, Winter SE Asia

9 Best Tips for Conducting Business in Vietnam

Vietnam is known for its breath-taking beaches, extravagant architecture and sumptuous cuisine. It’s also emerging as an economic powerhouse that’s ripe with opportunities. Since the United States trade embargo was lifted in 1994, U.S. companies have tapped into Vietnam’s 93 million-plus consumer market. The first step for business majors planning Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How Much Spending Money Do You Really Need to Study Abroad?

Budgeting your money while traveling abroad takes effort, but it’s totally worth it. Understanding how to manage your finances does wonders for how much fun you have and how comfortable you feel when studying abroad. How much study abroad spending money will you need? Read on to find out. Things Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Friendships Continue After Studying Abroad

Before my trip to Europe, I was given a list of students that would also come along with me on the journey of a lifetime. There were students from Louisiana State University, Northern Illinois, Murray State, and various other schools. I didn’t know any of these students prior to the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

9 Ways To Plan Your Free Time When Studying Abroad

While it’s true that the main purpose of your study abroad experience is to give you a valuable global perspective on business, that doesn’t mean your trip needs to be all work and no play. After all, even international executives often take advantage of downtime during business trips to check Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Why Knowing a Foreign Language is So Important in Business

I often hear Americans who have just returned from Europe that “Everyone speaks English! There is no point to learning foreign languages!” I could not disagree more with this statement, particularly for people who are entering the world of business. I grew up speaking only English. I took Spanish classes Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe
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