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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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Benefits of a Global Education

For decades, students have been attending school in far-away countries with the assistance of study abroad programs through both their universities and third-party organizations. These are often seen as fun, exciting ways to continue the pursuit of higher education while making memories that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. However, there Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Why College Is the Perfect Time to Study Abroad

Studying abroad is an incredible experience that can give you valuable insight into other cultures. There are a lot of high school study abroad opportunities, but should you wait until you’re in college to take advantage of the opportunity to study in another country? There’s no right or wrong answer Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Key Questions to Ask Your Study Abroad Advisor

Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do to further your education. Learning about a subject you enjoy from the unique perspective of a different culture can be life-changing. The key to enjoying the experience as much as possible is being prepared beforehand and knowing what Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

So You Want to Study Abroad But Your University Doesn’t Offer It

For most students, the opportunity to live, work, and study abroad is a rich experience that has a positive impact on their future careers. Not only do you find opportunities to network with business executives from global companies, but you also visit some of the most significant and impressive destinations Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How To Stay Connected While Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a truly exciting time regardless of your destination. The fact that you’re traveling the world and building unforgettable memories while you make important connections and hone valuable skills make the experience truly one of a kind. However, there is one issue that troubles potential participants as well Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How to Talk About Study Abroad in a Job Interview

When alumni reflect on their academic careers, studying abroad is often the part that stands out from all the other memories. That’s often where they learn to adapt to their circumstances, to think on their feet, and to hone their leadership skills. When it’s time for graduates to look for Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Beyond Paris and London: Best Places to Study Abroad in Europe

If you’re thinking about studying abroad in Europe, you’re in good company. Approximately 54 percent of U.S. students who study abroad choose to go to Europe, and it’s not hard to see why. Europe offers American students a wealth of diverse languages, unique cultures that go back centuries, and unforgettable Read More

Category Europe

5 Tips for Making Study Abroad More Affordable

Studying abroad has the potential to impact your life in more ways than one. From enhancing your education to broadening your perspective of the world, the benefits of studying abroad are countless and everlasting and therefore well worth your time and monetary investment. However, if you’re like many college students Read More

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Adapting to the Business Culture in Switzerland

Switzerland is a mecca of successful business enterprises. The country’s economy is one of the strongest in the world with low rates of unemployment and a dedicated and skilled workforce. As you prepare to travel to this booming business center, don’t let yourself be intimidated by Swiss business culture. With Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Things To Know About Doing Business in the Czech Republic

With the continued march of technological advancement, the planet gets smaller every day, and the global business community is one of the biggest benefactors. Even in the recent past, a small company could hope to conduct commerce locally in its home country, but today’s virtual world has very few borders. Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Flying in Paradise

Volare in cielo o paradiso Hands down one of my favorite countries we went to while studying abroad in Europe was Italy. There are many reasons why but I would say my top three reasons are the delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous scenery. The Food The food from the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

How Does Brexit Impact Study Abroad Programs in Europe?

Students interested in study abroad programs may be concerned about the effects of Brexit. Since 1973, the United Kingdom has been a member of the European Economic Community and later the European Union. In the 2016 EU membership referendum, 51.6 percent of voters supported the withdrawal of the UK from Read More

Category Europe, IBS Student Blogs
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