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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!

Where to Find the Right Study Abroad Program

So you’ve decided to study abroad. First of all, congratulations! Studying abroad is a life-changing experience that cannot really be achieved anywhere else or via any other means. It gives students the opportunity to learn about other cultures, explore what other countries have to offer, and interact with individuals they Read More

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Personal Benefits of Studying Abroad

There are countless personal benefits of studying abroad, including but not limited to the opportunity to expand one’s cultural understanding, the chance to hone one’s foreign language skills and the chance to see the world. International Business Seminars believes that a worldly education is vital to one’s success in the Read More

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Should You Study Abroad in Europe or Asia?

Studying in another country is a life-changing experience that completely affects who you are as a person and what you’re goals become. Where you decide to study has a big impact on what you get out of the trip. If you’re weighing your options, both Europe and Asia have beautiful Read More

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Why All High School Students Should Consider Studying Abroad

It’s widely known that study abroad experiences enhance a resume and provide a finishing touch to a college education that involves real immersion in a culture outside the U.S. For students on track to enter the global business environment, this shows an ability to learn to think internationally. For others, Read More

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The Complete Guide to Common Study Abroad Fears and How To Beat Them

Studying abroad is an awesome life-changing experience that nets you friends and business contacts around the globe. Even better, a trip to Europe or Asia is a great way to get to know yourself. In spite of the excitement, many students also get understandably nervous about studying abroad. What are Read More

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10 Tips for Convincing Your Parents That Studying Abroad Is Right for You

You’ve done your homework; you know that you want to study abroad. Congratulations! Unfortunately, you’ve only won half the battle: you still need to convince your parents. Not sure what to do? These 10 practical tips can teach you how to convince parents to let you study abroad. 1. Take Read More

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Understanding the Differences Between American and German Business Culture

For American students looking to study abroad in Europe, an understanding of German business culture is essential. That’s because Germany has become a powerhouse in the European economy, making German businesses very attractive suppliers and partners throughout Europe, as well as competitive participants in the European Union’s shared economy. Understanding Read More

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Reasons to Consider Studying Abroad in China

American students often hear about how enriching and beneficial a study abroad program can be during their college years. Along with an internship and foreign language experience, it is quickly becoming a staple of the modern resume for those who want to be on the executive track. Deciding where to Read More

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Ways Students Can Stay Safe While Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity, and often a rewarding experience, but there are some legitimate study abroad safety concerns that you should take into consideration before you commit to a study abroad program. First of all, you should look at the facts to help in your decision-making process rather Read More

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7 Reasons Winter Break Is the Best Time To Study Abroad

As many reasons as there are to spend a semester studying abroad, there are nearly as many excuses not to pursue it. Maybe the cost is too prohibitive, or the time away from campus will be detrimental to your graduation plans, or the prospect of spending such a long time Read More

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Benefits of Studying Abroad More Than Once

Can you study abroad more than once? With preparation and planning, the answer is yes. It’s a big world out there; there’s a lot more to see and learn than can be experienced in one trip, and studying abroad more than once can have benefits you might not anticipate. You Read More

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Tips for Studying Abroad When You Don’t Know the Native Language

Studying abroad in another language may be an intimidating prospect, but it doesn’t have to be as daunting as it sounds. Research and anecdotal evidence have both demonstrated that foreign language immersion is the most effective way to gain fluency, so you can get up to speed fairly quickly during Read More

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