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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!

Benefits of Knowing a Second Language in the Workplace

No matter your specific industry or position in the workplace, it can be a great benefit if you’re an employee speaks a second language. This is especially true given how many barriers have been demolished thanks to the spread of technology, making it easier than ever for businesses across the Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Why Every Study Abroad Student Should Keep a Travel Journal

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding learning in a foreign country, and there are several tasks that you need to complete before, during and after your journey. With so much to take care of and experience, you may forget to carve out some time to document your time overseas. For Read More

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How To Make Friends While Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is as exciting as it is beneficial to your education or career. With so many options for studying abroad available, you may end up traveling the globe without your close friends. That situation can seem daunting and cause you to hesitate to go, but you don’t need to Read More

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Picnic in Paris

One of my absolute favorite days while studying abroad was our free day in Paris. Paris is FULL of hustle and bustle. Think crazy New York streets filled with shoppers around Christmas time except across the world and they all speak French. Of course in Paris, the first things you Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

8 Major Differences Between U.S. and Italian Business Culture

Italy has a somewhat unique economy split between high-profile international companies like Ferrari and smaller family businesses that center on natural products like fine wine and olive oil. This means that not all Italian company interactions take place in a boardroom. How can you prepare to make an awesome first Read More

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Men’s and Women’s Fashion Guide to Business Attire in France

The benefits of studying abroad in France go way beyond opportunities for tourism. France is an economic powerhouse in Europe. Making business connections when you land in Paris is definitely to your advantage. Ready to take the leap? There’s just one little thing you forgot about: what to wear for Read More

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Austrian Adrenaline

Austrian Adrenaline One part of this trip I really enjoyed was the mix of free days and busy days. One of the most memorable free days I had was the early morning paragliding flight in Austria. It all started with my paragliding instructor Mr. Mike. He made sure to get Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

What Is Business Culture & Social Etiquette Like in Thailand?

Studying abroad in Thailand teaches you to look at exotic cultures with a different perspective. Thailand business culture, Thai food, and local entertainment are all totally different from what you’re probably used to. But with a few helpful tips, you’ve got nothing to worry about when visiting Thailand. What To Read More

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My Summer Abroad in Europe

My Summer Abroad in Europe I chose to attend the Summer Europe trip with International Business Seminars because I was searching for a program that was not too long, would lead me to multiple European countries, and help me with my future career. IBS stood out to me because it Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Useful Apps to Download Before Studying Abroad

The modern-day smartphone has often been described by the older generation as a tiny computer that fits in one’s pocket. This is probably because those who grew up without smartphones or easy access to computers understand just what a powerful tool a smartphone could be. Gone are the days when Read More

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Best Places to Eat While in London

Best Places to Eat While in London Something I am very passionate about is food. During my time abroad with International Business Seminars, I documented my every bite and lived the “phone eats first” motto to the fullest. First, we visited London. The food in London was not anything special Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Are Short-Term or Long-Term Study Abroad Programs the Best Fit for You?

Studying abroad is an incredible decision that can have major benefits for your professional career and personal outlook on life. It means being exposed to new cultures and new ways of looking at things, as well as the excitement of experiencing some of the most beautiful places in the world Read More

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