My First Time Traveling Out of the Country

Growing up, I never traveled outside of the United States, so I knew when I started college studying abroad was definitely an experience that I wanted to have; however, being that I am graduating early, a full semester was not an option for me. This led to a hunt for Read More

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My First International Business Experience

Before going on the trip to Thailand and Vietnam, I had no idea what the seminars would be like. I expected that we would be given presentations from Thai natives with a strong language barrier. I figured that the business seminars would also be extremely formal and highly structured. To Read More

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A Completely New Perspective

“Abby (me) from Four Months Ago” “Abby (me) from Four Months Ago” wrote an essay for the consideration of IBS to award her with a scholarship to attend their study abroad program to Europe over winter break. The essay was all about the personal, professional, and academic aspects in which Read More

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An Executive Experience in Southeast Asia

Anything is possible in Southeast Asia. After our various company visits during our seminar in Thailand and Vietnam, we would realize how true this statement is. There is a plethora of knowledge and tips to learn from businesses in these areas of the world. The level of growth and development Read More

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I Took a Trip and Gained a Slew of Benefits

There are so many benefits to participating in study abroad programs. I believe everyone should have the chance to travel while in college! There are countless benefits that I received from this trip, but there are certain goals related to my personality, academics, and professional skills that I was able Read More

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A Day in Paris: How to Live it up in the City of Lights

Paris is a beautiful, historic city that boasts thousands of churches, museums, and other attractions. With so many options it can be overwhelming what to do on a free day. Follow some tips from this guide and you can’t go wrong spending your day in Paris. Petit Dejeuner: Begin your Read More

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Visiting the Chelsea Football Club Home

Stamford Bridge- It’s Not a Bridge Visiting the home of the Chelsea Football Club was an amazing experience! Our tour guide was great and so we learned a lot about the history of the venue and the strategies that the team executives are implementing to gain a larger fan following Read More

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A Company Visit a Day Keeps the Boredom Away

The business behind the Bustling Cities While visiting Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh, I not only got to experience the bustling streets both during the day and at night, but I also had the opportunity to learn about business in South East Asia from the perspective of experienced professionals that Read More

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How a Broke College Student Afforded a Trip to SE Asia

While growing up, I was always terrible at saving my money. I was constantly going out to buy the “next big thing”, whether it be a new iPod, outfit, gaming system, etc. Never in a million years would I think I could afford a two-week trip to Southeast Asia! While Read More

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How to Construct Your Most Beneficial Financial Strategy

The hardest part of the International Business Seminar program is waiting for your trip to start. And then, for me at least, it was gathering the funds to actually attend the trip. As soon as I decided to take part in this trip, I began brainstorming my financial strategy. I Read More

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A Different Perspective

Hello, my name is Isabella and I went on the Winter Southeast Asia seminar to Thailand & Vietnam. This blog is not only about an amazing company visit I experienced in Thailand, but it is also about how going to these companies connected me with some amazing people. Which made Read More

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Taking Myself to New City Heights

Growing up in a rural town meant I rarely got to see the city from above. I loved looking at the stars at night, and in cities, light pollution prevents this from being possible. However, despite this being a major drawback while staying in Thailand and Vietnam, I found myself Read More

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