Putting Life Into a New Perspective

Questions, Questions, Questions Without stepping out of your comfort zone, how can you ever learn what your boundaries are? How can you discover what you are capable of? How can you understand another person’s point of view if you have never been forced to look out a new lens other Read More

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Visiting Elephants World Kanchanaburi

Day six of the Winter South East Asia Seminar was another exciting day within the program where we had the opportunity to decide for ourselves what it was we wanted to learn about and experience. This was the day I was able to take part in something I had never Read More

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Which Scholarship is Right for You?

The International Business Seminar is a great opportunity to go out and explore the different lifestyles that people may have and how businesses are run in different countries but if the costs seem to be an issue, there are scholarships to help you out. For one, there is the Founders Read More

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Why Travel for Your MBA?

Traveling seems much more common for students completing their undergraduate degrees. For your MBA, you are most likely working full time, have a family, and are finishing yet another degree. Where does travel fit in? Can it even fit in? Two weeks sounds like a long time away—especially after the Read More

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Learning Through Firsthand Experience

During the seminar, we had the opportunity to visit different companies from various industries. We were able to hear directly from top executives of the global companies we visited. From their presentations, I was able to learn in a real-life setting as opposed to a traditional classroom setting which made Read More

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My Goals For Studying Abroad

I knew when going into this seminar I was going to have a life-changing experience. Especially because it was going to be the first time I would be traveling to a different country all by myself. For some reason, I felt more nervous than scared knowing that I would be Read More

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Living Out My Dreams in London & Paris

Paris One of the top destinations that I have always wanted to visit was Paris because of the Eiffel Tower. I was eager to see and go to the top of the Eiffel Tower for the first time! On the first day, we were able to take a tour of Read More

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The Company Visit I Enjoyed Most while Traveling to Southeast Asia

Edwards Lifesciences The company visit I enjoyed the most was Edwards Lifesciences in Bangkok, Thailand. Edwards Lifesciences in Thailand is a commercial based facility that focuses on the selling and marketing of heart valves for patients who are suffering from heart disease. Edwards Lifesciences was started in 1958 when Miles Read More

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Feeling Welcome in Southeast Asia

Initial Fears One of the biggest questions you need to ask yourself when deciding to study abroad would be: “Is traveling to a different country meant for me?” Seeing the world is something I’ve always want to do but I have been too scared to go alone and also feared Read More

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Learning Something New While Traveling to Southeast Asia

During Day 4 of the International Business Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, I had the privilege to meet Eric Hallen. Eric is the retired manager at Rembrandt hotel and one of the things he stated was how Thai people respect everyone. He said, “No matter what job or social status someone Read More

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