Why I Enjoyed London Over Paris

My Winter Two seminar included an eleven-day trip to both London and Paris. My experience as a whole was amazing and I wish it would have lasted longer. Although my time in both cities was great, I think my favorite of the two was London. What made London stand out Read More

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When the Travel Bug Bites

learning first hand I had just returned home from my first time studying abroad when the travel bug hit me. I started searching through my school’s global engagement website to find another great opportunity. When I found International Business Seminars and began to make the first steps, I had no Read More

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My Favorite Company Visits in London & Paris

The educational part of the International Business Seminars (IBS) study-abroad program took place at different companies in Paris and London. I was very excited to learn more about some of the business practices I learned in class. I was impressed that IBS was able to schedule meetings with some of Read More

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The Financial Resources Are Out There!

Apply for scholarships! A trip abroad can sound very appealing. However, the price tag of the trip can be quite daunting. That’s what I thought when I first looked into studying abroad in SE Asia with IBS. I’m already paying tuition- how could I possibly afford a trip to Asia? Read More

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Thanks to IBS I got to visit a lot of interesting companies in each of the six different countries we traveled to. Although there were plenty of other great company visits, I’m going to discuss in-depth about the BMW plant, Innsbruck Tourism Board, and the Cantina Valpantena Winery. Each of Read More

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Hard Work Pays Off!

The minute that you hear anyone talking about going abroad, it’s human instinct to immediately see dollar signs racking up in your head. How is any college student on a budget supposed to afford something like traveling overseas when we’re out here on campus eating ramen noodles three times a Read More

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How I Found Financial Resources

Once I was all signed up for the Winter One program with IBS I felt huge relief and excitement because I was on my way to fulfilling my dream of studying abroad in college. But I still had one huge setback to somehow push through: funding my program. It seemed Read More

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Expecting the Unexpected

When in Europe, I began to notice many little differences between American culture and European culture. A lot of the differences are everyday things that we would not think twice about. They can sometimes be annoying, but it is part of respecting and honoring the culture of the city that Read More

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It’s Smarter to Travel in Groups

Why it´s smarter to travel in groups When I first thought about coming to China to experience the culture and people a few years ago, I was not sure when that would be possible for me. Last year, during my semester abroad at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Read More

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Expanding My Business Horizons

The International Business Seminars Summer MBA Program helped expand my business horizons and open myself up for new personal and professional experiences. Pre-Departure Experience When I started the MBA program at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), I did not know anyone else in the program. As an introvert, Read More

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The Value of Studying Abroad

Why I valued and invested in the IBS program before attending and why I valued my experience after Since I was a senior in high school, I knew I wanted to study abroad in Europe. However, planning to do so is not the easiest thing. There are many programs to Read More

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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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