Meeting New People

Meeting New People When I signed up for the Winter Southeast Asia Seminar 2020 I didn’t know anybody else who had signed up for it, even though I was one of six students who were attending from my college. We all had a pre-departure meeting where we exchanged numbers so Read More

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Keeping Hope with IBS Alumni

If there is one thing I am sure of during these uncertain times, is how resilient the study abroad community is. I frequently tell my students that you can always travel in the future, but the opportunity to study abroad is a completely unique experience. You have students from all Read More

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How to Pack When Traveling in the Summer

Packing Tips for Women Traveling in the Summer Prepared for everything Before you jump on a plane to China (or other modest countries), here are some quick tips to help prepare you for your trip. Let’s start with the weather. Like most places in the summer, Beijing and Shanghai can Read More

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Why I Invested in Studying Abroad

Why I Invested in a Trip with IBS Finding the right study abroad program for you can sometimes be a difficult process. There are many out there to choose from. Many different countries you can visit. Many different things you can study. And there are a lot of decisions to Read More

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Our Commitment to You and Study Abroad

We recognize that our communities and the world at large is being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Emphatically, we understand that many of you are at home due to university and office closures, and may be trying to figure out what to do next. Our teams are working from home Read More

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6 Essential Apps to Take Abroad

Spending 23 days in Europe there are many helpful apps you can use for navigating, translating, and keeping in contact with people on your trip. IBSABROAD The IBS app was very useful to me on my trip. I used it every day to stay on top of the itinerary and Read More

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From Strangers to Life-Long Friends

From Strangers to Life-Long Friends Participating in a study abroad program sets college students apart from the rest in more ways than you think. Did you know that under 5% of college students commit to studying abroad? This is not only a huge advantage to your future careers but to Read More

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Tips on How to Save Money by Living Like a Local

Tips on how to save money by living like a local Traveling can be very expensive especially when you stray far from your normal routine. Traveling sparks indulgent tendencies that provide heightened experiences, which can make a trip more memorable. Since overspending on vacations is somewhat expected and easy to Read More

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Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Europe Germany Munich, Germany was the first stop on our IBS Summer Europe trip. After our initial trip to the Marienplatz, our group went straight for the Hofbrauhaus. The Hofbrauhaus is a 500-year-old beer hall that serves classic Bavarian brews by the liter. This Read More

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Exploring Munich

Exploring Munich Before your trip, it is always helpful to plan out some of the places you would like to see or restaurants you would like to eat at. From looking online to asking around, you are sure to find some good recommendations. Yelp and Reddit can always be helpful Read More

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5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad

5 Essential Packing Tips for Your Trip Abroad There are a lot of packing tips out there on the internet. Here are some of the essential packing tips that in hindsight would have helped me out enormously. 1. Balance your casual and business wardrobe. On the IBS Summer Europe Seminar, Read More

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Helpful Advice From Someone Who Studied Abroad in Europe

Helpful Advice From Someone Who Studied Abroad in Europe You are thinking about studying abroad or have already chosen the study abroad program that’s right for you. Either way, congratulations! You are in for a trip of a lifetime. I studied abroad in Europe in the summer of 2019 through Read More

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