International Business Seminars

IBS Student Blogs

These blog posts have been written by our students. Enjoy learning about the Executive Experience Abroad through our students’ eyes!

How I Became a Better Version of Myself

How I Became a Better Version of Myself Part of the International Business Seminars experience is being thrown into a situation that may be unfamiliar to you, learn how to adapt to it, grow as a person and develop the ability to handle unknown situations more effectively. During my experience Read More

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Visiting the BMW Assembly Plant

Visiting the BMW Assembly Plant After our first two days on the Summer Europe Seminar, I was excited to hear that we were going to visit the BMW assembly factory very soon.  This day was an early start and drive to the assembly plant located in Regensburg, Germany. We arrived Read More

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What it’s like to Travel with Strangers

I chose to study abroad with IBS on the Winter One Europe Seminar because I wanted to attend a program where I would travel with strangers. With that being said, I went into this experience not knowing a single soul. To my surprise, this was one of the best decisions Read More

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I Gained More Than Just An Education On My Trip Abroad

I gained more than just an education on my trip abroad My study abroad trip not only enhanced my education, improved my network, but also helped me grow as a person in multiple ways. Before my trip abroad, I was very quiet, with a lot to say but didn’t know how Read More

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How to Find Funding to Study Abroad

How to Find Funding to Study Abroad One of the first things that I hear people say when they tell me they can’t study abroad is that the cost is too much. On first glance, this would appear to be the case but as you look at what you get Read More

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Why My Experience in Europe was Worthwhile

After weeks of debate, I decided to attend the Winter One 2018 seminar. I traveled to and learned about international business in London, Paris, Geneva, Heidelberg, and Amsterdam. Leaving the country for the first time was a scary thought, but I ended up having the time of my life! Why Read More

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What I Unexpectedly Gained from Traveling with IBS

Personal Growth Before I attended the Summer Europe Seminar, I was not an outspoken person and heavily relied on making plans and lists. I was reserved at the beginning because I didn’t know anyone else. After traveling with IBS, my family and I noticed how I grew personally and professionally. Read More

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Travel Advice and Budgeting Tips

Once I had everything set for my seminar, there was one thing that I was still really stressed out about: How much money to bring. When I asked others for budgeting tips, people responded with, “Well, it depends on how much you want to spend.” – which doesn’t really help. Read More

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The Forbidden City and Chinese Traditions

From holding a higher regard for rank and having a higher dedication to their children, the Chinese culture is very different from that of the United States. Size still reflects power in China. Having a big building or a big entrance into a building means you have a lot of Read More

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