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5 Top Things to Do in Shanghai

Shanghai is China’s biggest city and a global financial hub. During the Summer China Seminar, you will have plenty of things to do in Shanghai. Whether you want to learn more about Chinese history or see picturesque views, Shanghai has something for everyone. 5 Things to Do in Shanghai: The Read More

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6 Popular Dishes in Beijing

With the exception of Beijing’s best-known culinary export, Peking Duck, most of the popular dishes in Beijing have been adopted from surrounding areas. Regardless of their origin, all of the following dishes are now fully ingrained in Beijing life and can be sampled at restaurants throughout the city. Popular Dishes Read More

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Thanksgiving Traditions From Around The World

When it comes to Thanksgiving, American tradition is shaped by food, football, and family. The holiday is on the fourth Thursday of November and is centered around delicious and festive food. Whether it’s pumpkin pie, bread stuffing, or roasted turkey, Americans put great emphasis on a Thanksgiving meal. Although Thanksgiving Read More

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7 Common Dishes & Beverages of Germany

Germany is known for their traditional cuisine around the world. The most well-known German cuisine is wurst, also known as German sausage. From Bratwurst to Weisswurst, German cuisine goes far beyond sausage. Many German dishes are rich, hearty, and make great comfort food. Whether you’re studying abroad or traveling for Read More

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Packing Tips for Business Travelers

For business travelers spending a portion of their year on the road, knowing how to pack efficiently is an essential skill. As a student attending an IBS program, understanding how to pack accordingly is equally as important. Not only will you need to pack business attire for company meetings but Read More

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Business Casual – What Should You Wear?

There are many interpretations of the term “business casual.” Some office environments are more relaxed than others when it comes to dress code policies. Because of this, some people interpret “business casual” as more casual rather than business. Traditional Business Casual Attire: Business casual attire is a cross between business Read More

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Top 10 Things To Do In London

If you’re looking for things to do in London, you won’t have to look far as there is a lot to see and explore. From museums to historical landmarks, London has something for everyone. Although London is known for being expensive, most of the city’s museums don’t charge an admission Read More

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13 Tips for Traveling to Southeast Asia

Are your bags packed and you’re ready to go? Hold on a minute. Whether you’re attending an IBS Program or planning a trip of your own, it’s important to plan ahead and prepare.  Here are 13 tips for traveling to Southeast Asia: 1. Get the right visa for the country Read More

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Students Visited the GE Global Research Center in Germany

Through the Summer Europe and Summer MBA programs, our students had the opportunity to visit one of the six Global Research centers for GE. GE Global Research is in partnership with the GE businesses and brings talent and technology together to create products that differentiate GE as a leader in innovation. Read More

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