IP Bound Blog

Which courses should you register for before you go abroad? Read on to find out.

Registering for Pre-Requisite Courses Before Studying Abroad

Now that you know where you’re going, how do you plan ahead? Read on to learn more about how to plan your schedule to set yourself up for success abroad.

Prepare to Go Abroad

Prepare to Go Abroad in Six Steps

Congratulations - you’re going abroad! Now what? Follow these six steps to prepare to go abroad with Pepperdine’s International Programs.

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Registering for the Courses You Will Take Abroad

With registration quickly approaching, you may be curious as to how you actually register for your classes. Or, did you already register? If you’re asking that question, the answer is no. So read on to learn how to register for your IP classes!

travel is good for the soul

Do I Need a Visa for IP?

Oh, the magical visa. You won’t be able to enter your country of choice without this glorified sticker! Read on to learn whether or not you need one and how to get started.

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How to Prep Your Passport

Are you excited to be on your way to a new place every weekend? Well, your ticket to every country is your passport! Read on to understand how to prep your passport for your upcoming travels.

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What's Up Doc? 4 Health Steps to Take Before You Go Abroad

Staying healthy abroad starts with a plan! Read on to discover 4 things you should be sure to do to prepare for a healthy travel experience.

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How to Apply for an International Program

Applications to study abroad open August 26! Read on to master the art of the IP application.

Lead IP Ambassador Ashley Stephens

Meet Your IP Ambassadors

Yoda and Luke. Dumbledore and Harry. Everyone needs a mentor, and when it comes to going abroad, your IP Ambassador is your go-to for questions big and small. Meet the 2019-20 IP Ambassadors and find out what they say is the best kept secret about their program.

Seaver students enjoying the sunset in Santorini, Greece

How to Choose a Pepperdine Study Abroad Program

Pasta or pretzels? Presidents or pandas? Choosing a study abroad program is no easy task. These tips from the International Programs Office will help you get started.

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How to Pack for your Study Abroad Program

Wondering how to fit your life into one or two suitcases?! Read on to learn how to pack for your study abroad program.