IP Bound Blog

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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.

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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.

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Tips for Turning your Cold Feet into Courage

Nerves are a normal part of big life transitions, and studying abroad is no exception. Learn how to cope with pre-trip jitters and get insights from students who have been in your shoes.

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Managing Your Money Abroad

Studying abroad is a great time to work on developing good money management habits. We have compiled a few tips and tricks to help you to think about the role that money will play in your international experience.

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Registering for Your Fall 2019 International Programs Classes

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!

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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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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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Learning to Fly: IP Flight FAQs

Whether you’re a frequent flyer or an aviation amateur, read on to fly like a pro with Pepperdine IP and get your flight FAQs answered.