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Does Learning English Really Change Lives?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/12/18 2:59 PM

As a future, current or even past ILP volunteer, you may be wondering if your time teaching English abroad really had an impact on your kids. You may have questions like, "Is it really that important for them to learn English?" swirling around in your head.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Thailand, Benefits of Volunteering, Making a Difference, In the Classroom, Finding Your Best Self

Can I Visit My ILP Volunteer Abroad?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/5/18 2:32 PM

Been watching your son or daughter post about their amazing adventures while they're volunteering abroad? It's probably giving you the urge to go see first hand where they've been living. We have parents every semester ask us if they are allowed to visit their volunteer when they're abroad.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Benefits of Volunteering, For The Parents

Your Guide On How To Grow Your Travel Instagram Account

Posted by Jen King on 6/29/18 2:50 PM

The best way to grow your following is to have a beautiful, interesting account! Working on your content is the best way to get your photos out into the world and we've got some tips for you below.

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Topics: Travel Tips, Benefits of Volunteering, Finding Your Best Self

All About How To Do A Facebook Fundraiser

Posted by Jen King on 6/24/18 5:11 PM

Getting ready to start up a Facebook fundraiser to help you afford your semester volunteering abroad with ILP? Awesome! Here's some tips first.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, Student Hacks, Benefits of Volunteering, Saving Money

What *Exactly* Is A Head Teacher?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/23/18 3:01 PM

If you're applying or about to head out for your first ILP semester, you may have heard some chatter about head teachers. You may know that you will have one and that you can go back as one, but have you really heard exactly what an ILP head teacher is and does?

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering, Build Your Resume

It’s Okay If You Don’t Feel Prepared (At All) For Your Semester Abroad

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/13/18 2:24 PM

 

Even after tons of research and asking all the right questions, if you’re still a little nervous to be traveling and living abroad, that is totally normal.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, Benefits of Volunteering

Is The ISIC Card *Really* Worth Paying For?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/3/18 12:30 PM

If you've been accepted to volunteer abroad with ILP, you know that we recommend the ISIC insurance card for all travelers. Now, you -- and many other future ILP volunteers -- may be wondering if this card is actually worth paying for.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Travel Tips, ILP Basics, Benefits of Volunteering, Saving Money

A Mom's Perspective On Volunteering And How ILP Changed Her Volunteer

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/31/18 11:32 AM

Is your child thinking of volunteering abroad? Here's what a mom of two former ILP volunteers says about the program and why she now wants all of her kids to serve abroad!

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Topics: Benefits of Volunteering, Finding Your Best Self, For The Parents

What It's Like To Serve Abroad With A Group Of Strangers

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/24/18 4:22 PM

There are many benefits to volunteering abroad with ILP and getting your own ILP group a big one! While it's awesome to get a group to travel with, it can also be kind of nerve wracking not knowing who you're going with. 

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Topics: Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering, Finding Your Best Self

How Your ILP Group Will Impact Your Semester

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/17/18 2:15 PM

There are really so many perks when you volunteer abroad with ILP, but one of the biggest reasons people choose ILP is because of the groups! Traveling alone can be really intimidating and there are more benefits to having a group than you'd ever think.

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Topics: ILP Basics, Life Abroad, Benefits of Volunteering

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. Check out our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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