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What Not To Bring To The Caribbean

Posted by Jen King on 8/31/20 8:30 AM

Getting ready for your trip to somewhere amazing like the Dominican Republic or Haiti? You should probably get packing. But, first ... here's what you don't want to waste your time bringing (and also what to bring instead).

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Caribbean

Q+A With A Volunteer About Her Semester Abroad In Uganda

Posted by Emma Mortezazadeh on 8/19/20 11:30 AM

Curious about what a semester abroad in Africa would be like? Bryn's here to spill the beans and answer your questions!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Orphanage + Humanitarian, Africa

Don’t Travel Anywhere Without Backing Up Your Photos

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/30/20 11:02 AM

You probably think it won’t happen to you, but there are volunteers who lose their photos (or even lose their phones!) every single semester.  Just in case that ends up being you, make sure you know how to back up your photos (for free) before jetting off on any trip. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

Out Of All The ILP Europe Countries, Here’s Why I Chose Russia

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/8/20 5:30 AM

When I started posting pictures of my semester, so many people said: “I never wanted to go to Russia until I started seeing your pictures”. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering

These Foods Are Hard To Find Abroad So Bring Them From Home

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/3/20 6:45 AM

If you've ever traveled abroad, then you know that food can be both an adventurous blessing and a cravings curse. Even if you love the local cuisines, there comes a point when all you need are the familiar tastes of home. Avoid this problem by bringing these hard-to-find snacks with you!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

Tips For Snow College Students Wanting To Volunteer With ILP

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/2/20 9:54 AM

Are you a going to school at Snow College but want to take a semester off to volunteer with ILP? You might be able to still get school credit for your time abroad. Here's some helpful info to consider + how to get the process started.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All About ILP + Volunteering, Tips For Your Twenties

The Best Coats For A European Winter

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/19/20 6:15 AM

I am so glad I did my research and packed up the perfect coat for a (very) cold European winter.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Europe

All The Things You Need To Do Before Leaving For A Semester Abroad

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/18/20 11:45 AM

Before embarking on your big adventure abroad, make sure you complete each of these things on our checklist!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips

Spray A Little Bleach On Your ILP Sweatshirt To Get This Rad Look

Posted by Jen King on 5/8/20 4:34 PM

I'm definitely on board with and love the bleaching trend right now. And turns out my ILP sweatshirt hanging in my closet was the perfect piece to do it with.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Tips For Your Twenties

How To Survive Your First Week Of Teaching

Posted by Emma Bench on 4/29/20 9:00 AM

If you ask me, the hardest part of any semester is the first week, and that includes the first few days of teaching. But if I (someone who's never taught before) survived it, you will too.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Teaching With ILP

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We are ILP, a Utah based non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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