Before your semester abroad with International Language Programs (ILP) it is 100% normal to be nervous! This may be your first time living away from home, or your first time abroad. You may have experience teaching or you may not. There are tons of different scenarios. Luckily, there are a lot of things you are worried about that you don't need to be!
If you're preparing for an international trip (like a semester volunteering abroad with International Language Programs!), but your cell phone provider doesn't have the best of options for international data...you probably want to do a SIM card.
You're climbing the Great Wall of China or visiting the Louvre in Paris when you feel a massive headache coming on. Luckily for you someone in your ILP group packed some Tylenol and has it in their bag (hopefully).
Wondering how to save up for your semester with ILP? We’ve got lots of options to help you pay for your adventure — here’s another way that might work great for you, especially if you applied in advance!
It's finally here! You'll be waking up early tomorrow to start your trip abroad. After planning for weeks I bet you are stoked beyond belief (and maybe have a dose of the nerves). You're probably packed by now and all ready to go, but don't forget to do these things the day before you leave!
If packing up everything for a semester abroad trip in a couple of suitcases seems a little overwhelming …. this post is for you! Here’s how to make sure you’ll pack everything you’ll ever need during a week long trip or an entire semester living abroad.
Depending where you volunteer for your semester with International Language Programs(ILP), you may be staying with a host family. Host families are so fun and sometimes they feel like a second family for you! After your semester living abroad with them, you are definitely going to want to tell them "Thank You!" Here are a few ideas how!
Wondering how easy it is to bring (and use) your Polaroid camera on your ILP adventure? We’ve got some insights from volunteers who have done just that, and have a few tips that may come in handy.
So it gets cold in Russia, Ukraine and Lithuania. Really cold during some months, if you didn’t know. With the weather being freezing, should you pack all your winter gear with you or just plan on buying it once you are there? We’ve the answers you are looking for.
Looking for some inspiration? Some personal uplift and empowerment? These 5 books are right up you alley!