Headed to this Eastern European country for a semester abroad? Learn allllll about what life will be like in Russia with these blog posts — the more you learn about your country now, the more you will love it once you live there.
Trying to think of ways to stay busy on a long flight to Europe or Asia? Or maybe you need to pass the time on a long train or bus ride to your new favorite vacation spot? Print off these free LDS coloring pages and pack up some colored pencils and you’ll start to look forward to a 6 hour bus ride in Mexico!
Congrats! You're going to China! Be prepared to have your mind blown with its unique beauty, incredible things to see, delicious food to eat and the kindest people you've ever met.
We’ve talked to a couple of volunteers who have been to several ILP countries about they things they love the most about their semesters: *Spoiler* it’s not about the country!
If you're preparing to volunteer abroad with International Language Programs (ILP), one of the best ways to help you get ready is to follow current volunteers during their semester! They can give you ideas on where to go, give you a sneak peek of your cute students, and you can even DM them to ask advice.
So you’ve been able to fill up a couple of suitcases full of everything you could possible need before you go live abroad … but your bags are way over the airline's weight limit! No one wants to pay those expensive airline fees for heavy bags, so use these tips to help you pack (and lighten up your bags).
Topics: Semester Preparation
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!