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Tips For Spending Less Time On Your Phone

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/14/18 11:33 AM

Cell phones are something that most of us heavily rely. They provide so many great tools, and they are also great at sucking our time away! Here's how to spend less time on your phone and why it might be just what you need in your life.

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Topics: Student Hacks, Finding Your Best Self

Clean Your Apartment With These Money Saving Hacks

Posted by Auvi Evans on 7/9/18 5:04 PM

Saving money is a must for us (especially those of us on a college budget) because the more you save the more you have to do rad things (like traveling!). Did you know you could use these things to clean your apartment and save a little money?

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Saving Money

MoviePass -- Is It Worth it?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/25/18 2:23 PM

Unless you've been living under a rock (or maybe volunteering abroad for a semester), you've probably heard about MoviePass. From what you've heard, it probably sounds a little too good to be true, right? If you're anything like me, you're wondering if paying for it is *really* actually worth it. Here's everything you'll need to know before getting one!

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Topics: Student Hacks, Saving Money

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

How To Eat Healthy For Cheap

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/17/18 3:46 PM

Eating healthy can be a challenge in a couple of different ways. Mentally  — just because junk food just tastes better (does anyone else's diet always start on Monday?)  — and financially. Most people think that to eat healthy, you're going to have to break your grocery budget. But that's not always the case. 

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Topics: Student Hacks, Saving Money, Finding Your Best Self

These Cheap Meals Will Make Themselves

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/9/18 1:24 PM

Between school, work, a social life, and everything else you have going on, how are you supposed to have time to cook?! Check out these cheap "dump meals" that will basically cook themselves - saving you time and money!

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Topics: Student Hacks, Saving Money

Why You Don't Need The "Fancy" Stuff When Traveling Abroad

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/25/18 9:36 AM

You're going to want to try all the food and do everything you can while you are volunteering abroad. Here's how not getting the "fancy" stuff can save you money and give you more to spend on memories!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Saving Money

Be Prepared When Taking Online Classes (And Living Abroad)

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/22/18 4:03 PM

No matter if your volunteering in Central America or living in China for a semester, planning ahead and making sure you're prepared is vital. If you're planning on taking online classes while living abroad, it even more important for you to be prepared -- for living AND taking your classes! Let me help you out.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Life Abroad, Build Your Resume

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies Without An Oven

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/13/18 11:40 AM


When you’re living in a foreign country, you are going to want foods from home — like chocolate chips cookies. Good thing it’s possible to do even if you don’t have an oven.

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, Life Abroad

How A Semester Abroad Prepares You For College

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 4/18/18 7:34 AM

Heading off to college can be scary for someone who's never been on their own. It's a responsibility you have to be prepared for. Luckily, there are (fun) ways --like a semester abroad with ILP-- to prepare yourself before you dive head first into your first semester in college!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Student Hacks, 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.

ILP Semester Abroad

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