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Kayla McGill

Kayla is getting ready to spend her third semester in China and is quite the traveler across Europe as well!

Recent Posts

Get Totally Pampered In China (For Cheap!)

Posted by Kayla McGill on 4/11/16 7:30 AM

You will want to be living in China for a semester (at least!) after reading about these five dollar manicures.

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Topics: Asia

How Your ILP Experience Can Help An Elementary Education Degree

Posted by Kayla McGill on 3/9/16 10:00 AM

Want to get some Elementary Education experience for your major? Come volunteer with ILP! 

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Topics: Tips For Your Twenties

How To Make A Schedule For Online Classes

Posted by Kayla McGill on 1/14/16 8:00 AM

Taking online classes while you're volunteering abroad with with ILP? You'll want to know how to make a schedule so you don't miss deadlines, and you don't miss adventures!  

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Topics: Tips For Your Twenties

Participating In An International Ward

Posted by Kayla McGill on 10/27/15 9:18 AM

While they are spending a semester abroad with ILP, some of our volunteers want to know how they can participate in their church meetings and other religious events ... even if the language or culture is unfamiliar. 

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Topics: LDS

Volunteer Spotlight: Cammy in Romania!

Posted by Kayla McGill on 10/22/15 11:00 AM

Meet Cammy! She is an amazing ILP Head Teacher who went to Romania in Summer of 2015. But that's not the only reason she is so awesome. The story of how she came to be a Head Teacher in Romania is pretty unique.

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Topics: Europe, Orphanage + Humanitarian

Take Online Classes Abroad And Make The Most Of Your Semester!

Posted by Kayla McGill on 8/14/15 10:23 AM

Want to take online classes abroad? You can totally do that as an ILP volunteer! Here's how to do that and still have fun.

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

How Much Spending Money Should I Bring On My ILP Semester?

Posted by Kayla McGill on 10/29/14 12:25 PM

 While pretty much everything is covered in your ILP program payment (airfare, room and board, training, visas, culture classes, etc.), here's what you'll be using spending money for (and give you a few tips on how to budget, too).

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, Saving Money + Fundraising

ILP Tips: What Prizes Should I Bring?

Posted by Kayla McGill on 10/16/14 5:31 PM

When you're not planning your weekend itinerary for Bangkok or hunting out the best souvenirs in Moscow, you'll be teaching English to some of the cutest kids around ... which means you'll also need to know what prizes to pack and use during your semester abroad with ILP! 

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

Do I Need Vaccinations Before I Go Live In A Foreign Country?

Posted by Kayla McGill on 9/9/14 10:58 AM

Here at the ILP office we get this question all the time.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip

What To Pack: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted by Kayla McGill on 7/17/14 12:51 AM

Whether you need to know how to see Rome in 2 days or you're planning on volunteering for a semester, these is packing to be done ... and spending 4 months abroad means there is a lot of packing to do. Where do you start?

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip


*Because of the worldwide pandemic, travel options are limited and frequently changing. You'll need to do additional research as resources + activities shared in this post may or may not be available at the time of your trip.

ILP volunteers — work closely with your Program Manager who can help you understand current country entrance requirements which will determine what countries you can visit during your semester. 



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