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How To Insert A SIM Card Into Your Phone

Posted by Emily Henkel on 4/4/22 7:03 AM

Have SIM card questions? Welcome to the very helpful post of answers (it's a must-have if you're going with a local data plan on your ILP semester!)

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

Volunteer Again ... But This Time Let ILP Pay For Your Trip

Posted by Jen King on 3/21/22 9:30 AM

If you've done your research and compared study abroad and volunteering programs, you probably already know that there are a lot of reasons to choose ILP, but one of the biggest benefits we offer is that you only have to pay for the first semester. Seriously.

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

Can I Take Online Classes While Volunteering With ILP?

Posted by Emily Henkel on 3/1/22 4:03 PM

It's a question we get all of the time, with a couple of different answers (and a bit of advice from past volunteers).

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

All About Fundraising For Your Semester Abroad

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/11/22 12:08 PM

This is your one-stop shop for fundraising (seriously). Get the details on how to fundraise, where to start, and tons of ideas to get you inspired. 

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

See What ILP Volunteers Are Actually Up To On This Instagram Account

Posted by Emily Henkel on 1/6/22 3:33 PM

Wondering what an ILP semester is actually like? Follow along to see what current volunteers are doing, get your questions answered, and see behind the scenes of a semester.

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, New Stuff

How To Make A Fundraising Letter

Posted by Emily Henkel on 12/22/21 10:53 AM

"I ended up getting my whole program fee paid for" and "I earned $1,200 from fundraising letters" are just a few examples of what you could earn by sending out a letter.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All About ILP + Volunteering, Saving Money + Fundraising

When Should I Apply If I Want To Go To …

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 11/4/21 7:45 AM

Have your eye on a specific country you want to volunteer in? Following these tips will help you get your application quick ( which is really the key to snagging a spot in one of your top preferences!)

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Considering Volunteering With ILP? Start Here!

Posted by Emily Henkel on 9/25/21 2:45 PM

Learn more about each country, talk to someone about which location would be the best fit for you, get the details on the application process, and be the first to know when we open a new semester (or a new country). All the info you're looking for is right here! 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering

Tips For Mesa Community College Students + An ILP Semester Abroad

Posted by Emily Henkel on 9/19/21 7:45 AM


If you are an MCC student who is wondering how to make an ILP semester work out, this is for you — everything you are wondering about is right here! 

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

What It's Actually Like Living With A Host Family

Posted by Emily Henkel on 8/16/21 9:55 AM

 
Depending on where you volunteer you may live with a host family during your semester abroad with International Language Programs — and it was hands down, the best part of my semester. 
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Topics: Europe, All About ILP + Volunteering

 


*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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We are ILP, a Utah-based non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We love travel so we're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time living abroad + seeing the world, and how to do it all on the tiniest budget.

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