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Everything To Know About That ISIC Card You Keep Hearing About

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/26/19 8:41 AM

Set up to volunteer with ILP? You’ll probably hear all about this ISIC card and how it’s a must-have for your semester … but what in the world is it?

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

Things I Wish I Packed For My ILP Trip

Posted by Jen King on 10/8/19 1:45 PM

Every semester we ask our ILP volunteers what they wish they had brought with them for their semester abroad. And every semester we get the same responses. Here's what they suggest!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip

Where To Get The Best Price For Passport Photos

Posted by Jen King on 10/1/19 12:44 PM

Before jumping off to start living in China for a semester or volunteering in Mexico, you need your passport. Duh. But in order to get your passport, you're going to need some passport photos.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising

How To Register With A Foreign Embassy

Posted by Emily Cummings on 9/16/19 4:13 PM

Are you headed to go start living in a foreign country .. and want to stay safe on your semester abroad? Here's how. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip

How To Apply For A U.S. Passport

Posted by Jen King on 9/10/19 12:34 PM

Getting ready to go abroad? Step 1: get a passport! Don't worry though, it's really easy.

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

How To Make A Fundraising Letter

Posted by Auvi Evans on 8/6/19 10:53 AM

Wanting to spend a semester volunteering abroad but are having a hard time affording it? Fundraising can help you earn the money you need!

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

Advice I Would Give To Myself Before My First Semester With ILP

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 7/29/19 10:40 AM

Hindsight is 20/20 vision, right? Well if I could go back in time and give myself some advice before I went on my first semester with ILP, this is what it would be.

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

Fundraise Over $1,000 For Your Semester Abroad In One Saturday

Posted by Jen King on 7/18/19 10:06 AM

Fundraising may sound unrealistic or intimidating, but it's more than worth the effort, especially if you can raise more than $1,000 in a single Saturday.

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

How To Get Free Teaching Supplies For Your ILP Classes

Posted by Jen King on 7/17/19 12:35 PM

Don't pay for your teaching supplies for your semester abroad with ILP! Here's how. 

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

How Foreigners Can Access Blocked Websites In China

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/17/19 9:00 AM

Before living in China for a semester (or even just visiting for a week or so) you have got to know that China blocks your favorite websites! Don't worry — you can still use Facebook and Google if you know these travel tips.

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

Exploring The World For Nearly 30 Years

Hi! We are ILP, a non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We share our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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