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Spray A Little Bleach On Your ILP Sweatshirt To Get This Rad Look

Posted by Jen King on 5/8/20 4:34 PM

I'm definitely on board with and love the bleaching trend right now. And turns out my ILP sweatshirt hanging in my closet was the perfect piece to do it with.

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

How To Survive Your First Week Of Teaching

Posted by Emma Bench on 4/29/20 9:00 AM

If you ask me, the hardest part of any semester is the first week, and that includes the first few days of teaching. But if I (someone who's never taught before) survived it, you will too.

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

The Best Gifts To Give To Your Host Family

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 4/16/20 7:32 AM

The best way to fully immerse yourself in a country with all of its culture and traditions is to live with a host family. Here are a few gift ideas to express gratitude at the beginning and the end of your time with them!

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

Here's How I Keep My Money Safe While I'm Traveling

Posted by Aubrey Boneck on 4/7/20 11:30 AM

Worried about something happening to your things on your upcoming trip? Theft can happen no matter where you are in the world (even at home), but there's a few proactive things you can do to best to avoid it.

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

Tips For UVU Students + An ILP Semester Abroad

Posted by Sierra Eves on 3/20/20 12:29 PM

If you're currently a student at Utah Valley University, you could easily fit a semester volunteering abroad in. International Language Programs (that's us!) has UVU students applying to volunteer every semester and here's how they make it work.

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

These Are The Travel Backpacks ILP Volunteers Recommend

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 3/18/20 9:45 AM

Having a great backpack to stow your stuff in while exploring different countries is a must! Check out what backpacks our ILP volunteers recommend as you make plans to travel across Europe, explore Thailand, or adventure wherever your semester abroad takes you!

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

How To Get Free Teaching Supplies For Your ILP Classes

Posted by Jen King on 3/3/20 9:30 AM

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

All About How To Do A Facebook Fundraiser

Posted by Jen King on 2/18/20 2:00 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: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Saving Money + Fundraising

Can I Meet My ILP Group Before I Leave?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 2/16/20 2:23 PM

+ a few other tips, info, and details about your ILP group. 

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

All The Must Have Advice About Traveling With Your Phone

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/1/20 1:27 PM

Do you get a data plan? Can you travel without one? Not a huge fan of coming home to hundreds of dollars of data charges? If you’ll be traveling abroad with your phone, you need this info.

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

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We are ILP, a Utah based non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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