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These Foods Are Hard To Find Abroad So Bring Them From Home

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/3/20 6:45 AM

If you've ever traveled abroad, then you know that food can be both an adventurous blessing and a cravings curse. Even if you love the local cuisines, there comes a point when all you need are the familiar tastes of home. Avoid this problem by bringing these hard-to-find snacks with you!

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

Tips For Snow College Students Wanting To Volunteer With ILP

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 6/2/20 9:54 AM

Are you a going to school at Snow College but want to take a semester off to volunteer with ILP? You might be able to still get school credit for your time abroad. Here's some helpful info to consider + how to get the process started.

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

The Best Coats For A European Winter

Posted by Emily Henkel on 5/19/20 6:15 AM

I am so glad I did my research and packed up the perfect coat for a (very) cold European winter.

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, Europe

All The Things You Need To Do Before Leaving For A Semester Abroad

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 5/18/20 11:45 AM

Before embarking on your big adventure abroad, make sure you complete each of these things on our checklist!

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

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 Utah Vally University 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

 


*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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