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Top Tips: Volunteer Abroad

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[ID:7049]Volunteer Abroad gives you a sense of the short-term opportunities that are available to you abroad, even those that don’t exclusively involve volunteering. You’ll also get a sense for what to expect when you volunteer, how to find the perfect program and how to get more professional bang for your buck. Volunteering is one of the most popular go abroad experiences; and people do it for a variety of reasons: some want to have an adventure, while others are hell-bent on saving the world. Whatever your goals, this section has advice for you, as well as hundreds of resources to get you in touch with your ideal program.

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Uma
Volunteered in Guatemala & Peru
College of Saint Elizabeth
Her thoughts on Homestays
Going with my volunteer program, we stayed in a local host home and ate traditional cuisine three times a day. This approach to going abroad made me feel like I was much more a part of the culture than I would have been staying at a hotel.

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