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  1. Laura Erdman

    Are You Thinking You Don’t Have Skills You Can Contribute Abroad? Think Again!

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    Finding "Mr. Right" There are several different ways to go about finding a trip/organization to volunteer abroad. Last month I highlighted the way in which I went about it: Finding an organization that I was interested in volunteering with Picking a project. This is certainly not the only way to go about it, and since not all organizations have a variety of projects/countries where they are working, it may not work for everyone. I also spoke last month about the importance of realizing what your personal desires/expectations for your time abroad are. Throughout my trips I have...
  2. Laura Erdman

    They Say The Hardest Step is The First One – Finding a Way to Volunteer Abroad

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    They say the hardest step is the first one For most people, that statement holds an immense amount of truth. Think about any task that you have procrastinated in your life, nine times out of ten the reason it was put off was because you didn't know how to begin, or you may have had an idea, but it seemed overwhelming. This was the case for me as I began the task of finding a way to volunteer abroad. As a college student I knew I wanted to travel before I started PA school, but I was...