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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dylan shares tips for learning Spanish

Written on October 28, 2011 at 9:30 am, by admin

Dylan is currently studying Spanish at the Vamos Spanish Academy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here, she shares helpful advice for learning a foreign language. Tips for Learning Spanish Disclaimer: These tips are not coming from a person who “picked up the language” or claims to have mastered Spanish because they “just studied it in high… Continue Reading »

Volunteer Abroad in Latin America

Written on October 27, 2011 at 5:02 pm, by admin

Are you interested in volunteering abroad in Latin America? Volunteer Latin America offers free and low-cost volunteer placements throughout Central and South America. The folks at Volunteer Latin America connect you with non-profit organizations throughout the region and also provide referrals to good language schools if you’re interested in studying Spanish or Portuguese while abroad!… Continue Reading »

LIVFund, More than just a study abroad scholarship

Written on October 26, 2011 at 5:51 pm, by admin

Did you know that the LIVFund Scholarship is more than just a study abroad scholarship? LIVFund offers scholarships to people who want to learn, intern or volunteer abroad in Latin America. … and by learn, we don’t just mean study abroad – we also support learners who are not university students and who enroll in alternative… Continue Reading »

LIVFund Scholarship winner talks about his decision to study abroad in Bolivia

Written on October 25, 2011 at 1:29 am, by admin

Our first LIVFund Scholarship recipient talks about his decision to do something different. Mark is currently studying abroad in Cochabamba, Bolivia. When I told people that I was going to Bolivia, I was met with a wide range of reactions, but the most prevalent by far was one of confusion (Bolivia!? What’s in Bolivia!? ). To an… Continue Reading »

Hey gringo, learn Spanish!

Written on October 24, 2011 at 3:59 pm, by admin

Getting ready to travel to Latin America? … How’s your Spanish? If you are looking to brush up on your skills, check out Bueno, Entonces…! Bueno, Entonces… is a LIVFund sponsor who offers a fun, practical Spanish language learning program that travels with you on your laptop, iPhone, iPod or iPad. The coolest thing about… Continue Reading »

Volunteer in Peru with Put Them First

Written on October 21, 2011 at 7:41 pm, by admin

Put Them First [PTF] is a new and growing non-profit organization committed to promoting health and education in underprivileged communities in Peru. PTF is currently developing four [4] projects in Arequipa, Peru and needs eager volunteers to join them! Put Them First Volunteer Projects 1. Chiguata Primary School: PTF provides students with school supplies, one-on-one… Continue Reading »

Connect 123 hooks you up with internships in Buenos Aires

Written on October 20, 2011 at 3:31 pm, by admin

Need help finding an internship in Buenos Aires? Want to do something different here in the Paris of South America? Connect 123 is here to help you navigate the land of los porteños! Connect 123 specializes in tailor made internships – whatever you want to do, they can help you find it. …Advertising. Design. Entrepreneurship. Film and… Continue Reading »

Green learning in Costa Rica

Written on October 13, 2011 at 5:21 am, by admin

We’ve all heard about going green, but how about going abroad with GREEN? GREEN [Global Renewable Energy Education Network] is an innovative study abroad program for those interested in exploring sustainability topics in Costa Rica! With GREEN, you will have the opportunity to see firsthand the renewable energy and sustainability initiatives that have distinguished this… Continue Reading »