The Three G’s

Graduation. Goodbyes. Guyana. I have been working on this post since finals week until now, when I published it. I wrote each topic shortly after the occurrence. So here is a little snippet of my last 4 weeks!  This last month and a half before leaving to live abroad has been hard for me. Although,…

Aspiration Statement & Resume

After receiving your medical and legal clearance and you are a couple of months from your staging, you will be asked write an aspiration statement and update your resume for your host country. Since your placement officer is the person who sees your application and performs your interview, your host country does not know much…

My Peace Corps Timeline

The Peace Corps application process is nothing short of a lengthy waiting game, but in my tedious journey, I just kept telling myself, “Be patient. You are qualified. You’ve been preparing for this for awhile now. Trust yourself. You want this and you can achieve this!” The biggest recommendation I can provide in regards to…

Geography Lesson

Guinea? No, that’s in Africa. Ghana? Nope, that is also in Africa. [French] Guiana? Correct continent, wrong country. In June, I will be going to GUYANA. Never heard of it? Me either until my interview with the PC placement officer. Here’s a quick tutorial and basic knowledge on the place I am going to call…

FAQ . . . Thus Far

Since receiving my invitation to serve in October 2017, I have had many people ask me many questions regarding my service. So what better way to universalize my answers than to create a frequently asked questions post! As I go through my training and service, my hope is to frequently update this post so I…

The Back Story

Hey there! Welcome to my first post! For anyone who knows me, you know that I am not an “open book” kind of person, but you also know that after graduation, I will be leaving the States behind to live in South America for 27 months. Over the next three years I will be challenged…