Peace Corps Tanzania’s Pre-Service Training Model

Imagine moving to a developing country. You no longer have a washing machine; now, you’ll wash your clothes in a bucket of soapy water. Ovens are gone. Instead, you light a fire in a charcoal cooker and let food simmer for hours. Microwaves? Nope. Fast food? Adios. Leftovers in the fridge? What fridge? Are you … More Peace Corps Tanzania’s Pre-Service Training Model

How We Went from Peace Corps Rejects to Invitees

Today, we’re going to share a painful secret. We didn’t get into Peace Corps the first time we applied. We were devastated. We didn’t have a back-up plan, and we’d been working towards Peace Corps service for years. Combined, we had thousands of hours of volunteer service, three stints in AmeriCorps, and a master’s degree … More How We Went from Peace Corps Rejects to Invitees

How to Write a Fantastic Peace Corps Application Essay

Your best source for help with your Peace Corps essay is your local PC recruiter. They will give you one-on-one feedback that’s directly applicable to your country of service. Before you meet with them, I (Christina) have put together a few tips to help you start thinking about how to write a strong application statement. … More How to Write a Fantastic Peace Corps Application Essay