4 Pros and 4 Cons of Being a Couple in Peace Corps Tanzania’s Pre-Service Training

We almost killed each other during Pre-Service Training (PST). Seriously. Imagine it’s the end of a 50-hour work week full of cramming a new language into your brain. You’ve gone to school Monday through Saturday, you haven’t had any control over what you’re eating, and you can’t sleep because your new country is full of … More 4 Pros and 4 Cons of Being a Couple in Peace Corps Tanzania’s Pre-Service Training

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