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How to join the Peace Corps

Thinking of joining the Peace Corps? Think harder.
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Be The Change: Small Step - Big Change, By Wendy Lee

Career & Jobs / Career Advice : (5 years ago)

When people asked me why I decided to join the Peace Corps, I always have a difficult time constructing a good answer. Truth be told, I didn’t join the Peace Corps to change the world. I joined because I wanted to continue living ab... Read Post

Peace Corps: The First Year

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (last year)

When I joined the Peace Corps one year ago, I wouldn't have imagined my life to be anything like it is today. In my mind, Peace Corps Ethiopia would be a risky but rewarding adventure, with a lack of electricity and running water, a... Read Post

Esther Katcoff: Peace Corps Guilt

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (2 years ago)

I tell people I joined the Peace Corps to understand what it means to be poor, but that´s just part of the story. I joined the Peace Corps to figure out how to escape the guilt of having so much while other people have so little. Read Post

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