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I have Arrived at Staging
I have Arrived at Staging

I have safely arrived to the Staging hotel in Philadelphia (room 542 if you are nearby!) I don’t have anything...

24 Mar 2011

Kyrgyzstan + Anthropology
Kyrgyzstan + Anthropology

My parent’s live near Texas A&M University and they discovered a Anthropologist who teaches there and specializes in the Kyrgyz...

02 Feb 2011

Selected: Kyrgyz Republic
Selected: Kyrgyz Republic

I was right! Kyrgyz Republic here I come!

10 Jan 2011

Selected! But Not Much More...
Selected! But Not Much More...

Woooo!  My status has been updated to SELECTED FOR SERVICE!  Most unfortunately there is nothing else to report at this time.  They...

06 Jan 2011

All Thats Left
All Thats Left

All that stands between me and getting on the airplane is the actual invitation.  The Selection Committee in Washington DC...

19 Dec 2010

Medically Cleared
Medically Cleared

Two days ago my status was updated to reflect that “a decision has been made regarding your medical eligibility.”  Well that...

18 Dec 2010

Medical Review - The Poilo Catch 22
Medical Review - The Poilo Catch 22

The VA does not give Polio Boosters.  I don’t have a record that I have had one before.  All the...

01 Dec 2010

Medical Review - Blood and Teeth
Medical Review - Blood and Teeth

17 vials of blood!!  They took more blood out of me than I knew I even had in me!  It...

09 Nov 2010

Medical Review - The VA
Medical Review - The VA

Turns out that the Peace Corps has an agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs allowing for Peace Corps applicants...

08 Nov 2010

Medical Review - Eyes
Medical Review - Eyes

My housemate, Jenny, works at the Alexandria Eye and Laser Center and got me hooked up with an eye exam....

05 Nov 2010

Interview Done and Nomination In Hand
Interview Done and Nomination In Hand

I’m just going to jump in and tell you the end of the story up front:

27 Oct 2010

Interview Scheduled (for TOMORROW!)
Interview Scheduled (for TOMORROW!)

WOAH!  This is crazy!  My regional Peace Corps office (Dallas) received the additional follow up paperwork for my application yesterday...

26 Oct 2010