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So You Want to… Join the US Peace Corps - Here’s the Info You Need - cover

So You Want to… Join the US Peace Corps - Here’s the Info You Need

Luke Fegenbush

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.

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Summary

Joining the Peace Corps can seem like a daunting task. However, if you’ve
 
ever been interested or have entertained the thought of it, this book is the
 
all-inclusive guide you need.
 
When you turn 18, you can join the more than 220,000 Americans who
 
have served in 63 countries. This experience is truly life changing; if you
 
feel like you’re in a rut or want to get out there and do something that you
 
might not be able to do in the future, joining the Peace Corps might be the
 
answer. This book contains many interviews with young people who have
 
served in the Peace Corps; they tell their stories and give practical advice
 
about joining.
 
You will learn how to apply, the specific qualifications to join, and what
 
you can do to boost your chances of submitting a winning application.
 
We also cover everything that comes after the application process, such
 
as the countries served, the languages spoken, and the vital medical and
 
safety information that you will need to remain safe during your travels,
 
all explained simply.
 
After reading this book, the young adult audience will feel prepared and
 
will know exactly what to expect. This book even covers how to adjust to
 
coming back home.
 
Pack your bags for a great adventure — this book has you covered.

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