the long and winding road

oct 1 2010 – application submitted online

nov 8 2010 – interview

dec 1 2010 – nomination: english teacher, south pacific, departure oct 2011

dec 15 2010 – med kit received

jan 18 2011 – dr appt 1: physical

jan 20 2011 – dr appt 2: blood work

jan 24 2011 – dr appt 3: dental exam

jan 25 2011 – dr appt 4: dermatologist

jan 28 2011 – dr appt 5: pap exam

feb 11 2011 – dr appt 6: gather results/paperwork

feb 14 2011 – dr appt 7: immunizations

feb 25 2011 – medical paperwork SENT

mar 9 2011 – dental clearance(!!)

jun 7 2011 – dermatology follow-up papers SENT

jun 10 2011 – medical clearance(!!!!!!!!!!!!)

jun 14 2011 – updated resume & transcript SENT

aug 3 2011 – e-mail from placement officer to set up a phone interview

aug 8 2011 – e-mail stating departure date pushed to jan 2012

aug 30 2011 – phone interview with placement, informal INVITATION for c/s america mid-jan (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

sep 13 2011 – invitation packet SENT from peace corps HQ in DC

sep 23 2011 – invitation RETURNED to peace corps HQ because of missing apt. # (without my knowledge)

sep 26 2011 – contacted placement officer

sep 27 2011 – new invitation SENT from DC

sep 29 2011 – call from UPS re: missing apt. # (again!)

sep 30 2011 – invitation RECEIVED & ACCEPTED: secondary english ed, ecuador (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

oct 1 2011 – no fee passport application SENT

oct 3 2011 – final resume & aspiration statement SENT

jan 18 2012 – staging in Dallas

jan 19 2012 – bienvenidos a ecuador (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

jan 20-apr 3 2012 – peace corps pre service training

apr 4 2012 – swearing-in ceremony = official volunteer status (!!!!!!!!)

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