"Dillon Banerjee has done a great service to anyone interested in becoming a Peace Corps volunteer. He offers a wealth of practical information and realistic, straightforward advice on key topics like foreign language competence, work requirements and challenges, and housing. I highly recommended this book."
—A. Peter Burleigh, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1997–1999), U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldive Republic (1995–1997), and Peace Corps Volunteer, Nepal (1963–1965)
“A must read for anyone considering ‘the toughest job you’ll ever love,’ Dillon Banerjee’s honest and thorough guide provides advice for every stage of the journey. ...Banerjee offers straightforward answers without any insincere fluff.”
—Sierra Club “The Green Life” Blog
“the perfect way to present information to readers who are undoubtedly brimming with very specific questions—about issues (seemingly) large and small—that no one else can seem to answer.”
—Campus Career Counselor
From the Publisher
* The only guide that tells potential Peace Corps volunteers what to expect, through first-hand advice from recent volunteers.
* Includes more than 70 frequently asked questions, covering everything from "What is the application process like?" to "What should I bring?"
* Increasingly popular, the Peace Corps receives over 150,000 inquiries a year for only 4,000 volunteer positions.