FAQ's about the Peace Corps

People know I am applying for the Peace Corps and that has opened the flood gates of questions about what is going to happen. This post is not answering all the questions you have but to share the concerns of my closest friends and family. Click Here to watch my response video answering some of these frequently asked questions.

  1. What is the Peace Corps?
  2. What will you be doing?
  3. Where are you going?
  4. Will you be safe?
  5. Will I ever get grandkids?
  6. Why Peace Corps?
  7. How long will you be gone?
  8. Why not  get a job?
  9. What about graduate school?
  10. What are the benefits?
  11. How old do you have to be?
  12. The Peace Corps is still around?
  13. So you want to be a teacher?
  14. What do you do day to day?
  15. Is it like a 9-5 job?
  16. Who do you report to?
  17. What are the pros and cons?
  18. What are the qualifications for something like that?
  19. Are you excited?
  20. When do you leave?
  21. What was the application process like?
  22. Do you get paid?
  23. Do you get to come home?
  24. What languages do you speak?
  25. Where do PCV's prefer to go?
  26. Do they feed you?
  27. Are you excited?
  28. Are you nervous?
  29. What are you going to do with your hair?
What questions do your friends and family have?
*Disclaimer* The contents presented on this website is of my own opinion and does not represent the views, opinions or policies of the Peace Corps, United States Government or any other organization in anyway.
Javonni McGlaurin