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Phase 1 of PST

As I begin Phase 2 of PST (pre-service training), I finally have a chance to catch my breath and reflect (and of course, update everyone!). The last month and a half have been a whirlwind of busyness, stress, laughter, lectures, friendship, food, and humbling moments. 873 more words

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CBT: Week Three

The third and final week of CBT went by way too quickly for my liking. It was our week of solo teaching, and our week of goodbyes. 357 more words

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10 Experiences to Have During PST

Pre-Service Training (PST) is the first three months that you, as a volunteer, spend in country. PST is spent learning about your sector, the local language and culture, and getting to know your cohort. 223 more words


Same Sky as Texas

As I wrap up my first week on the beautiful island of Sāmoa, I’ve realized that the amount of adjusting and reflecting has made my days very discombobulated. 608 more words


Swearing In

The day finally arrived that we swore in as Peace Corps Volunteer! The day was full of color (we all had traditional dresses made), laughter, and excitement. 259 more words

She's a Bad Hammamajamma

Let me start by saying the title of this blog post was mostly for the pun. I actually quite enjoyed the hammam!

Also, hello. This is Cat. 1 242 more words

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From PCT to PCV

76 six days ago, I left the United States to begin my Peace Corps journey. Before I could be sworn in as an official Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV), I had to complete three months of extensive language, cultural, and practical training. 578 more words