You may have noticed that I haven’t written a word on this blog since I joined A-100. Because I’m too busy, right? Well, there’s actually another important reason.
I could hardly contain myself as the announcer, speaking to a room filled with newly minted diplomats and 300 of their closest friends and family, began: “Berlin, Germany….” I buried my face in my hands as I muttered “there is no way I’m getting this” before jumping out my chair when my name was called, stumbling past my classmates and generally acting like an idiot as I progressed towards the podium where I received a little German flag.
Foreign Service exam advice for students: where to start, what to know, and what to expect.
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Welcome to my site! Like the title says, this website is for everyone who wonders what diplomats do.
Just remember that everything on here is just my personal perspective, not the Department of State's perspective, and certainly not the absolute truth.