The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Writing Center Workshops
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Writing the Peace Corps Application Essay

Learn what Peace Corps recruiters are looking for in an essay and analyze some successful applications.


Applying for "the toughest job you'll ever love"? This workshop, co-led by a Writing Instructor and a returned Peace Corps volunteer, will walk you through the application and help you draw on your experiences to write an effective Peace Corps application essay. Life is calling. How far will you go?

Intended Audience

Any student who is thinking about applying to the Peace Corps.


1 hour

Schedule for Fall 2015

Wednesday, 12/9, 4:30–5:30 (Sec. 1)

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