June 2010: Start PC application back in Australia
July 1st 2010: All forms are submitted including references
July 12th: PC office in DC sends materials needed to complete application (fingerprint check, medical sheets, background reports)
Late July: Send completed forms back to PC. Recruiting office does a switcheroo on me: new recruiter. All for the better I say.
September 7: Interview with Chris at PC DC office.
September 9:Nominated in the interview to serve in Asia starting April 2011.
Mid-September: medical and dental packets received.
October 1: Medical kit received by PC. Almost immediately I am put on medical hold
November 2: Remove wisdom teeth, send off fax. Day after I receive dental clearance. PC Dental Office:1 PC Medical Office:0
November 9: PCMO comes back swinging; receive provisional medical clearance. Same day I receive an email from my placement assistant asking for an updated resume and my TESOL certificate
December 14: E-mail and phone tag with placement officer. Due to medical constraints, I am given a choice for three departures. I stick with Asia, just for June. Cleared for service
December 15: Invitation to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in China issued (and accepted obviously)