I have jumped on the bandwagon and have decided to move to Wordpress due to better layouts, more control of personalization, and a better dashboard section.
the address is the same just finished with wordpress.com:
See you all over there!
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Posted by Keith at 10:15 AM
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Based on my last post, most people would expect me to be medically cleared by now, as I did. Truth is, I'm still somehow in medical review. After I faxed back my supplemental questionnaire, my medical hold was actually taken off for a about ten days and I didn't really understand why. I tried reaching out to the DC Medical office, but had forgotten about the constant blizzard they had been living in which forced a lot of DC to shut down for the past recent weeks. I finally got an answer confirming they had received my extra faxes, but no information on why my hold was taken off or when I could know about the final medical decision.
This morning I received a toolkit update, and in my excited half asleep state (as I actually happened to wake up this morning at 5 am and then my blackberry buzzed and I opened my mail to see the wonderful surprise that I had a toolkit update) thought that I would be seeing the tell tale check mark with the message: A decision has been made regarding your medical review...etc..
But actually, I'm just under medical review again. So at least I know that someone is looking at my file again which means it must be moving forward hopefully. Now I will wait anxiously for the rest of the week to see that check mark appear. I will be so relieved once I make it through medical review - it has taken so much longer than I ever expected.
Posted by Keith at 10:28 AM
Monday, February 8, 2010
I finally was able to fix my comments section, it appears that now you can post comments (I changed it to a pop-out box instead of embedded, since that wasn't showing up).
So all of you other peace corps applicants, friends, or strangers - feel free to leave some love :P
Posted by Keith at 10:38 AM
Friday, February 5, 2010
So it has been 13 weeks since my medical kit was received by the Peace Corps Medical office in DC. 13 weeks --- that's roughly 67 business days. 67! I had not heard anything, didn't see an update stating my review had began, was repeatedly told that the process takes 8-12 weeks, even when I reached out at 12 and 13 weeks the same generic message was e-mailed back to me.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Well Folks, it's been quite awhile since I've last updated. Sadly it's because I haven't gotten any news since November 3rd. I was notified that my medical packet had been received as of November 4th and that's the last thing that was said. It has now been 6 weeks since then and I was really really hoping that I would be one of the lucky ones like some of you other applicants out there (that got medically cleared as quick as a month after they received the medical packet.). Unfortunately that has not been the case.
Friday, October 30, 2009
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Well, finally after a much longer timeframe than I had previously expected, I have Fed-exed my Medical/Dental/and Vision forms back to the DC Office. I know they were delivered yesterday, now I'm just waiting to see how long before I see that they are actually in the hands of my Medical reviewer. I e-mailed them to let them know I had overnight shipped my documents and asked if they could let me know when they see them. So fingers crossed they see the documents soon!