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How would early termination of a Peace Corps assignment affect my chances in law school/job in the states?

I'm currently in eastern europe. I suffered a death in the family, and I would like to return home. How big of an effect would this have on my chances of securing a good job and admission into law school? Ive only been here for 4 months.

Asked By: Amanda - 9/14/2010
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It's been my experience that only other RPCVs actually know the in's and out's of COSing and what it means. We had several Volunteers quit for legit reasons like yours. Plus several other countries' programs get terminated for safety reasons. All of these are good people in bad situations. No one was questioned about... More
Answered By: Robi - 9/14/2010
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Your experience there will most likely help you a tiny bit. The law school admissions people at my school don't care about withdrawls on your accademic transcript. I asked them what they look for in an application and they said the stuff that was of most importance were: LSAT, grades, diversity, unusual major, and... More
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Answered By: Discipulo legis, quis cogitat? - 9/14/2010
 
I'd say very little effect. Most people, as Robi says, don't know too much about Peace Corps and having it on your resume at all could be a boost... More
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Answered By: L - 9/14/2010
 
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