A Pocketful of Countries’ Memories

Having been to several countries because of my work, and some personal trips, I realized that, oftentimes, it’s not the grand things that you remember. It’s not the lavish meals, the important meetings, the sense of accomplishment after finishing outputs, and the sense of pride in meeting notable personalities. Rather, it’s those little things that…

Some Tips for Passing the Foreign Service Officer Exam (FSOE)

So, you want to have a challenging career? To travel around the world? To meet and work with people from different countries? To be part of the country’s endeavors in the international community? Well, to be a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) could be one of your great career options! How do you become one? The…

Becoming a Foreign Service Officer (FSO)

It was in December 2013 during the Christmas holidays, when I first learned about the Foreign Service Officer Examination (FSOE). My Ate (older sister) sent me a message with the link for the exams and she said, “You might want to consider this. Deadline of applications is until February next year.” I read her message,…