St. Johann in Tirol, Austria
Restaurant review: Chilango

The road to the Foreign Service, redux

From Mr. Crab: So we came home from Austria and I found an e-mail from the State Department waiting for me. The first word of the letter: "Congratulations!"  So I've now passed the QEP and have advanced to the last and final big hurdle: the dreaded Oral Assessment. I took the OA in June 2008 and the results were disappointing: I missed the cutoff passing score by 0.20 points.   I'm feeling pretty good about test this time, especially now that I know what to expect. Let the studying begin...