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"What are some of the plus factors of a liberal arts education that will help qualify you for a Peace Corps assignment? Participation in youth and recreation activities, a farm background, leadership roles in social, civic or church groups, basic do-it-yourself skills in carpentry, mechanics, gardening, handcraft, home economics, first aid, hygiene, experience in organizing committees, electing officers, organizing a library group or a PTA. And most importantly, the self-confidence that comes from your knowledge that you can get a job done, or that you can find a source of information that tells you how to do it. Topping the plus factors, of course, are personal characteristics of ingenuity, initiative, versatility — and the sincere desire to serve people in need." -- [p.3, 5]


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