New information about the Foreign Service entry process as of May 2022!!!
A video about the Foreign Service produced by the U.S. Department of State.
You can find all of the official information about the Foreign Service and process to join here.
Take the test. My thoughts on taking the first steps!
Learn more about who we are and what we do in the video below.
A new video about the Foreign Service in 2021!
You have to understand this is not a quick process. Look how long it took me:
First FSOT attempt in Baltimore, MD. Failed Summer 2010
Signed up for the Foreign Officer Test (FSOT) 18 December 2014
Took FSOT in Columbia, Maryland 2 February 2015
Found out I passed FSOT 26 February 2015
Submitted personal narratives (PN) 19 March 2015
Received email stating I passed PNs 8 May 2015
Studied all summer with DC Group Summer 2015
Took and passed Oral Assessment (OA)!! 10 September 2015
Received World Wide availability medical clearance 2 October 2015
Received Top Secret Security Clearance March 2016
Passed final suitability March 2016
Received letter stating I was on hiring register 1 April 2016
Received email offering me a slot at A-100!!! 26 September 2016
Began A-100 9 January 2017
Arrived at first post 22 December 2017
Arrived at second post 22 October 2020
So if you are serious about making this your career and life choice, this website will help you study for the FSOT and make it a reality.