10 reasons why life in the Peace Corps is like college

1. My grandmother would wrinkle her nose at me in distaste if she saw how I dressed

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2. I spend all of my time learning about new things and call it work

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3. One of the houses nearby blares loud music at all hours of the night

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4. Everything I eat is either fried, loaded with carbs, or both

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5. The gossip runs rampant when a female friend comes to visit, even after I insist that we’re “just friends.”

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6. I do my laundry approximately once a month, and even then only reluctantly

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7. The two biggest social activities in the neighborhood are hanging out and drinking

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8. I let my hair grow out because I don’t want to pay for a haircut

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9. People sign up to attend workshops just because of the free food

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10. All of the bikes are fixies

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