I successfully completed Step One in my quest for joining the Foreign Service: I took the written exam. I sat down on 2/12 for approximately three hours of testing and came out relatively unscathed. I won't even bother speculating on how I felt I did on the exam; at this point there is nothing I can do to change the outcome. The hard part now is waiting for the results.
Let the obsessive e-mail checking and nail biting commence.
One Year Later
3 weeks ago