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As you consider volunteering overseas, an essential first step is assessing your own qualifications and readiness for the experience. In his classic book, Survival Kit for Overseas Living, L. Robert Kohls suggested that low goal/task orientation, a sense of humor, and the ability to fail are essential to a successful overseas assignment.

-A Guide to Volunteering Overseas

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