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FSO Compass: FSOT practice test

What is Path to Foreign Service?

At Path to Foreign Service the goal is clear, work together to become diplomats. Since 2014, pFS has been helping applicants to do just that by writing on the journey of an applicant, sharing techniques to pass the multiple stages to become an Officer, and creating an online platform to learn as a community.

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FSOT Reading List

The State Department's suggesting reading list to pass the FSOT. If you are looking for a place to start, go here.



Articles that speak to the many different aspects of the testing process, FSO career, the lifestyle, and much more.

FSO Compass

Courses, practice tests, resources, and a community to help you through the FSO application testing process.



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