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Cover
1

Contents
5

Focus on the International Visitor Leadership Program
23

Soft Power, High Impact
23

Looking to the Future
36

Feature
42

The Usefulness of Cookie-Pushing
42

Education Supplement
61

FAFSA Reform: What Does It Mean for You?
61

Options for Educating Foreign Service Kids
67

Multilingual Matters: How FS Students Can Makethe Most of Language-Rich Experiences Abroad
77

Schools At A Glance
80

AFSA News
49

Foreign Service 101 on Capitol Hill
49

VP Voice State: Challenges and Frustrations of Bidding
50

VP Voice FAS: Workforce Planning Overdue
51

Job Search Program Reception
51

VP Voice USAID: Human Capital and Talent Management
52

Changes to Danger and Hardship Differentials
53

AFSA Youth Scholarships
53

Issue Brief: Update on Meritorious Service Increase Disputes
54

Reminder: Award Nominations
55

AFSA Hits the Congressional Caucus Circuit
56

On the Lighter Side: Vodka, Anyone?
56

Retirement Planning in Uncertain Times
57

New AFSA Governing Board Member
57

What Does the Foreign Service Do?
58

Lunch with 8th CA-LNA Class
59

AFSA Governing Board Meeting
59

Columns
7

President’s Views: Refining Our Message
7

Letter from the Editor: Welcoming Visitors, Building Bridges
8

Speaking Out: Proving Public Diplomacy Programs Work
19

Reflections: Would You Like a Cup of Tea?
105

Departments
9

Letters
9

Talking Points
14

Books
97

Local Lens
106

Marketplace
98

Classifieds
98

Real Estate
101

Index to Advertisers
104