Learning: Setting Out

It’s natural to feel ups and downs during the service year. For some, the beginning may be hard. For others, the end is a challenge. Expect to experience a range of emotions during your time as a VISTA. Part of coping is being aware of how and when you might encounter challenges and opportunities.

What are some challenges, opportunities, and needs you might have in the first month of your service year—the Setting Out phase? There are some examples below; add your own and then click Continue. You will have the opportunity to review all your answers at the end of this exercise.

Click Next to learn more about the Setting Out phase.