I just found a great resource on the Peace Corps Wiki that shows historic departure dates for different countries and specific assignments. Using this chart, I can determine, for example, that for Business volunteers going to Albania, 75% of the groups left in March while 25% left in September.
What does this mean for me? Well, only three of the seven countries I’m likely to go to have had Business volunteers depart in July. This obviously does not necessarily exclude the other four countries, but it certainly gives me a better idea where I may go. So without further ado, here’s the new list of three:
2) Burkina Faso