If you make it down to Japan’s old capital of Kyoto in July, you are bound to be drawn into the festivities all around throughout the month for the grand festival of Gion. If you thought Kyoto’s Aoi Festival was a long and outstanding event, then wait till you have seen how the entire city goes all out for the entire month, regardless of how hot or rainy it might get, in order to celebrate the Gion Festival! Gion Festival is considered to be one of the three grand festivals of Japan, along-side the Tenjin Festival in Osaka and the Kanda Festival in Tokyo.Continue reading
Month: June 2019
So You Wanna Be A JET: Background Check
A lot of people seem to always get stuck at the Criminal Record/Background Check portion of the application process.
I’ll be focusing on the U.S. requirements for the check, but overall, they don’t vary too much from other participating nations.Continue reading
So You Wanna Be A JET: Interviews
You’ve done a shit ton of paperwork and now you’ve got your invite to that exclusive JET Interview. Now what?
This is the last hurdle for you to overcome. This is the final stretch.
If you pass this, you’re in. You’ll be on your way to Japan and living the JET dream.Continue reading
So You Wanna Be A JET: Statement of Purpose
Hey JETsetters!Continue reading
So You Wanna Be A JET: References
Welcome back to the next instalment in the JET application series. Today, we’re going to discuss a major part of your application that many tend to overlook—your reference letters.Continue reading