One of my favorite pastimes is drinking coffee with my dad. So with my JCMU internship, I wanted to see if people connected over coffee in Japan I do.
JCMU is definitely tough – which is why it’s important to go into the program with the right mindset!
Read why Val writes “[In Japan] my citizenship as an American was the only thing that made me feel like an outsider.”
Are you stuck on passive voice in Japanese? It might be a more familiar format to you than you think!
Read why DaJanea writes, “I always tell everyone that the 3 months I spent in Japan changed me as a person for the better.”
Life as a Shiga high schooler was really interesting! For this post, I’ll give you a sneak peek into the vastly different life of a student in Japan.
‘Mass communication’ = ‘masukomi’ in Japanese? Read on to find out how do not-quite-right English loanwords like masukomi come to be.
I was afraid that my larger size would negatively impact my first trip to Japan. Happily it didn’t – but there were some weird scenarios that I ran into!
The people you meet are often what make your study abroad experience so amazing. For Sheridan, find out why her host grandmother became her best friend in Shiga.
Learn how our current JCMU Resident Director very nearly ended up going down an entirely different path in life when deciding whether or not to study in Japan.