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.
What one memory of your time in Japan stays with you the most?
Discover how Joshua was able to achieve both of his study abroad objectives while at JCMU
Study abroad is difficult and full of ups and downs. Despite this, your time in Shiga will no doubt stay with you for a lifetime.
Discover why Karlo says “Things are definitely different compared to America and learning in Japan will change your views of the world for the better!”
Read why Rachel wouldn’t trade her time in Hikone for anything – despite the ups and downs.