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Forum: Applying: The Archives

Going through the way-too-long misery of the JET Program application process? Read what previous applicants and JETs have said! You can read old SOPs here, pore through a treasure trove of advice and tips, and see what has worked (and what hasn't) in the past.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Does anyone like JET??

    Started by sandbear, April 23rd, 2013 12:10
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 93
    • Views: 28,948
    August 7th, 2013, 13:04 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Lurkers!

    Started by word, September 3rd, 2010 10:36
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 14
    • Replies: 260
    • Views: 42,663
    November 5th, 2012, 09:52 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Interview Questions/Advice

    Started by Nak, January 10th, 2011 07:34
    19 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 19
    • Replies: 372
    • Views: 59,259
    March 2nd, 2012, 19:28 Go to last post
  1. I have a problem, any advice (Incoming JET)

    Started by hello12345, July 27th, 2014 19:42
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 6,102
    September 14th, 2014, 14:34 Go to last post
  2. Depression and JET

    Started by ichigo, September 5th, 2014 03:01
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,358
    September 6th, 2014, 13:49 Go to last post
  3. Packing for Japan

    Started by uthinkimlost?, March 12th, 2014 08:35
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 22
    • Replies: 428
    • Views: 47,446
    July 30th, 2014, 16:44 Go to last post
  4. Advice for re-applying after withdrawal?

    Started by daisychain, July 28th, 2014 02:40
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,904
    July 30th, 2014, 15:47 Go to last post
  5. Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    Started by AVN, October 5th, 2013 11:16
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 11
    • Replies: 205
    • Views: 25,363
    July 29th, 2014, 16:44 Go to last post
  6. Non native speakers

    Started by Flamess, July 24th, 2014 02:30
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,340
    July 24th, 2014, 13:57 Go to last post
  7. Group B Orientation

    Started by Wasabi, June 26th, 2014 02:16
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 84
    • Views: 14,564
    July 9th, 2014, 19:48 Go to last post
  8. Contract discussion

    Started by greyjoy, June 26th, 2014 14:10
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 8,031
    July 4th, 2014, 11:00 Go to last post
  9. Any Hospitality students who have been in JET?

    Started by smile11, June 9th, 2014 08:20
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,489
    June 17th, 2014, 05:42 Go to last post
  10. Going to the doctor/dentist

    Started by greyjoy, April 15th, 2014 20:20
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,440
    June 11th, 2014, 13:06 Go to last post
  11. Garbage Collection

    Started by Libellule, May 6th, 2014 11:05
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 6,237
    June 4th, 2014, 23:14 Go to last post
  12. Aspiring Australian JETs 2014

    Started by SticksPrime, January 16th, 2014 15:05
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 7
    • Replies: 135
    • Views: 19,983
    May 31st, 2014, 15:08 Go to last post
  13. Stuff to buy/make for THE CHILDREN!

    Started by pdgrizzles, May 12th, 2014 12:06
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 6,064
    May 30th, 2014, 23:31 Go to last post
  14. UK JET's - Incomplete Medical Forms

    Started by majorpeebly, May 24th, 2014 04:45
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,417
    May 27th, 2014, 22:35 Go to last post
  15. So, what's the deal with pre-departure orientation?

    Started by TomOmnomnom, May 21st, 2014 06:14
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 6,940
    May 23rd, 2014, 12:30 Go to last post
  16. T minus one week until We start finding out!

    Started by Randomgirl, May 10th, 2014 03:57
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 106
    • Views: 18,118
    May 17th, 2014, 12:02 Go to last post
  17. Trouble getting the medical form completed

    Started by lightpop, May 12th, 2014 22:03
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,290
    May 17th, 2014, 01:52 Go to last post
  18. When do I mention....?

    Started by YolkMama, May 13th, 2014 10:46
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,732
    May 13th, 2014, 22:55 Go to last post
  19. post result paperwork

    Started by idaho, April 3rd, 2014 06:43
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 15,318
    May 13th, 2014, 08:33 Go to last post
  20. Results are In

    Started by Jedirust, April 1st, 2014 06:32
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 13
    • Replies: 248
    • Views: 37,183
    May 8th, 2014, 13:38 Go to last post
  21. How will we hear?

    Started by Randomgirl, May 2nd, 2014 07:55
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,499
    May 8th, 2014, 02:32 Go to last post
  22. Question about Taxes/Forms (Kansai Gaidai)

    Started by Cbill1, May 5th, 2014 11:57
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,906
    May 6th, 2014, 05:48 Go to last post
  23. State of the abode (when you arrive)...

    Started by spman2099, May 4th, 2014 23:50
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,520
    May 6th, 2014, 05:44 Go to last post
  24. UK Applicants - Results Info 2014

    Started by ninja_raj, April 2nd, 2014 20:25
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 11
    • Replies: 213
    • Views: 28,302
    May 3rd, 2014, 19:50 Go to last post
  25. Poll: JET advice needed

    Started by sharpinthefang, April 23rd, 2014 18:50
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,022
    May 1st, 2014, 12:47 Go to last post
  26. Medical Report Question

    Started by Coolmanio, April 29th, 2014 12:58
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,246
    April 29th, 2014, 22:52 Go to last post
  27. Short-lister age demographics

    Started by hypatia, April 4th, 2014 12:05
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 9,262
    April 23rd, 2014, 18:42 Go to last post
  28. Tokyo JET intake 5>100 by 2014, 100>200 by 2015

    Started by Corvus, April 11th, 2014 01:44
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 91
    • Views: 17,952
    April 23rd, 2014, 08:57 Go to last post
  29. Bills and other financial obligations while in Japan....

    Started by Yunishkai, April 9th, 2014 02:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 5,404
    April 16th, 2014, 11:10 Go to last post
  30. Moved: Responding to Interac e-mails

    Started by Mattheprat, April 15th, 2014 01:26
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  31. Ontario Criminal Record Check...

    Started by spman2099, April 5th, 2014 17:01
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,926
    April 10th, 2014, 22:04 Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,553
    April 10th, 2014, 10:54 Go to last post
  32. Regarding Paperwork and Deadlines

    Started by miamicoordinator, April 4th, 2014 02:56
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 7,270
    April 9th, 2014, 11:52 Go to last post
  33. Opinions from the participants

    Started by miamicoordinator, April 3rd, 2014 23:53
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,088
    April 7th, 2014, 10:57 Go to last post
  34. Fun With Numbers - Acceptance Rates

    Started by Masada, March 28th, 2014 02:46
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,876
    April 7th, 2014, 09:51 Go to last post
  35. Alternate Passport Question...

    Started by spman2099, April 3rd, 2014 23:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,287
    April 4th, 2014, 00:14 Go to last post
  36. T Minus one week until we start finding out

    Started by Randomgirl, March 27th, 2014 08:25
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 11,344
    April 3rd, 2014, 06:37 Go to last post
  37. Money spent to interview site.

    Started by kbui, February 7th, 2014 12:30
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 7,589
    April 3rd, 2014, 06:24 Go to last post
  38. Plan B

    Started by kbui, March 21st, 2014 13:48
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,286
    March 31st, 2014, 19:52 Go to last post
  39. Soooo.....how was everyone's interview??

    Started by jmejia019, February 22nd, 2014 05:03
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 109
    • Views: 19,290
    March 21st, 2014, 20:16 Go to last post
  40. Interview Pass Info

    Started by kenkennif, March 17th, 2014 16:03
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,234
    March 20th, 2014, 21:30 Go to last post
  41. Going early to Japan

    Started by snargflax, March 20th, 2014 02:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,677
    March 20th, 2014, 21:23 Go to last post
  42. Best location in JET

    Started by par92186, March 12th, 2014 15:29
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 9,323
    March 19th, 2014, 09:21 Go to last post
  43. The issue of.... size.

    Started by Coolmanio, March 12th, 2014 15:04
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 5,733
    March 14th, 2014, 21:24 Go to last post
  44. Why Japan?

    Started by therealwindycity, February 26th, 2014 08:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,300
    March 11th, 2014, 12:39 Go to last post
  45. Using Japanese in an interview - Yes? No? Maybe? (Circle one)

    Started by ihatefall, January 28th, 2014 10:03
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,794
    March 10th, 2014, 16:43 Go to last post
  46. Is JET actually that much better than other opportunities?

    Started by imightbetheone, November 20th, 2013 11:04
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 82
    • Views: 15,878
    March 10th, 2014, 15:29 Go to last post
  47. Interview Questions and Advice 2014

    Started by kbui, January 8th, 2014 02:23
    29 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 29
    • Replies: 577
    • Views: 50,992
    March 8th, 2014, 00:36 Go to last post
  48. Will my English education degree help?

    Started by Atomic_Jukebox, February 25th, 2014 19:20
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 8,790
    March 2nd, 2014, 02:25 Go to last post
  49. State of the USA JET website

    Started by LaVie, February 27th, 2014 10:06
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,615
    February 28th, 2014, 11:53 Go to last post

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