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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: Interview Questions/Advice

    Started by Nak, January 10th, 2011 07:34
    19 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 19
    • Replies: 372
    • Views: 65,617
    March 2nd, 2012, 19:28 Go to last post
  2. 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: 33,989
    August 7th, 2013, 13:04 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Lurkers!

    Started by word, September 3rd, 2010 10:36
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 14
    • Replies: 260
    • Views: 47,959
    November 5th, 2012, 09:52 Go to last post
  1. untitled thread

    Started by , October 24th, 2005 17:03
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 2,821
    October 30th, 2005, 00:08 Go to last post
  2. Online Application FYI

    Started by , October 27th, 2005 09:43
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,603
    October 30th, 2005, 00:10 Go to last post
  3. What's DB?

    Started by , November 7th, 2005 13:06
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,000
    November 10th, 2005, 08:06 Go to last post
  4. Does anyone know how to use a photocopier?

    Started by , November 18th, 2005 13:55
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,360
    November 22nd, 2005, 23:43 Go to last post
  5. Chicago

    Started by , January 27th, 2006 09:06
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,060
    January 28th, 2006, 14:50 Go to last post
  6. Deleted.

    Started by , February 1st, 2006 17:16
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,731
    February 8th, 2006, 09:08 Go to last post
  7. I don't believe it!

    Started by , April 6th, 2006 08:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,135
    April 18th, 2006, 22:11 Go to last post
  8. Anyone else having trouble scheduling a physical?

    Started by , April 7th, 2006 06:19
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,297
    April 8th, 2006, 01:15 Go to last post
  9. Taking the GMAT in Japan

    Started by , June 1st, 2007 15:47
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 873
    June 1st, 2007, 16:10 Go to last post
  10. Anyone gonna fuck off the Tokyo orientation?

    Started by , June 3rd, 2007 03:30
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 5,738
    June 5th, 2007, 12:38 Go to last post
  11. You know you're in the Inaka if....

    Started by , June 15th, 2007 18:24
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,366
    June 19th, 2007, 11:55 Go to last post
  12. Nightmare

    Started by , July 26th, 2007 16:52
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,564
    July 27th, 2007, 14:19 Go to last post
  13. Guam result mailed?

    Started by , April 8th, 2008 15:45
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 809
    April 9th, 2008, 01:20 Go to last post
  14. Tuberculosis!

    Started by .rach., October 20th, 2011 01:02
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,515
    October 21st, 2011, 05:33 Go to last post
  15. Interview Success Rate

    Started by 08004223, February 26th, 2009 20:11
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 118
    • Views: 14,523
    March 7th, 2009, 04:57 Go to last post
  16. Accepted to Kumamoto ?

    Started by 0bvious, March 22nd, 2005 14:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,312
    March 28th, 2005, 13:15 Go to last post
  17. Japanation

    Started by 0bvious, May 16th, 2005 09:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,016
    May 16th, 2005, 09:15 Go to last post
  18. Question

    Started by 2005fs, March 4th, 2010 05:02
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,276
    March 4th, 2010, 08:46 Go to last post
  19. Poll: JETs -when did you hear news of your placement?

    Started by 3ngrishsensei, April 20th, 2010 21:26
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,425
    April 29th, 2010, 12:32 Go to last post
  20. buying a new computer-desktop or notebook

    Started by 420WeedLord, July 3rd, 2008 15:45
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 3,955
    July 14th, 2009, 09:07 Go to last post
  21. A Q about the medical part of the application...this could be embarrasing.

    Started by 45Djiel, September 28th, 2008 13:59
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 5,647
    November 9th, 2008, 00:01 Go to last post
  22. Shimane prefecture, What it is?

    Started by Abaddon, May 18th, 2010 10:09
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,158
    May 23rd, 2010, 13:24 Go to last post
  23. Teaching Experince/Work/Travel

    Started by ablindmouse, November 13th, 2006 14:42
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,135
    November 14th, 2006, 12:00 Go to last post
  24. International and Culture Experience

    Started by ablindmouse, November 20th, 2006 12:01
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,828
    November 20th, 2006, 22:49 Go to last post
  25. teaching experience

    Started by ablindmouse, November 21st, 2006 09:30
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,387
    November 25th, 2006, 12:05 Go to last post
  26. FBI check

    Started by ablindmouse, April 27th, 2007 08:33
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,306
    May 3rd, 2007, 13:34 Go to last post
  27. FBI check

    Started by ablindmouse, May 26th, 2007 02:48
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 4,777
    July 18th, 2007, 05:35 Go to last post
  28. More than 2 letters of recommendation

    Started by adepascale, November 3rd, 2010 10:38
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,780
    November 5th, 2010, 13:06 Go to last post
  29. So why Jet [above all others]?

    Started by Admiral Kelvinator, April 18th, 2009 19:21
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 5,131
    May 5th, 2009, 00:15 Go to last post
  30. Poll: stuck between a cushy job and JET =O

    Started by adorable, April 27th, 2006 08:40
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,396
    May 19th, 2006, 11:35 Go to last post
  31. Doctor forms

    Started by adrianjet, October 25th, 2010 12:24
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,872
    February 17th, 2012, 08:51 Go to last post
  32. Big problem with my rec letters help!

    Started by adrianjet, November 11th, 2010 01:24
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 849
    November 11th, 2010, 01:48 Go to last post
  33. Need advice on criminal background check

    Started by adrianjet, November 14th, 2010 02:18
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,672
    November 15th, 2010, 03:04 Go to last post
  34. Stuff you haven't thought of but should bring anyway

    Started by aeon, May 6th, 2009 06:22
    16 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 16
    • Replies: 315
    • Views: 19,657
    May 27th, 2009, 16:36 Go to last post
  35. Diabetes, What are my chances of getting in?

    Started by affable, August 8th, 2009 15:13
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,657
    September 6th, 2009, 23:27 Go to last post
  36. Am I screwed if my sent form lacked an ID number?

    Started by ahubzttwoms, November 19th, 2010 10:56
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,057
    November 21st, 2010, 05:49 Go to last post
  37. AHHHH, HELP

    Started by ahubzttwoms, January 13th, 2011 16:15
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,987
    January 14th, 2011, 23:09 Go to last post
  38. Okayama JETs

    Started by Ahura, May 22nd, 2008 10:54
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 9
    • Replies: 162
    • Views: 14,434
    August 15th, 2008, 18:35 Go to last post
  39. Changes to the 2012 Application year

    Started by Ahura, October 8th, 2011 23:11
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 12,652
    November 6th, 2011, 22:50 Go to last post
  40. Should I even bother?

    Started by aidee, September 27th, 2008 06:59
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 6,680
    October 6th, 2008, 09:57 Go to last post
  41. Consulate Info Sessions

    Started by aidee, October 3rd, 2008 16:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 740
    October 3rd, 2008, 23:19 Go to last post
  42. Poll: U.S. Interview Candidate List is UP

    Started by aidee, January 28th, 2009 09:35
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 10
    • Replies: 195
    • Views: 10,736
    January 30th, 2009, 11:34 Go to last post
  43. Date Extended

    Started by Ainigi, December 3rd, 2011 12:47
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,672
    December 13th, 2011, 08:11 Go to last post
  44. Chance at getting in

    Started by aj19, December 21st, 2007 02:12
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,782
    January 9th, 2008, 08:59 Go to last post
  45. DC Embassy

    Started by aj19, April 4th, 2008 07:33
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 6
    • Replies: 102
    • Views: 7,143
    May 28th, 2008, 17:54 Go to last post
  46. Clothing

    Started by aj19, April 13th, 2008 23:28
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 606
    April 14th, 2008, 00:13 Go to last post
  47. STOP WORRYING

    Started by aj19, April 23rd, 2008 05:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 2,789
    April 24th, 2008, 07:17 Go to last post
  48. DC Google Group

    Started by aj19, May 4th, 2008 02:26
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,031
    May 5th, 2008, 23:33 Go to last post
  49. IRS Form

    Started by aj19, May 11th, 2008 12:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,551
    June 10th, 2008, 01:45 Go to last post
  50. Forgot ID Number

    Started by aj19, May 23rd, 2008 21:25
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 916
    May 24th, 2008, 03:28 Go to last post

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