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Non-Official JET Applying Forum. Applying for JET or another ALT position this year? Missing the old "Aspiring" forums from Official? You've come to the right place! Feel free to ask questions, solicit advice, or seek help of any sort with the JET application process here. We'll be glad to help!

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  1. 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.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Lurkers!

    Started by word, October 2nd, 2013 10:58
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 15,967
    January 19th, 2016, 11:13 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic application info and common JET myths

    Started by Page, September 28th, 2011 12:10
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 16,698
    October 5th, 2014, 18:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Word's Formerly Secret Interview Advice

    Started by word, January 9th, 2014 09:26
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 45,742
    July 19th, 2018, 14:41 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Statement of Purpose thread: advice and people who are willing to proofread

    Started by squirrelmagnolia, September 22nd, 2014 04:48
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 169
    • Views: 75,089
    October 2nd, 2017, 08:38 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    Started by Jiggit, July 4th, 2014 14:07
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 199
    • Views: 110,697
    June 4th, 2016, 11:04 Go to last post
  1. Moved: Has the bubble burst for Japan?

    Started by starxrox, September 2nd, 2015 08:52
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  2. Moved: Molestation

    Started by starfish, January 29th, 2015 02:44
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 140
    June 1st, 2018, 09:10 Go to last post
  3. Printing submitted application

    Started by mohammadbaldwin121, May 29th, 2018 19:42
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 180
    June 1st, 2018, 09:13 Go to last post
  4. Moved: Irish application questions 2015

    Started by Murasaki Ookami, January 8th, 2015 10:18
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  5. Waitlist/Re-application

    Started by Gkmurphy, April 17th, 2018 22:18
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 516
    April 18th, 2018, 08:46 Go to last post
  6. Gathering Application Packs

    Started by Snow, October 3rd, 2017 05:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 553
    October 3rd, 2017, 05:04 Go to last post
  7. Online form

    Started by haitch40, October 22nd, 2015 20:16
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 737
    October 22nd, 2015, 20:16 Go to last post
  8. Moved: Alternative Forum

    Started by Lorenzo, April 8th, 2015 01:45
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  9. Question about Gap in education at same institute

    Started by fluffybunny, October 24th, 2014 02:02
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 806
    October 24th, 2014, 02:39 Go to last post
  10. Preview the Application?

    Started by Toki, November 6th, 2014 08:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 843
    November 6th, 2014, 08:59 Go to last post
  11. Interview results in Scotland

    Started by abscondita, April 1st, 2015 23:39
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 864
    April 1st, 2015, 23:39 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 880
    October 22nd, 2014, 10:51 Go to last post
  12. JET Early Departure Reply Approximate Dates?

    Started by kakikala, March 11th, 2017 13:53
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 901
    March 12th, 2017, 12:01 Go to last post
  13. Spousal Visa Requirements

    Started by starfish, January 19th, 2015 13:26
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 903
    January 21st, 2015, 06:41 Go to last post
  14. Weird issue with physician's form

    Started by Fantasylife, November 1st, 2014 06:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 915
    November 1st, 2014, 18:03 Go to last post
  15. Oddity in the medical self assessment form

    Started by Master Mushroom, November 8th, 2014 04:08
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 926
    November 8th, 2014, 05:17 Go to last post
  16. FBI Background Check = Livescan?

    Started by Rekrab, October 23rd, 2015 03:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 935
    October 23rd, 2015, 09:31 Go to last post
  17. Proof of Graduation Question

    Started by thecatalyst, October 22nd, 2015 18:43
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 941
    October 23rd, 2015, 09:46 Go to last post
  18. Looking to take the plunge (at last!)

    Started by UsagiUK, January 28th, 2016 05:58
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 949
    January 28th, 2016, 05:58 Go to last post
  19. Statement of Purpose Length

    Started by YeezyMode, November 21st, 2014 09:59
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 962
    November 21st, 2014, 15:08 Go to last post
  20. Anyone having trouble printing the forms?

    Started by arual, November 14th, 2014 08:25
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 965
    November 26th, 2014, 22:24 Go to last post
  21. Fiancé joining me in Japan in the future?

    Started by JestersJ, January 14th, 2015 04:23
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 965
    January 14th, 2015, 04:33 Go to last post
  22. New York Interviews 2017

    Started by psd25, January 18th, 2017 05:10
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 968
    January 18th, 2017, 05:10 Go to last post
  23. Happy to go in April - but no Certificate of Health ready

    Started by prazza, November 19th, 2014 01:32
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,000
    November 19th, 2014, 20:34 Go to last post
  24. Red Flags on Application?

    Started by injektilo, August 26th, 2017 05:10
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,001
    August 28th, 2017, 08:26 Go to last post
  25. TEFL with a practicum or volunteer?

    Started by chronophile, July 17th, 2017 14:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,009
    July 19th, 2017, 08:54 Go to last post
  26. Medical Health Certificate?

    Started by Turtle Scarf, January 11th, 2017 05:34
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,023
    January 11th, 2017, 12:07 Go to last post
  27. Question about Work Experience

    Started by michellee, November 6th, 2015 16:37
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,036
    November 9th, 2015, 07:06 Go to last post
  28. Minor concerns over the physical application form

    Started by Lost Bunny, September 29th, 2015 11:22
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,039
    September 29th, 2015, 16:02 Go to last post
  29. Statement of Purpose Reviews

    Started by Kislingbury, October 6th, 2015 11:38
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,051
    October 21st, 2015, 14:44 Go to last post
  30. 2015 Canadian Hopefuls :)

    Started by genkispirit, November 19th, 2014 04:17
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,054
    November 20th, 2014, 13:57 Go to last post
  31. So which consulates have sent out interview dates so far?

    Started by Linden, January 21st, 2017 02:48
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,076
    January 28th, 2017, 11:52 Go to last post
  32. Changing university modules..

    Started by Riza, January 16th, 2015 23:32
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,100
    January 18th, 2015, 04:35 Go to last post
  33. Online Application Problem

    Started by michellee, November 7th, 2015 11:12
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,109
    November 8th, 2015, 21:13 Go to last post
  34. 2015 US Application Question

    Started by weepinbell, October 16th, 2014 01:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,130
    October 16th, 2014, 07:05 Go to last post
  35. To whom are letters of reference addressed?

    Started by darfurorphan, October 15th, 2015 07:32
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,145
    October 17th, 2015, 03:22 Go to last post
  36. Studying Abroad while Applying for JET - transcript?

    Started by gabriellem, October 25th, 2015 19:01
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,160
    October 28th, 2015, 07:26 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,165
    October 14th, 2014, 01:43 Go to last post
  37. Proof of Study Abroad

    Started by mcguiresa, October 12th, 2015 09:49
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,168
    October 18th, 2015, 12:26 Go to last post
  38. Applying to companies simultaneously?

    Started by mirai, August 21st, 2017 12:52
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,201
    August 29th, 2017, 15:20 Go to last post
  39. Dropping my minor?

    Started by Applicant2014, December 4th, 2014 03:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,224
    December 5th, 2014, 11:52 Go to last post
  40. Getting application reopened? (UK Applicant)

    Started by thatitguy, November 15th, 2015 02:14
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,227
    November 15th, 2015, 03:16 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,260
    October 24th, 2015, 23:32 Go to last post
  41. 2015 CIR Placement requests

    Started by okonomiyaki2, November 9th, 2014 15:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,277
    November 11th, 2014, 02:34 Go to last post
  42. How many transcripts are needed?

    Started by fryfry, October 26th, 2015 04:38
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,280
    October 27th, 2015, 10:33 Go to last post
  43. Question on Abroad Experience

    Started by musicnote, October 20th, 2015 05:12
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,306
    October 20th, 2015, 16:14 Go to last post
  44. Have any SF Jets had to do mock lessons this year?

    Started by chronophile, February 2nd, 2017 13:56
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,308
    February 3rd, 2017, 14:56 Go to last post
  45. Current JETs, mind Skype interviewing me?

    Started by Atrolle, January 17th, 2016 00:45
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,317
    January 29th, 2016, 12:20 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,318
    October 30th, 2014, 00:31 Go to last post

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