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    Bankruptcy of NOVA Interview

    I think this is the right thread... but I'm putting together an episode documenting the bankruptcy of NOVA and how it affected the teachers that were working there at the time.
    So, if you or...
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    Re: Online work while on JET?

    It's tax evasion, but I still would do it. Remember, when your Uncle Billy paid you a $20 spot for mowing the lawn that also was tax evasion. Just be smart and don't do something stupid like...
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    Re: [US] Personal Statement feed back!

    Agreed on all counts. Edited.
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    Re: [US] Personal Statement feed back!

    Hey Megenes.. send it my way. james@ALTInsider.com or PM me.

    -james

    (edited for rule-breaking + stupidity)
  5. Re: Anyone have experience with being on the hiring/interviewing side of JET?

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  6. Anyone have experience with being on the hiring/interviewing side of JET?

    Does anyone have any experience on the hiring/reviewing resumes/interviewing side of JET? I'm looking to interview a few people in the know, but everyone that I've been in contact with that still has...
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    Re: Any '17/18 aspirers out there?

    Good luck guys/gals. Start/Intensify your Japanese studying now!
  8. Re: 6 classes a day at elementary school, plus before school class.

    Jiggit said it best.



    If you go to your handler at that school (teacher, vice principal, whoever it is) and explain that its too much, something will usually be changed. Your Japanese level...
  9. Re: Who is the most "successful" JET alum you can think of?

    It looks like they were SUPER psyched for the big video performance....
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    Sticky: Re: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    For people that really are interested in learning Japanese, possibly even want to work as a non-ALT in Japan some day as a translator or whatever, its a good goal. For me I couldn't follow it 100%,...
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    Sticky: Re: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    I've met more than a few new ALTs who try to live the All Japanese All the Time lifestyle when they first arrive. Some stick it out, but others burn out quickly.
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    Re: Coming to Kochi!

    You know your.......... 109th month is always the best I've heard. (yes I needed a calculator)
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    Re: Coming to Kochi!

    Enjoy it Jesters. You only get one first month in Japan. Live it up
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    Sticky: Re: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    songbanana. You deserve it. Great stuff.
    https://31.media.tumblr.com/33a00d5d0fa1500b4bc5d5ee69ffa345/tumblr_inline_mrju5set5m1rw4dyd.gif...
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    Re: Coming to Saitama

    Agree on all counts. This goes for your superiors, trainers, person who's job your taking over, as well.

    With what you're talking about though I think its more a case of, "well I'll let you...
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    Re: ALT blogs/vlogs/books and such stuff

    I much prefer fish of the land.
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    Re: ALT blogs/vlogs/books and such stuff

    "Just don't be the butt end of the Human Centipede of life" has pretty much always been my life motto.
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    Re: ALT blogs/vlogs/books and such stuff

    To be fair, his site has some other stuff, but either way, I'm willing to be anyone's number 4. :cool:
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    Re: ALT blogs/vlogs/books and such stuff

    well.. um.. (drops signature and runs away)

    (comes back to laugh at this) (runs away again)
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    Re: Interac Opportunity - Advice sought

    Yo enlight85,

    Sorry for the bad news, congrats on the semi-happier news.
    Former Interac Interviewer (to people already in Japan) here. For people in Japan, we had a much more free form...
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    Re: Turning down Interac's first offer

    Good Luck in Okayama PinkPrincess. I'm sure its cool. Most places end up in between our worst and best expectations don't they? Have a good time.
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    Re: Turning down Interac's first offer

    haha. good luck to you zolrak.

    Edit: (the forum didn't pick up the start time thing. So start at 1:00 for best results)


    http://youtu.be/evulSHAZxvM?t=1m10s
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    Re: Turning down Interac's first offer

    I think not relocating for a long period of time is a product of not knowing anything when you first get to Japan and having to "build up" friends, activities, basically another social life. It's not...
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    Re: Turning down Interac's first offer

    Fair point Zolrak.

    I usually leave out bio stuff since it usually doesn't add to the convo, but since you asked....

    I dreamed of living in Fukuoka city since it seemed like the most modern...
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    Re: Turning down Interac's first offer

    Happened to me.
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