Search:

Type: Posts; User: ShinobiScott

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    34
    Views
    6,512

    I am an Interac ALT and its really not as...

    I am an Interac ALT and its really not as 'shitty' as you make it out to be. It is as good as you make it. Sure, they aren't going to hold your hand through every thing and give you money to burn...
  2. Replies
    34
    Views
    6,512

    I applied for the 2007 JET program and got tossed...

    I applied for the 2007 JET program and got tossed in the alternates pile of candidates. I feel JET is a real crapshoot when it comes to being picked.

    With other agencies like Interac and NOVA...
  3. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I lived in the country side in Gunma-ken before....

    I lived in the country side in Gunma-ken before. Living in the countryside isn't the problem, its finding stuff to do after you've seen every thing in your area haha. f^_^; Hopefully I'll make a few...
  4. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I will be and I'm finally getting nervous. Seeing...

    I will be and I'm finally getting nervous. Seeing my life in a suitcase and four medium sized boxes really puts things into perspective.

    I also will be in some deep inaka for my placement and I...
  5. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Yes, the lessons are rediculously retarded. But...

    Yes, the lessons are rediculously retarded. But the rest of the stuff is worth a read. It doesn't take that long to scan through it either. We're all college grads, we should be able to read for what...
  6. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I found out about that last night. They explain...

    I found out about that last night. They explain how to get the re-entry permit on the CD you were suppsoed to get with your CoE. I suggest reading every thing on that disc. I found a lot of my...
  7. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Finally got my work visa on my passport. I am...

    Finally got my work visa on my passport. I am going to Japan for sure now. Now I can focus on packing and preparation. Only 12 days left! Man, scarry stuff.
  8. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,685

    I am an alternate, though I have since been hired...

    I am an alternate, though I have since been hired by Interac and will be leaving shortly to start my life as an ALT. My friend and I both applied to Jet and got interviews. We came from the same...
  9. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I was given the option to have the initial costs...

    I was given the option to have the initial costs for the apartment taken out of my first paycheck. I decided to go that route because I don't feel like living tight for two months.
  10. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I read in the information CD brocure, when we...

    I read in the information CD brocure, when we meet up for the Interac teaching seminar they will have a money exchange. I have a feeling they'll take care of all of that. Japan is fairly safe as long...
  11. Might as well remove me from the JET Alternate...

    Might as well remove me from the JET Alternate list. I'm going with Interac. Just sent in my Visa aplication. I refuse to be at the mercy of JET for another year.
  12. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I am sending my CoE with visa application form...

    I am sending my CoE with visa application form and non liabilty waiver form along with the two 45mmx45mm photos. I hope it gets back to my by Wednesday of next week so I can finally buy my airline...
  13. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Finally!

    My CoE is in the mail and will get here tomorrow morning. I might have enough time to drive up to LA and turn it in in person. If not I'll just express mail it and have it there by Monday. Man its...
  14. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I majored in Japanese but I don't really have any...

    I majored in Japanese but I don't really have any confidence in my fluency. Its been a year since I've needed to use it and I haven't spoken any for about that long. I'm hoping I didn't forget too...
  15. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I'm hoping I can get a Leo Palace managed...

    I'm hoping I can get a Leo Palace managed apartment. I'm hoping I get something slightly modern on a second or third floor... I think we will be told before we leave...
    Just under four weeks to go...
  16. Thread: DILEMMA!

    by ShinobiScott
    Replies
    24
    Views
    2,309

    I think it really comes down to placements now....

    I think it really comes down to placements now. Interac should have already given you a good idea where you will be teaching/living by now if you have your COE and stuff. You'll be doing pretty much...
  17. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I haven't received anything from Interac yet....

    I haven't received anything from Interac yet. They told me a couple days back that they should be expecting my visa stuff any day now so they can send out my COE and information packet with CD-ROM....
  18. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Yeah, 600 after taxes and fees. I can't beat the...

    Yeah, 600 after taxes and fees. I can't beat the price and they said they don't expect that price to change by the end of this month. I should still be fine.
  19. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Ah, I should have clarified my statement about...

    Ah, I should have clarified my statement about visas. The actual visa application takes less than a week at worst. Its getting the Cert of Elegiblility from Interac that has taken a few weeks for me....
  20. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    It takes at least four weeks for them to process...

    It takes at least four weeks for them to process a working visa upon receiving all your paperwork according to the dude who is processing mine. I have no idea if you have enough time left to apply...
  21. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    Interesting. At least you will be training closer...

    Interesting. At least you will be training closer to the region of your final placement.
  22. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    http://www.iace-usa.com/ is IACE's official...

    http://www.iace-usa.com/ is IACE's official website with on-line booking. I used a local branch office to book my tentative flight. (I'm still waiting on that damn Certificate of Eligibility so I can...
  23. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I'm doing my airline booking through Iace Travel....

    I'm doing my airline booking through Iace Travel. Its a Japanese travel agency that specializes in economy airfare. My one way ticket will cost around $600.
  24. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    I just got another call today from placement and...

    I just got another call today from placement and they pushed my arrival date up to the 15th with training starting on the 16th. So I'll see you there Zacktos!

    All in all they've been really...
  25. Replies
    104
    Views
    8,951

    From what I've heard every new Interac ALT gets...

    From what I've heard every new Interac ALT gets trained in Tokyo at the same time. What actually happens during that week is anybody's guess. I figure they separate ALTs into regions at one point...
Results 1 to 25 of 73
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3