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    Sticky: Re: Word's Formerly Secret Interview Advice

    I read this whole thing and I'm also saving it. Thank you!

    Also totally agree on the go the day before/get a hotel room thing. I knew a girl in my Japanese class who left to take the bus to the...
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    International Student Forum?

    I'm planning to study on an exchange at a women's college in Tokyo next year. (I'm just a lurker on this forum because I will hopefully be applying for JET two years from now). I'm wondering if...
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    Re: Is a Driver's License a dealmaker/breaker?

    Idk I've driven a couple of times but I don't feel comfortable with it. I suppose it gets easier with practice but it gives me the creeps. Idk why because I can ride a bike great ... maybe it's just...
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    Re: Is a Driver's License a dealmaker/breaker?

    I probably will tbh. Just trying to get an idea of how having a driver's license legitimately impacts your application.
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    Re: Is a Driver's License a dealmaker/breaker?

    Uhh okay, interesting analogy.
    Really? I know tons of adults who even in Canada can't drive because they've mostly taken public transit their whole lives.
    Also not sure what driving has to do with...
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    Re: Is a Driver's License a dealmaker/breaker?

    That's what I'm kind of thinking? My application should be fairly strong especially by the time I'm applying. I know lots of people want an urban placement but I personally know some too who really...
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    Is a Driver's License a dealmaker/breaker?

    I live in Canada currently, I don't have my driver's license yet, just learner's. Tbh I am so afraid of driving, I've just driven in parking lots a few times and I hate it. I usually use public...
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    Re: Applying to companies simultaneously?

    I hadn't heard of Altia before but I checked them out. The website seems less professional than JET but I think I might consider this either while applying to JET or maybe closer to my JET contract...
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    Re: Applying to companies simultaneously?

    Thanks a lot for the answers everyone! This is really helpful!
    Honestly I feel like a have a really good chance with JET, I always just get anxious and feel like I need some kind of "back up"....
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    Applying to companies simultaneously?

    I still have a couple of years before I'll be applying to JET, but I'm wondering if others would recommend also applying to AEON/Interac etc. at the same time? And I'm wondering if applying to...
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    Re: Placement preference question

    I'm just wondering, if you said in an interview you were hoping to stay in Japan after JET, would that be bad? Do they prefer you to come back and sort of complete the cultural bridge or whatever?...
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    Applying for JET + other companies?

    -moved-
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