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  1. Thread: Interviews

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    I wouldn't worry too much about whether you were asked to do a sample lesson or not. I have read of many instances in which people were accepted into the program without being asked to do a sample...
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    I had my interview in Miami and I think it went pretty well. I was surprised when I was asked to teach a sample lesson about a Jewish holiday (I had prepared to teach Halloween or possibly the Hokey...
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    Yes, this is exactly what I meant. :) Sorry if I...

    Yes, this is exactly what I meant. :) Sorry if I was unclear SarahKaye!
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    I think I got an interview this year due to some of the advice on ITIL, so thank you all for your help! Gizmotech's advice on writing a successful SOP was especially helpful. Last year, I had been...
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    Re: Getting twitchy here

    I ran into a friend today and he told me that he will be teaching in South Korea soon! Even though I don't know if I will have an interview yet, we talked about how great it would be to meet up...
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    Thank you for sharing her experience with me--I...

    Thank you for sharing her experience with me--I hope that she's able to change schools and I hope, for the kids' sake, that positive changes are implemented in the school. I've heard a lot of horror...
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    Thank you, all the best to you too!:^_^: ...

    Thank you, all the best to you too!:^_^:






    Congratulations to her! My cousin was in Texas when he did Teach for America too. Does your sister like Teach for America?

    I'm still...
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    Re: So, between now and the interview...

    -I'm studying basic Japanese with Pimselur and other learning aids that the library has to offer.
    -I'm interviewing with schools (via Teach for America) in New York in case I do not make into JET....
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    Re: 2013 Applicants List

    I applied! :samurai: Mark me down as applying through the Miami Consulate please!
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    Double post...

    Double post...
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    Hooray! :kaos_cactus_panh: I am so happy that it...

    Hooray! :kaos_cactus_panh: I am so happy that it worked out for you!

    I hope that others (perhaps lurkers) who are in a similar situation will also be able to make certain that their applications...
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    Re: UK JETs 2013

    *Pops in* I wish I were British.
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    I would make certain that you contact the DC...

    I would make certain that you contact the DC embassy directly. You can continue working with the Boston consulate too, but DC handles all the applications, so it will be important to make sure that...
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    On the Official JET Forums someone said that if...

    On the Official JET Forums someone said that if the package gets to the embassy late and it's the shipping company's/USPS's fault and you have proof that it was guranteed before the deadline, then...
  15. O__O Wow. And some politicians claim there is...

    O__O Wow.

    And some politicians claim there is a "War on Christianity" in the US...

    The size of your town makes me think of the town in An Abundance of Katherines.
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    Re: Have you turned in your application?

    Mine was delived safely! Mission complete. Now to wait for months to hear the grueling results. I must love being rejected because I procrastinated so badly with this application even though I had...
  17. Ha, you've got me there! We probably have more...

    Ha, you've got me there! We probably have more churches (just because I live in a pretty big city), but you might have more churches per capita.

    I tend to think of multiplying churches as a...
  18. That's really cool and extremely funny! I think...

    That's really cool and extremely funny! I think this will be helpful for future applicants as well. Thank you for sharing it!

    I think my favourite statistic is "Rate of Shotgun Wedding." ^_^ That...
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    Re: Applying for 2013

    Haha, Page your avatar looks so much like one of my friends. Everytime I see it I crack up with laughter.:lol: I can imagine my friend posing like that too...
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    Damn. I have to write my SOP over again.

    Damn. I have to write my SOP over again.
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    Re: Top 3 Things You Want to Do

    1) Travel around on the weekends/holidays with no plans-- just explore various parts of Japan and see what happens. Go everywhere that I can go and do everything that seems interesting (just keeping...
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    Re: Applying for 2013

    Haha, my family actually is of Russian origin, but I don't think that I am going to mention that if I end up going to Japan...
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    Thank you! ^_^

    Thank you! ^_^
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    Haha, I love that outline! :) Thank you!

    Haha, I love that outline! :) Thank you!
  25. Re: How did you choose what part of the country suited you?

    It's interesting, because I have been trying to find the cities that most interest me and I keep going back to the same preferences that I had last year:
    Kanazawa, Ishikawa
    Takamatsu, Kagawa
    and...
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