I’ve been thinking about how I want to start this series of JET posts and figured that one of the biggest points in the early phases is The Essay. Filling out the application is pretty self-explanatory, but it’s usually the essay portion that can make the difference between not moving forward and getting that interview! … More JET Essay Tips (and the Question of Anime)
One month from now I will be in Japan. I will be sitting in a small hotel room where I will have to quarantine for two weeks before being sent off to my new home. This means that I should hurry up and start getting ready, right? I’m trying. This week I have a lot … More [Pre-departure] Starting the Packing Process
At this point in time, I feel like the majority of people I know (and am closest to) know that I will be leaving for Japan soon. The few that remain…well, I’d like to give them the big surprise in a surprising way! And I’ve honestly been super excited about this since I got accepted … More [Pre-Departure] Less Than 2 Months Before Leaving
Hey everyone and welcome to THE announcement post! Yes, I’ve been keeping this new job of mine a secret from pretty much everyone, except the must knows (current jobs’ bosses and coworkers), but things have been moving forward and I figured it was time to “tell all”. Or at least the short version of it … More [Announcement] The Time Has Come!