Category Archives: Work Life

The Beginning of Frustration (Language)

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I’ve been in Japan for three months now and I’m starting to feel some frustration welling up. And it has to do with the language. I’m very upset I don’t know Japanese.

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The start of a new year

The year is ending soon, which means it’s time for New Year’s Resolutions! This is actually something I enjoy planning and writing, but that I really struggle to complete. Why? Because I always forget what my resolutions are throughout the year and when I finally think that maybe I should take a look, I am too late to truly complete many of them. And yet, here I am, once more, writing up another resolutions list

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JET Tips: The Question of Recommendation Letters

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With JET applications open, it’s time to get to writing AND contacting people to write those recommendation letters for you! Pardon any typos and messy formatting, I’m on my phone. Again, I’m no expert. This list just contains some tips based on some of my own failures and successes over the years

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JET Essay Tips (and the Question of Anime)

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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!

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