You really get to know great people and learn about many different cultures, all while learning Japanese.

Alexandra from Spring 2017

Which events or activities did you find the most satisfying and why?

I enjoyed the trip to the Edo Wonderland and also the hanami trip we took to Shinjuku park.

Why did you select this program?

Many students from my university had attended the program and had good experiences.

What activities or materials did you find most helpful (e.g., pair work, drill practice, tests, small group sessions, textbooks, games)?

I found pair work and homework to be helpful activities.

Were you pleased with the general living arrangements? Anything you especially liked? Any problems you experienced?

I enjoyed the Ikebukuro dorm a lot. The location was great, near a central train station and other fun things. The dorm manager, Lean, was amazing and really helpful. I enjoyed living there.

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Frankly, it seemed like the best. The other programs I looked at were either heavily geared towards Chinese and Korean students or prohibitively expensive. Plus, KCP has a long history and a LOT of alumni who openly praise the program online — and I hope to be among them!

—Dylan Chapin