Category Archives: homestay

Summer Program: HIF Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Program

Already thinking about a summer language program for next year? Check out HIF, which has a February application deadline! — http://www.hif.or.jp/en/program/ Program Objectives The HIF Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Program is a university level intensive summer course that focuses … Continue reading

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Is Home Stay in Japan right for you?

    The decision whether to do a home stay or to live in a dorm while studying abroad is a personal one.  In order to make this decision effectively, you need to honestly evaluate yourself – specifically, what you … Continue reading

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Choosing an unaffiliated homestay

Usually when you study abroad in Japan through your home institution as an undergrad, you get asked the big question: dorm or homestay? Most Japanese universities affiliated with sister institutions (for example, Gettysburg College is affiliated with Kansai Gaidai, and … Continue reading

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