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JET Programme: Money Matters for Incoming JETs

Not the most riveting of posts, but since a number of shortlisted JETs have been asking about how much money they should take to Japan, or examples of expenses in the first few months, I thought I would write about exactly that! As a short-listed JET (or an upgraded alternate) knowing how much money to…… Continue reading JET Programme: Money Matters for Incoming JETs

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To all 2017 JET Interview Applicants

Interview results for the 2017 JET Programme intake are slowly starting to make their way around the globe. It may be a while before some countries receive those results, but in the meantime, I just want to give my heartfelt congratulations to all those 2017 applicants who have been (or will be) shortlisted! And a…… Continue reading To all 2017 JET Interview Applicants

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JET Programme: Short-listed Questions and Answers

This week interview results started rolling out across the globe, with Australia and South Africa being one of the first countries to hear. Since then quite a number of other countries have been notified and now the ‘Incoming JETs 2016’ Facebook group is up and running. Looking through the recent posts on this Facebook group…… Continue reading JET Programme: Short-listed Questions and Answers

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JET Programme: Receiving Your Interview Results (2016)

It’s close to that time of the year again. That nerve-wracking, sleep-depriving, checking-your-inbox-every-10-minutes time of the year again when the interview results for aspiring 2016-2017 JETs are released. Last year I wrote a piece on receiving your results, found here. This year I thought I’d approach the topic again and cover the different types of…… Continue reading JET Programme: Receiving Your Interview Results (2016)