I'm Going to Grad School -- in France??

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I apologize for not being around this past month! I have had to deal with a whirlwind of situations both at work and in my personal life, but I wanted to share some good news that I've been teasing for a while. 
I was accepted to the University of Burgundy located in Dij…

Why I Rejected My "Dream" Job in Japan


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In this post, I want to talk about my experience applying for the JET program, my thoughts on the application process, and why I ended up declining their offer.
To start this story, we need to go back in time a bit. When I was 15 years old, I decided I wanted to be an English teacher in Japan when I grew up. This influenced my college decision in a big way. When I went to college, I decided to major in Japanese and minor in education with the idea of becoming a teacher in the future. 

I Got Accepted Into Waseda University!

I'll try keep this post super brief, but yesterday while I sat on the plane coming back from my vacation in Florida I received an email congratulating me and welcoming me to Waseda!

Of course, I ended up crying my eyes out right before takeoff and probably concerning everyone around me. It was …