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. 

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I arranged to meet up with my good friends Mame and Ryry for this day…

Relaxing in Odaiba

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But I finally got around to …

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Maid Cafe Hopping and Karaoke in Akihabara

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In the itinerary that I planned, we scheduled wake up time of around 8 am to make sure that we would have plenty of time to make it to the @home cafe (maid cafe) for breakfast. @home cafe opens at 10am, and with our Airbnb being about an hour …