6 Month Update: Reflecting on my New Year's Resolutions

Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? Just writing that sentence out feels so incredible to me. As we are in the month of June, I thought that this would be an excellent time to reflect on how I'm progressing on the goals I've set for this year and voila: This post was bo…

How to Sign up for the JLPT in the US

If you're looking to take the JLPT in December of this year and are not sure when signups open, I'll be the first one to break it to you: it's today!

This morning at around 9 am the signup portal for online registration opened, and I committed to taking N2! I am beyond nervous, excited…

90 Days of Memrise - JLPT N3 Vocab

I am excited to be making this post about my recent journey with Memrise!! 

Memrise and I have a love-love relationship, I use them pretty exclusively to study Japanese flashcards because I love their gamification system and leaderboard. Anki is another very popular resource for SRS based studying …

日本語 Memrise Sets for August 2018

I've decided to take the plunge and start dialing and creating my own Memrise sets.  I took a stab at it about a year ago when I tried to make a course for a class I was taking,  but for some reason, I couldn't make my courses look as fancy or nice as the others that were pre-made by users…

Softly Spoken Study With Me

I really enjoy watching 'Study with me' videos on Youtube, so I decided to try something new and record my own 'Study with me' video on how I like to study Japanese from reading various books. In the past, I wrote a guide on how to study, but I feel like a video articulates it way …