Planning studies in Japan
Where should I start?
Let’s make your STUDY in JAPAN plan
TIPS | “Schedule until School Admission”
Have you planed your studies in Japan plan yet? Next, let’s look at the following general timetable and see what sort of preparations you’ll have to make.
From planning to enrollment – what to do
If you are only interested in studying the Japanese language
You will take care of items 1 - 8 on the chart in your own country, 9 in Japan, and start at a Japanese language institute in 10.
If you want to enter university or a professional training college after studying the Japanese language
You will take care of items 1 - 8 on the chart in your own country, 9 in Japan, and start at a Japanese language institute in 10 Take care of items 11 and 12 while studying at 22. Item 23 marks your entry into a university or professional training college.
If you want to enter a university or professional training college in Japan directly from your own country
If you already have sufficient Japanese language abilities or will be entering a course conducted in English, skip items 2 – 10 and start at 11, request materials from university or professional training college. After passing the entrance examination and making the proper arrangements, item 23 marks your entry into a university or professional training college.
Using an agent
Key points for choosing an agent
- 1) Cost Is the price reasonable in comparison with other agents? Isn't the agent misleading you to take a part-time job in Japan to pay for all of your school fees and living expenses? Are fee details and service content stated clearly in the contract?
- 2) Support Is the agent providing you with information about schools that match your goals for studying in Japan? Isn't the agent recommending that you enter the country with false documents? Does the agent properly answer questions and provide proper answers if asked about procedures? Isn't the agent rushing you to make an application? Is the agent telling you both about the good points of studying in Japan as well as things you might find difficulties?
- 3) Track record Does the agent have a proven track record of sending people to Japan?