Tag Archives: Minato Mirai

IUC series (final!): Former students – Where are they now?

Thus far we’ve talked quite a bit about attending the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies—whether or not it’s the right time for you, how to fund your stay, what sort of housing to get (homestay, IUC sponsored housing like … Continue reading

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IUC Series: How can I fund my stay at the IUC?

Today’s IUC series article, written by Karen, is complemented by a video I recorded about funding the IUC with a Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship. I recorded this video as a collaborative project with Jamie Cox (IUC ’09-’10), who maintains … Continue reading

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IUC Series: IUC 10-month program (Part 2)

A couple weeks ago we began with a rundown of the IUC 10-month program coursework, beginning with an explanation of the entrance exam and then detailing the materials and expectations of quarters 1 and 2. This week we will close … Continue reading

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IUC Series: Housing – Monthly Mansion vs. Apartment

Wondering what to do about IUC housing? We plan on featuring a couple different articles on the subject with all the basic info you need! A guest contributor here at Shinpai Deshou, Karen will be starting us off. Enjoy! ** When considering … Continue reading

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