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  • Applying for the MEXT Scholarship: The Basics
  • Getting started with the MEXT application process can feel like breaking into a whole new world.Getting Started with the MEXT Scho
    larshipIf you are just learning about the MEXT Scholarship, this is the place to start. This guide will cover the essential first
    steps and get you ready to make use of the other MEXT scholarship guides on TranSenz.Here’s what I’ll cover in this article:Un
    derstanding [続きを読む]
  • MEXT Scholarship Application FAQ: How to Get Started
  • When you’re just starting out, sometimes what you need most is just a little water and light.When I started writing my MEXT scho
    larship guides on TranSenz, my focus was on helping applicants who were already partway into the application maximize their chance
    s. But recently, I have gotten a significant number of very basic questions about how to even get started.I’ve addressed all of
    the question [続きを読む]
  • Japanese Houses: Rent, Buy, or Build ? Introduction
  • Despite romantic notions, a new house in Japan probably isn’t going to look anything like this. But if you build, you get to decide what it will be!When we first decided to build a house in Japan, we had no idea what we were in for. Finding land, choosing a builder, getting a loan. . . All these things (naively) sounded straightforward.Not so much.There have been so many steps to this process tha [続きを読む]
  • How to Prepare for the MEXT Scholarship Interview (Embassy)
  • Your MEXT scholarship interview panel might not be this large ? or this close ? but for most applicants, it will be your first time facing a panel interview. It’s hard to prepare for that experience, so prepare what you can: Know the questions and answers in advance to maximize your chances.If you’re applying for the Embassy-recommended MEXT scholarship, have passed the document screening and [続きを読む]
  • Field of Study and Research Program Plan: MEXT FAQ
  • This page is where you can find the answers to all the questions I’ve gotten in blog comments and emails about the Field of Stud
    y and Research Program Plan. If you want to know whenever there are updates to this (or any of the FAQs), I recommend that you joi
    n my MEXT Scholarship Mailing list.I’ll also send you a copy of my sample Embassy-recommended MEXT scholarship application form
    (2018).Here [続きを読む]
  • Contacting Professors: MEXT FAQ (Embassy-Recommended)
  • Reaching out to a Japanese professor for the first time can be intimidating and confusing. Hopefully these questions and answers s
    hould make the process easier.Embassy-Recommended MEXT Scholarship: Contacting Professors FAQFor the Placement Preference Form, yo
    u are expected to list three universities and three professors that you want to study with. I’ve written before that you do not
    need profes [続きを読む]
  • MEXT Scholarship FAQ
  • Questions about the MEXT scholarship? Ask them in the comments here or on the individual FAQ pages listed below!If you have any qu
    estions about the MEXT scholarship application process (or any of my articles on the subject), please ask them in the comments or
    below or in the FAQ article for your specific subject.FAQs Released so FarHere are the links to the existing pages:MEXT Scholarshi
    p Applicat [続きを読む]
  • How to Convert Japanese Calendar Years
  • Don’t worry, it isn’t going to be this difficult.Living in Japan, you’ll often find situations where you have to use Japanese calendar years. Although somewhat antiquated, this system is still used by the government (where all practices are out of date) and in formal documents such as Japanese resumes.Knowing how to convert these dates at need will save you some trouble and frustration. I recom [続きを読む]
  • Dependent Visa: How to Bring Your Family to Japan
  • Perhaps the most popular article on this blog at this point is my guide on How to Apply for a Certificate of Eligibility and Spous
    e Visa for Japan. But I often get questions there about Japanese Dependent Visas, as well.This article, I hope, will make that pro
    cess clear.How to Get a Dependent Visa to Bring Your Family to JapanOf course, we all want to live together with our family. But w
    hen you fi [続きを読む]
  • MEXT Scholarship: Final Preparation and Sending Your Application
  • You’re almost ready to send your application off to do great things!Honestly, the contents of this article are not going to make or break your application ? in fact, I’m going to give you the most important point right here in the intro ? but this is the last 3% that might just be enough to give you an edge.And when you’re competing with the best in the world for a single scholarship in the f [続きを読む]
  • MEXT Scholarship Application Form: Step-by-Step
  • The English translations on the MEXT scholarship application form are confusing at best- and sometimes downright misleading. I use
    d to have two pages of correction bullet statements to copy/paste and send to applicants (most of which were about question 7).One
    mistake on the form might force you to have to re-complete and re-send the form by expensive international express mail, dependin
    g on how y [続きを読む]
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