KCP is located in Shinjuku, a prime location in Japan.

Thum from Spring 2017

Which events or activities did you find the most satisfying and why?

The overnight trip to kamakura where i really managed to bond with the US students and staff

Why did you select this program?

I selected KCP because it was the most affordable out of the all US programs i researched. Furthermore, the school is located in Shinjuku, a prime location in Japan,

What were the most productive and interesting aspects of the program for you? The least interesting and productive?

The most interesting aspect was the dormitory. The dormitory i stayed in was at Ikebukuro which is very accessible.

What did you find most valuable in the Culture Course?

The most valuable was the Lecture of the Psychology of Japanese people

Were you pleased with the general living arrangements? Anything you especially liked? Any problems you experienced?

Dorm manager was very kind. I managed to make alot of American friends. I especially liked the Ikebukuro Dorm party organized by the KCP staff.

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Because I am a huge fan of research and spreadsheets, I created an excel worksheet comparing numerous Japanese study abroad programs by cost, housing, length of study, and many other comparison points. Overall, KCP came out superior based on the amount of things that you get for the price. After completing the program, I can say choosing KCP was a perfect decision. KCP is a real school — professional teachers, strict grading systems, textbooks – the whole package. KCP proved to be much more than I expected – the classes are tough, but it taught me how to work harder, build a work ethic, and I am coming out with many rich experiences thanks to KCP. This school truly prepares you for higher levels and entrance into Japanese colleges.

—Rachel Burch