Student Life

Past and present students share their thoughts and experiences on studying in Japan.


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Going to class every day, and the workload, gave me a sense of what living in Japan would be like. I was able to learn Japanese daily, as well as have enough time in the day to study and explore the country.

—Shannon Lynch

The tests and daily assignments in Level 4 were very good in helping us prepare for the midterm exam and final. The daily kanji tests helped improve my reading ability immensely.

—Erin Longstreet


Get a better picture of KCP students on various learning adventures; from classroom activities to visits to historical sites. Also, get a glimpse of the dorm/homestay life, and the KCP campus and neighborhood.

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Finding your way around Japan and the KCP neighborhood is much easier with a map. For your convenience, here are some to help guide you as you travel. Be sure to check out our virtual tour of the KCP building — a great introduction to our learning space.

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KCP Neighborhood

Student Posts

Read the writings of KCP students who share their travels, learnings and everything else from their stay in Japan.

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4.7 stars based on 474 reviews   View All

There was just a ton of useful information to take in and absorb.

Benjamin from 2014

The senseis are all extremely helpful and willing to spend extra time speaking one on one with you if you need help or want some extra practice. The classes really challenge you to try your hardest, and if you work hard you will most definitely improve.

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It's difficult, it's fast paced, but in the end it pays off extraordinarily well.

Katie from 2013

Talking about issues concerning foreigners in Japan especially was helpful, as it prepared me for what to expect as a foreigner living in Japan. It also gave me a deeper understanding of the Japanese people and, as a result, the language that I’m studying.

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