Student Life

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


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I selected this program because it allows me to use my student loans to attend, otherwise I wouldn’t be able to have this experience. I also wanted a challenge and to improve my fluency as fast as possible. The pace at KCP is challenging but helps me focus.

—Brittany Crouch

Tests were actually very helpful. They provide the pressure for me to more extensively study the materials that we were given, and if I get questions wrong those help point out to me which concepts I need to strengthen or have memorized incorrectly.

—Nathan Wong


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 412 reviews   View All

Thank you for an amazing 6 months! I really had a great time and learned a lot!

Dawson from Winter 2015

At the end of my first term, I asked the teachers for conversation help and they sat down with me for a half an hour in the mornings for a week and a half and talked with me in Japanese. That was probably the biggest help I had, and really gave me confidence in speaking.

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It was really eye opening to see the passion in a Japanese workplace.

Aileen from Summer Short 2016

It was fascinating to get an inside look on how a rigorous company in Japan works from day to night to day again, along with the methods and messages that need to be passed from department to department in order to get the perfect story out for the rest of Japan to know about as soon as possible.

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