HOW TO Apply for the 2021 Japan Trip
DEADLINES: Steps 1-5 are due FEBRUARY 21, 11:59PM, 2020. Step 7 is a "must save the date" social interview. There are no other options.
① As a part of the application process, please read everything very carefully. Timeliness and attention to details are a part of the application process. Start by reading the Trip Announcement and sample itinerary so you understand exactly how this experience works. Additionally you must complete STEPS 2-7 to finalize your application. Check the Japan Exchange FAQs for answers to other questions, or email Mr. Van Krey.
② Fill out the online application with a parent present ----> ONLINE APPLICATION Note that you must log in with your eths202.org school account to access the application.
③ Join Google Classroom "Japan Trip 2021 Applicants" with code: xy72kad and turn on notifications so that you don't miss any important messages.
④ Submit a digital copy/screenshot of your semester 1 grades to Google Classroom.
⑤ Digitally initial and sign the Commitment/Expectations Contract with a parent/guardian and submit it to Google Classroom.
⑥ Once steps 1-5 are complete, you will be sent a message via Google Classroom inviting you to sign up for an interview slot. Please wait 24 hours after completing your last step for the notification. Interviews are after school February 25, 26, 28, 2020. If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please see Mr. Van Krey to confirm that all steps are complete. Don't assume you are done unless you've been invited for an interview. Also check that your Google Classroom notifications are turned on so you are alerted to my message.
⑦ You will have a "social interview" where groups of applicants will interact with KJ students for a 30-minute "Japanese-only" session. Those sessions will be on Thursday, March 19 between 3:50-4:20 and 4:30-5:00 in N233. Choose one of the slots and sign up by clicking this link.
Results will be delivered via email by March 27, 2020 11:59PM. First payments of successful applicants will be due March 31, 2020 and will continue over 10 payments in total until the end of December, 2020.