Exchange Student in Japan
Japan. Spending an Academic Year or a Semester as an exchange student in
Japan means living with a host family and attending high school for 10-11
months or 4 to 6 months. In order to qualify as an exchange student
in Japan, you must be at least 15
years of age and no more than 18 years of age on the date of your departure
(some programs allow for exceptions to be made for 19-year-old students
and some destinations allow students to participate at the age of 14).
You must have at least a 2.75 GPA for academic year and semester
programs and a 2.50 GPA for summer programs.
Students must also meet any additional requirements specific to the
country they choose, for example a student may be required to have studied
the language of the destination country.
TWO WORLDS UNITED students must be motivated, flexible, open-minded, curious, adaptable
to new situations, and should have a
sense of humor.
Students should also possess good written
and oral communication skills.