Student Life

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


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KCP offered the most in learning experience and was cheaper for me as a college student.

—Deaunna Byrd

I liked how classes are divided into sections. So, one day we focus on speaking and reading and the next day it is grammar and new vocabulary. I didn’t feel overwhelmed.

—Jose Mendoza


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

You live, eat, and breathe a Japanese lifestyle. It's great!

Valerie from 2012

Every now and again, you have to switch to your mother tongue — it’s inevitable. However, if it wasn’t for studying in that kind of intensive setting that forces you to think in the language, I probably wouldn’t have advanced as far as I did in Japanese.

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The Yamanashi Bus Trip and the Social Tours were great!

Evan from Summer Short 2017

I enjoyed the Yamanashi Bus Trip and the Social Tours the most because they took us to other parts of Japan and were not just limited to Shinjuku

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