Browse through reviews and comments written by former KCP International students.


4.7 stars based on 571 reviews

All content has been taken from actual evaluations that former students completed at the end of the program. We hope these reviews will help answer your question regarding our intensive Japanese language program, and that the KCP student comments are useful to you in making an informed decision about applying. Enjoy — KCP Review!

The in class drill practices were helpful.

Dhairya from 2014

Being in a class full of students from around the world, learning about their various cultures, and being forced to use Japanese as means of communication were the most productive and interesting aspects.

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The pair work and textbooks were really helpful.

Christopher from 2014

The most productive and challenging aspects of the program was interacting with different races of people in the classroom using only Japanese.

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I am overwhelmingly pleased with the dorm.

Charles from 2014

While it is fairly far from the school, the dorm manager has been extremely kind and generous with all of us here, holding parties and interacting with us whenever we see him. No issues ever came up.

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KCP offers to try new things while using your new language skills.

Sarah from 2013

There are a lot of really great people from all over the world studying at KCP, and many opportunities to make new friends through the Japanese language.

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Homework was also very helpful as I was able to discover my weak spots.

Anna from 2013

I found pair work and small groups sessions to be most helpful as I was forced to actually speak in Japanese with others and to learn how to listen to and understand what they were saying.

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The teachers are all professional, enthusiastic and work incredibly hard.

Marc from 2013

In general I think the KCP program is really great and I’m very glad I decided to do it. It was a lot of work, but I learned a lot, met many interesting people from all

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The classes are fast paced but not impossible. I loved it all.

Jessica from 2013

I love all of my teachers and made amazing friends. People should definitely come here.

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KCP is a great school if you want to seriously study Japanese.

Jordan from 2013

It was nice hearing a Japanese person’s objective perspective on their own culture as opposed to a glorified version from a foreigner.

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I found the in class drills and exercises the most helpful.

Kevin from 2014

I was able to interact with students of different levels as well as learn about a part of Japan’s history. I hope that there are more trips like this in the future.

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The best aspect I believe is learning from multiple teachers.

Russell from 2014

Each teacher spoke Japanese a little differently than the other. It was good to hear differences.

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KCP is a really great program and I would highly recommend it to anyone thinking about studying Japanese in Tokyo. Although intense the sense of achievement by the end of just two and a half months is huge.

—Yuna Murayama