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Hey guys, what should I wear to the game? A t-shirt that says, “I don’t belong here.” Yesterday, I shared with you all about my favorite language app, Mango. Today, I wanted to share a cool app for all the student athletes and sports majors! I just got hired to promote “Fanwish,” a new app […]

Learning Japanese

Continuing with all of my Kakehashi Project blog posts, I wanted to write about how I have been trying to cram learning Japanese into my busy school schedule. There are tons of free apps you can find in the app store for languages. I personally really love Mango, which is a free app I heard […]

Kakehashi Project Final Questions

Where did you hear about the 2015-2016 Kakehashi Project? (JACL, school, relatives, past participants, etc.) My dear friend and co-worker, Diane, a past participant, encouraged me to apply based on my fascination with Japan. Additional Notes I can sing Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen in Japanese My hope is by sharing my essay answers […]

Kakehashi Project Question 4

Please list your involvement in any other campus/student organizations, volunteer/community service, extracurricular activities, etc. Ø  I was recently accepted into the CollegeXpress 2015-2016 Students Writers Program, which is voluntary and unpaid. I have years of previous extensive experience as a volunteer blogger on the Chegg Student Blog and the Fullerton Public Library Young Adult blog. […]

Kakehashi Project Question 3

Please list any leadership experience or involvement you have relating to the Japanese American or Asian American community, US-Japan Relations, or the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)? I am a member of COMPASS (A Community of Pacific Islanders, Asians, and Allies), which is a Diversity Resource Group in The Walt Disney Company. I am the […]

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