Finances

How do I get local currency?

You can get Japanese currency at some banks in the U.S. before you leave, but (1) it takes a bit of time: usually you have…

Is studying abroad expensive?

Study abroad is a cost to consider, but the growth in your worldly perspective and language ability are significant. KCP offers one of the most…

Do people pay by check in Japan?

No, not as a rule. Checks, including travelers checks, are not common in Japan. Most banks do not cash personal checks, and most shops do not…