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Japanese Studies and Psychology majors

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In my eighth-grade year, I spent two weeks in Japan as part of a summer program. Until that point, I had only known about Japan through media and pictures. I could never have imagined walking through Tokyo on a warm summer night while squinting at the bright neon signs and trying to figure out where I should eat. I will never forget the beautiful architecture and tranquility of the countryside. I have been fascinated with Japan ever since then and have always wanted to return. When I came to Willamette, I didn’t expect to be majoring in Japanese Studies. However, the amazing faculty, presence of ASP students, and the opportunity to study abroad convinced me to pursue Japanese Studies. While in college, I plan to continue being a part of Japanese related cultural clubs and study abroad in Japan. In the future, I hope to find an area of work in which both my majors, Psychology and Japanese Studies, are applicable.

Willamette University

Japanese Studies

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6015 voice
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