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by Poky
05 Mar 2020, 11:53
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: Blogs and best wishes!
Replies: 9
Views: 1199
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Re: Blogs and best wishes!

Let me add my two cents About studying japanese this is the things I would have done if I returned back to the March 2019 If you have a small or nonexistant knowledge of Japanese before this program, I would highly suggest starting by learning hiragana and katakana and then Kanji. Hiragana and Katak...
by Poky
18 Jan 2020, 01:28
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
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Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Keep in mind that not all positions are filled, they are just here so that you and them get more flexibility
The usual number of people they accept varies between 30-40 depending on year. This year it is 30 of us.
by Poky
13 Jan 2020, 11:26
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I'm a little late but I wrote up a quick blog post regarding my thoughts on the application process. https://mariomeissner.github.io/vulcanus-application/ I will just add to this what Mario wrote. I agree with most points but I had no international experience before Vulcanus. Like I do not even liv...
by Poky
11 Jan 2020, 15:20
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Hi, thanks for sticking around and answering questions. If it wasn't your grades (I know there are other factors), what do you think that got you selected? Your field of study, your languages, laboral experience, having a PhD... On the titles part, among your year's participants, have you seen many...
by Poky
11 Jan 2020, 02:48
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

Grades are not that important, trust me, I'd know :lol: Would you mind tell me your university average? (here or by pm if you dont want to share it). Since its not one my strong points :( , I'm really worried about the magnitude of the average over the quality of the other documents. My university ...
by Poky
10 Jan 2020, 13:01
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

About the university grades - is it okay to print from the official site? I mean, I could hit inspect and modify my grades before printing the page... Did I understand it right? I just want to make sure Grades are not that important, trust me, I'd know :lol: I personally have scanned my bacchelor d...
by Poky
09 Jan 2020, 02:18
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 20/21 applicants
Replies: 206
Views: 14301
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 20/21 applicants

I am a current Vulcanusian and I am working at Advanet in Tokyo right now so if you have any questions about the company or anything vulcanus related you can also ask me directly.
by Poky
04 Apr 2019, 08:03
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Congratulations everybody, I knew for some time that I was selected, today an official mail came. See ya in Brussels
by Poky
22 Mar 2019, 13:14
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

They asked very similar question like eu centre: Why Japan, why this company, do I know any Japanese and then they asked me specifics from cv, would i prefer to do this or how do I feel about doing that. There werent any questions like what is your biggest weakness, describe yourself and nonsense li...
by Poky
22 Mar 2019, 11:00
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Interview went well. They told me they arent allowed to tell me anything but they will send their pick by monday.
by Poky
21 Mar 2019, 18:55
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Not many companies ask for interviews, it is not really a standard procedure as far as I can tell.
by Poky
21 Mar 2019, 12:17
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

I got contacted today for an interview tommorow from a company.

It seems companies have deadline by 27th of march to make their decision so I hope it goes well. :)
by Poky
19 Mar 2019, 11:26
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Well some people got response a week before in 2017 thread so I hope the same happens as well.
by Poky
19 Mar 2019, 10:18
Forum: Vulcanus in Japan
Topic: VinJ 19/20 applicants
Replies: 264
Views: 47432
Flag: Croatia

Re: VinJ 19/20 applicants

Greetings
I too have been shortlisted. I hope the results will come sooner than that date tho.
So no notification mail for the start of the first round I guess? Does that mean it has started already?

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