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Don't let that 5500 Yen Go To Waste! JLPT Certificate: How Valuable Is It For Jobs and Tips To Study

Updated: Nov 5, 2019

by Claire Liu

Published on October 29th, 2019

As we approach December, we can feel a certain tension rippling among international students on campus. Rather than stressing over university assignments, many have their minds focused on something that may have a big impact on the job hunting season to come, the JLPT



JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test), is an exam held biannually that evaluates the candidates’ Japanese language ability. There are a total of 5 levels with N1 being the highest and with passing these exams you get an official qualification that can be helpful in a variety of ways. 

As someone who is also tackling the upcoming JLPT, everything can seem daunting and complicated. Hence, this article will simplify the key points of JLPT you need to know, list the best resources, and share the advice from fellow JLPT ‘veterans’.





Why Do You Need JLPT?