But what should I do when I arrive there?
How do I get from the airport to my homestay?
What should I go to school from homestay?
I think there are many things to worry about.
Good news for such people!
The staff at the Los Angeles Information Center in Los Angeles will fully support your study abroad life!
About student support service
Student support services will help your study abroad life go smoothly.
1．Our Japanese staff welcomes you to the airport
You can Line us anytime to use Wi-Fi at the airport, you won’t lost your way. We will take you to homestay Lost at the airport!
2．Implementation of orientation
Introduce a great lifehack to save money and to live safety
3．Purchase of daily necessities, food supplies, tap cards on the first day of arrival
It will definitely help you who do not have a car. We will also teach you how to purchase with a student discount tap card!
4．Purchasing/arranging cell phones and Wifi routers
We will save you from disadvantage of contracts.
5．Opening bank accounts
It is very convenient to have bank accounts for long-term students. Please note that some accounts charge a monthly fee.
6．Currency exchange service
Many people exchange money at a high rate. We will let you know a good place with a low rate.
7. Check the nearest bus stop from your accommodation
We will show the bus stop in advance not to lost your way on the first day of school.
8．Free invitation to a pizza party
Make your friends!
9. Procedure for transfer/extension of language school
We will protect you from immigration laws and schools.
10． Emergency contact for 24/7
You can contact us anytime!
Japanese staff welcomes you to the airport
American staff generally pick up students at the airport, but at the Los Angeles Information Center, Japanese staff will pick you up at the airport.
We will solve any trouble you have in Japanese.
Implementation of orientation
Common sense in Japan may be different in America. If you don't know the common sense in Los Angeles, you may lose money in extra places. At the orientation, we will tell you about the following things that you need.
"What to do when you get sick. How to find a hospital with insurance, how to make an appointment, etc.”
“Common problems and solutions in homestay. What if I couldn't stand it?
"How to find the place with good deal to stay and how to rent places"
"How to get a driver license. Important information about Japanese and American traffic rules and cars”
"Introduction of convenient apps such as tip calculation app"
"How to buy a car with a good deal “
"Important information about student visas. How to take a long vacation.”
"How to take buses and Uber. How to purchase tap cards, etc.”
"Introducing hidden spots not listed in the guidebook"
"Things you should prepare for College"
"Things you do not do in restaurants. How to pay your bill"
Purchase of daily necessities, food supplies, tap cards on the first day of arrival
~ It will definitely help you who do not have a car. We will tell you how to purchase a student tap cards ~
Water is a necessity in Los Angeles. However, without a car, I can't bring home such heavy water bottles.
You need a tap card to get on the bus.
We will tell you about the stores where you can purchase the daily stuff, and how to purchase student tap cards!
Purchasing/arranging cell phones and Wifi routers
If you have“AMERICA Hodai”, your friends who do not have it, it will be making an international call.
We will tell you how to purchase a cell with a good deal.
Opening a bank account with us
In the United States, there are multiple account types, and it is common to pay a monthly fee.
We will assist you to open a best bank account
Currency exchange service
Rates vary considerably depending on the exchange office. It can change up to around 10%.
Check the nearest bus stop from your accommodation with us
We will show you how to get to school from your accommodation.
We will also show you the nearest bus stop.
Free invitation to a pizza party
We invite you to our monthly free pizza party.
Students gather from various schools, you can exchange many information and make local friends!
Let's make local friends!
Procedures for transfer/extension of language school
It happens all the time your school does not let you transfer to another school.
If it happens to you, please let us know. We will solve your problem.
Also,It's better than applying to school yourself!
Emergency contact for 24/7
"I lost my way at night and I don’t know how to go home."
"I suddenly got a fever, and I want to go to the hospital, but I don't know where to go..."
Something unexpected happens while studying abroad. Please contact us anytime.
Student support services fee
You can save more money if you apply the service for a long-term
What else do you have service for students?
If you are interested, please contact us via line :)