NSLI-Y Korea: My Spring Semester Schedule

Every weekday morning, I wake up at 7:06, get dressed, wash up, eat breakfast, and leave for the bus by 7:40. Since I live in Incheon, and recently a push by the local Incheon government to push back when school starts to nine has caused our school to start later. We have to be at […]

April Fool’s Day (만우절) in Korea

I remember reading about how intense of jokes Koreans pulled on April Fool’s Day, but I got to experience it myself today! While I witnessed none of the too-extreme kind (the kind where students pretend that they committed suicide for example…) I definitely did more here in Korea than I would have done in America. […]

Korean High School Festivals

This past Friday, which was Halloween, my school held a 축제 (festival)! Usually what this means for girl schools is BOY SCHOOLS VISITING! And so, when I arrived at school that day, everyone in my class either had makeup on, or was in the process of putting it on. They even took down the full […]