Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why I Left My Hagwon

Last time I wrote about the complete and total lack of training that awaited me when I arrived at my Hagwon (private English academy) in Korea. When I wrote that post I was frustrated, pissed off, and downright EMBARRASSED at … Continue reading

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Teach in Korea – Training Week

Not just anyone can teach small children. If you think you can walk into a classroom with no prior experience and get the kids to sit still, listen, and (above all) learn without any training, you’re creating a recipe for … Continue reading

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Teach in Korea – The Flight

I’m a geography buff. One of my favorite things to do is go on google maps or an app that uses a map and look at how mankind has divided planet Earth. I can label all fifty states of America … Continue reading

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The Long Wait

Since this will be my last post as a resident of America for all of 2015, I figured it’d be appropriate to look back on how I spent my time after graduating college, as well as some of the things … Continue reading

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Teach in Korea – The Visa

All of the paperwork submitted to the school and the recruiter is for the purposes of obtaining one very important document: the work visa. In Korea as well as most other countries, travelers will need a visa if they plan … Continue reading

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