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The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

I’m going to start this post off by admitting that the blog format is highly inadequate to cover everything I experienced during my two and a half month sublet in Berkeley, California. In fact, my previous post How a Destination … Continue reading

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Why I Left Korea

Even though I did a pretty thorough job of explaining why I had to flee the Sanbon Feinschule last post, that didn’t mean I had to leave the nation of South Korea. My Hagwon was a pathetic excuse for a school, … 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 Interview.

Now that I’ve handed in all the required documentation to the recruitment team over at CIEE, it’s time for the interview process. For me, it happened in two main parts. The first was a preliminary interview where I talked with … Continue reading

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