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Every summer has a story, what will be your story?

By allkfob.KG   Saturday, May 21, 2016   16,325   588   10



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Ah, summer. It's a special season where different rules apply than the rest of the year. There are tons of options you can choose during the summer months such as doing internship, studying, travelling, or building a network. At the Korea University International Summer Campus, you can do all these things as you may have already heard of it from our previous article.

Korea University's International Summer Campus(KU ISC) is providing four or six weeks of education and cultural events, allowing students to fully immerse themselves into the Korean culture.

If you are still not sure what to do this summer vacation, here's a story from someone who has already experienced KU ISC!

Ivan Yim

1) What made you want to join 2015 KU ISC?

"I wanted to have one global experience before I graduated college, and I wanted to explore Korea. I chose Korea especially because it is one of the most dynamic countries. It was the biggest reason why I chose to go to Korea. Plus, the KUISC program gave me special care while I was in Korea."

2) What was your best memory in Korea? As an alumnus, any recommendations for students in 2016 KU ISC?

"My best memory was travelling to different cities across Korea. My recommendation is to not only focus on school but to also enjoy your time in Korea and travel to different places. In general, Korean people are very kind so it will be an amazing experience wherever you go in Korea."

3) What was your favorite class? Why?

"My favorite class was introduction to finance because the professor taught the class with relevant, real-world examples."

4) What kind of influence did KU ISC have on you?

"I learned through ISC the importance of not only creating new relationships but also maintaining these relationships."

5) Any comments for students that are making their plans for the summer?

"Students should come to ISC and Seoul with an open mind. The six weeks go by very quickly so students should have an open mind to get the most out of their stay in Korea."

Now an interview with a student who just joined 2016 KU ISC.

Rone Herbst

1) What made you want to join 2016 KU ISC?

"I've always yearned to study abroad while I am in college. Luckily, I came across an article about the Korea University International Summer Campus on the allkpop website and decided to join this program."

2) What would you like to do during your upcoming stay in Korea?

"The easiest answer for this would be the food. I'm a huge foodie and I LOVE Korean food, so I'm looking forward to this trip as a food adventure on steroids."

3) What classes are you going to take?

"World History(from 15th Century to 1945), Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea. Other than these two, there are over 100 interesting courses available." 

4) What do you expect to learn from these classes?

"I'd like to deepen my knowledge about Korean culture and language. This will also be a unique opportunity to be engaged with the diverse people in the classroom."

5) Any comments for your future colleagues?

"Let's be adventurous. I don't want to fall into a false sense of security such as 'I have 6 weeks to do all these things, I'll just do something next time.' The 6 weeks will pass by so swift, so let's try everything we want to do for this summer!"

Was this testimony good enough for you to make a decision? If you said yes, you will be able to make your own KU ISC story! Please visit their facebook page and check out other previous memories and reviews. 

Bonus: KU ISC is holding a special event where you can write a comment about your experience in Korea.  Lucky winners will receive KPOP CD's or souvenirs. 

KUISC Facebook

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    LovelySerenity Sunday, May 22, 2016

    My summer story you ask? Staying home & wishing for prom to come back because that was one of the best nights ever!

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    fairypanda LovelySerenity Monday, May 23, 2016

    :'D :'D :'D

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    LovelySerenity fairypanda Monday, May 23, 2016

    Good times XD

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    GoLDFh_zIN Sunday, May 22, 2016

    I have a story. "I dont even experienced summer because my country is located at the equator.

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    L_catzzz Sunday, May 22, 2016

    Not interested. I've already graduated a long time ago. And already went to Korea as well. Once in a lifetime experience is already enough for me.

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    ashuri_chan24 Saturday, May 21, 2016

    I really want to go back to ku I miss all my friends. When I left I felt like a part of me was broken. I hope I can go back in grad school.

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    6t2 Saturday, May 21, 2016

    I'll be at home because I'm poor and have to college in a year anyways.

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    ssswzo Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Stay at home being a lazyass i am

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    KimbapJams Saturday, May 21, 2016

    My dad went to Yonsei University a rival of Korea University xD

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    vyonce Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Couch potato

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