Singers that beat incredible odds to be music majors at the super prestigious Howon University
Howon University's Applied Music school is widely considered the most prestigious music university in all of Korea. They pick only a handful of students each year from a pool of thousands of applicants. In 2013, a total of 71 students were chosen out of over 3,500 applicants, and in 2014, they only picked 12 vocalists out of almost 2,000 applicants. Applicants must audition for professors to showcase their ability on top of the regular admissions process. While a few idols attend the university as broadcast majors, there are almost no idols that have been accepted as Applied Music majors, and only a handful of non-idol singers have made it into the school.