Monthly Archives: August 2012

Words of Advice

Early on in orientation (it feels like lightyears ago!), we had a visit from the KAEC office. Mrs. Shim offered us some pieces of advice and I think it is especially applicable now that we are all in our placements. … Continue reading

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World Leisure Sports Festival and Typhoon Bolaven

Tomorrow marks the end of my first week here in Yuchon and it has been exceeding my expectations left and right. Many of my ETA friends were faced with teaching their first lessons as early as last Thursday and by … Continue reading

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Small Town Living

I would like to share some of the best/funniest things I have found so far in living in a very small, rural village. 1.) In looking for a language exchange partner (they teach me Korean, I teach them English), my … Continue reading

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Pictures from Yuchon

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The First Days in Yuchon

Amazing. That is probably the best way to describe how my first few days have been here in Yuchon. The school, host family, scenery, all of it is more than I could have hoped for. Let me begin with Departure … Continue reading

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Good Luck ETAs!

“We cannot do everything and there is a sense of liberation in realizing that. This enables us to do something and do it very, very well.” -Oscar Romero Best of luck to all of my fellow ETAs as we all … Continue reading

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Departure Day

I can’t believe orientation has flown by so quickly. It feels like yesterday I was fretting about leaving the states and now I’m fretting about leaving our little bubble at Jungwon University. It amazes me how close we have all … Continue reading

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