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Home to Korea to home again (leaving early)

On Monday I’ll be back in the US. Yes my contract was for a year. And yes I’ve only been here 4 months. Technically I quit at 3 months, but I couldn’t leave right away. 1,900 more words

Bye Bye, Busan.

I haven’t yet mentioned this on my blog but I left ‘Dynamic’ Busan, South Korea early morning on February 14th, 2017 before the contract at the hagwon (private school) where I worked was completed. 465 more words

EPIK: Recruiter vs. Applying Directly

For anyone who is considering, or will soon be beginning, the process of applying to EPIK (English Program in Korea) I hope that this can be useful in some way. 719 more words


Christmas at SLP

For a lot of the major holidays, we have days dedicated to having fun and teaching the kids about them. Before our week long winter break, we had celebrated Christmas by having Santa bring the kids presents and with a mini song concert. 155 more words


Why I Quit Teaching English in South Korea

Disclaimer: This represents my PERSONAL views about teaching English. This is based on my personal experiences. Many teachers at my school, and in Korea, love teaching. 1,234 more words

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“Can I tell you something?”

I’m outside one of my toughest classes, having just been told that the kids inside are crying due to being (justly) scolded. 1,225 more words


The worst part about my job

Well there are a few things that I don’t like about my job which is of course typical. I would be surprised to ever have a job that had no flaws. 1,017 more words