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My feet are too large :'(

It’s been three days and it feels like so much longer. Orientation here gives us full days of learning the hagwon’s philosophy and program and then we are given the night to do with as we will. 713 more words


Korean Hagwons - What are They?

JIC you are thinking about teaching English in Korea, and have fallen in love with the videos by younger people on YouTube that gush about their experiences doing that work. 22 more words


EPIK vs Hagwons

Hagwons vs Epik…more information for you potential English teachers…

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Teachin' the World: The Final Stretch

So, you got all your documents together, you’ve applied to a few schools, maybe you found a recruiter you like, it’s all happening. First of all, let’s break this down a bit. 659 more words


A Day in the Life: Teaching in Korea

After 5 months of blogging about our adventures in Korea, it’s finally time to address the reason we are here. We are lucky enough to live in Asia as English teachers at a private academy, also known as a hagwon.   429 more words

Teachin' the World: Part 1.5

Before we get to the actual how-tos, we need to talk about EPIK vs. hagwon. EPIK is a government run program that places English speakers in public schools. 511 more words


And it begins.

Less than 30 days before I’m on a jet plane headed to South Korea. And to think that this all started as a random thought. 178 more words