With the average South Korean high school student spending 1,020 hours in school a year (pdf) according to a 2012 OECD study (134 hours more than the OECD average), it’s easy to … Eat a quick breakfast of rice and seaweed soup, put on my uniform, and walk to school. You think about your present. To represent this event, many people wear a yellow ribbon. For lunch, we decided to actually just eat at 하나고 early for once. I don’t want to spend them taking for granted what I’ve been given. In fact, it was quite nice because there was no line and lots and lots of seats. You think about your unfinished homework, how far your language level is improved, how your goals are from the beginning of the program have changed, how you expect to do on your end of the year language exams. I arrived in Korea on September 3rd. Teachers are respected in Korea. I don’t want to waste these last two months. Twitter Facebook Google + Pinterest Tumblr. The upcoming school year will be different from what we are used to. In South Korea, the grade of a student is reset as the student progresses through elementary, middle and high school. Check phone for bus schedule (my bus comes between every 30-50 minutes and I live an hour and twenty minutes away from school, so I have to be careful about missing it). I arrived in Korea on September 3rd. So what is the daily life of a Korean high school student life? Report. Today I found out what happens afterwards-, 6:40 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.: Dinner (some students choose to go home instead of eating at school. I realized that I hadn’t give any hint as to what my daily schedule was, but what I did today would be the best representative of what my friends at school go through on a daily basis. Korean students typically graduate slightly later than American students. South Korea is known for their education system, which includes very long days of up to (or over) 12 hours. Actually half way through the period, two of the girls from my group—은서 and 지연—came into the room apologizing to me as they thought I was waiting for them since they never outright cancelled the meeting with me. We sang a whole slew of oldies that included Miley Cyrus’ The Climb, Demi Lovato’s Heart Attack, Taylor Swift’s Our Song and of course we sang Let it Go—the crowd favorite. It was a funny conversation. (But only for a short period at a coin 노래방, I wanted to be home for dinner.). He pointed out that I had no one sitting next to me on one side, so he could just plop his stuff down on that desk. I feel honored to have so many amazing people in my life. This puts immense pressure on high school students, as there are extremely high stakes in getting accepted to a reputable university. I take public transportation for 2 hours to commute to school (yes, it’s VERY FAR but not uncommon for kids here). You think about your past. Katie! I could have eaten that forever for sure. While chatting with Katie in the morning, I kept telling her that I was dreading going to 국어 and that Wednesdays were always so long… when it was in fact Tuesday. Just wrap your mind around that. ( Log Out /  Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. The concept of life becomes clear here and the students get a glimpse of how the real world works. She asked me what I wanted to eat and gave me three options that included 물냉면 so of course I went for that—one of my all time favorites. ( Log Out /  13!!! Today was also the 5th year anniversary of the 세월호 침몰 사고 (Sewol Ferry Incident) in which a ferry carrying mostly high school students on their school trips sank–killing many. Monday to Saturday, I wake up around 6:30 to 7:00. It was pretty funny. “The academics of high school are way harder than ever, and I think a lot of kids don’t have the bandwidth to manage everything.” A typical day for a high school counselor is anything but. Today, April 3rd, marks that I have eight more weeks ahead and almost thirty one behind. At first, I thought this was extra but then I realized how handy it could be… until I read the description for it in the excerpt. In Korea to this day, this is a sore subject and is seemingly continuously present in the collective Korean psyche. She rises at 6.30am, is at school by 8am, finishes at 4pm, (or 5pm if she has a club), then pops back home to eat. In music class, our teacher explained to us this project that we will be doing. You think about your future. Superficially, this is life for most high school students in South Korea. The other students were put into random groups and then allowed to pick their topics from a list (a list that she created from topics that we included in our survey about music from the first day of class back in March) based on the number of their group (also chosen randomly). And then, I kept talking about Topik being on Saturday even though it is on Sunday! We also read a blurb of an article predicting that there would be humans marrying robots in the near future and our teacher goes “Probably from Japan! The past seven months have been like riding a roller coaster nonstop (which I know is the most cliche analogy). Like the other day, she gave us chords to work with for our song because she thought that we might have been having trouble. Freaking awesome. A Korea exchange student program could provide you a way to visit South Korea, learn the language, and be immersed in the culture while also having support in country. With vigor, passion, and drive. Playing next. In fact, I was in the complete opposite mood. at 11:45 PM. Here's the video: p.s. We were supposed to start it last week but the teacher was absent the whole week because of the flu, so we were starting it late. I’m having a lot of mixed emotions about leaving. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  Today, April 3rd, marks that I have eight more weeks ahead and almost thirty one behind.  The cash register worker actually helps upperclassmen cut. When I talk about how nervous I am about going home, I get many, “Don’t get ahead of yourself. After class, I wasn’t in the mood to go home. That’s all for this blog post~ I hope you enjoyed! Koreans are almost always eighteen years of age at the time of graduation (though by the bizarre system used to calculate age, they tend to think that they are almost twenty at the time high school ends). A day in the life of a Korean High School Student. Hell. Scotty Darin. Before class started, I noticed that 동철 was still in the class, getting ready to leave. “SPECS” get you further along in life than your GPA can? May 11, 2020 April 28, 2020. I just want to thank everyone who helped me get here and who helped me stay sane along the bumpy ride. The actual 하나고 students need to study for those! To differentiate the grades between students, one would often state the grade based on the level of education he/she is in. I wanted to go to a 노래방 (once again) and sing some old Justin Bieber songs like Baby, One Time, One Less Lonely Girl, etc. I suppose that now I’m living a life just like that of average Japanese high school students. Let us peep into the school diary of a student and learn about a day in the life of a high school student. A subreddit for news, culture, and life on the Korean Peninsula. My School Day, by Park Hyeun Jung. And I was positively EXHAUSTED. the Marble Palace, July 2010. This video is awesome. During 한국사, our teacher lectured the whole time but that did not stop me from just doing my own Korean work in class. Katie and I had another mentorship class before lunch so we just did some self-studying in the special room on the third floor—it’s for meetings I believe? The fact that she prepares stuff outside of class for us rather than forgetting we are a part of the class (and even with small things like calling our names for attendance)… most teachers don’t do even that. Most students get to school on their own by walking, bike, or the city bus. I'm back at Jungwon University, also known as the "marble palace," a moniker myself and my fellow ETAs dubbed this ostentatious stone monument to education. They also need a fancy fridge with a screen? The thing you do most often as an exchange student is think. Follow. Yaja is basically after school self study. We learned two new grammar points but besides that, we talked a lot about new-age technology and the advancements that humans have made. It feels good to be included. You think about your past. This is the typical schedule of my day, and whe… Because Katie and I were in two different sections of this music class, the teacher told us that we can just work as partners and she picked our topic for us: Arirang. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Eventually, my host sisters came home and they didn’t just bring themselves. Change ). It was a nice gesture, though. “There is the surprise factor – things you never know are coming,” McGuirk said. 6 a.m.: Wake up. Typical Day as a High School Student in Korean. Koreans already often have another fridge for their 김치 and 반찬! In other, more relevant news, Fridays are days where I get the closest I can to going through what an average Korean high school student experiences daily. I made you a chart: So it’s really not that bad! Other students will stop at a corner store (CU or GS25) to get maybe a bread, kimbap, or some other snack food. Rigorously. )". 윤아 tried defending the idea saying that you could see what was inside (or how much you had) without opening the door and though I find that somewhat valid, that’s not what the article said. Home From the Scene Surviving Senior Year in a Korean High School (and getting into SKY) Surviving Senior Year in a Korean High School (and getting into SKY) From the Scene Korean Life Student Writing. Then 동철 continues on and tells me to just go move over to him. I get up by 6am 2. Don’t waste it by worrying about how little there is left. Flowers left on a fellow classmate’s desk after she jumped to her death at the young age of 16. At least, that was what it was like in my high school. School days are the beautiful days’ anyone would cherish with a desire for more in the later years. It literally said that “by using the smart screen on the door, you can check where the items in your fridge are placed.” I immediately called this out to my teacher. The opening screen reads: 고등학생의하루 Which just means High School student's day. You think about your future. I left home at 6:30, studied for a bit, arrived at school at 8:30 a.m. left at 9:30 p.m., and got home a little before 11 p.m.  Oh, what a night. That’s a very fun country…” and then she goes on to bring up the anime girlfriend pillows. Though the Yonsei Samsung Library bursts … sentences you run the risk of your head exploding. I’ve been gone for 31 weeks. For a typical high school student, the official school day may end at 4 p.m., but can drag on for grueling hours at private cram institutes or in-school study hall, often not wrapping up until 11 p.m. Education Fever in Korea (ExamiNation) Award-winning Education Fever in Korea, by Judy Suh, documents a day in the life of a high school student preparing for the once-a-year Korean college entrance exam (KCSAT) called Suneung or Sooneung, held in November every year… For example, a student in the first year of middle school would be referred to as "First grade in Middle School (중학교 1학년. For three years, they repeat these seemingly boring days. I finally got to sleep at 11 or 12pm, if lucky. 0 shares. Thanks for reading! ( Log Out /  I participate in after school club activities for 3 hours or so. You think during East Asia class too because even though you’re interested, most of the time  you just pick up on small words to capture the big idea (–I definitely don’t have the vocabulary of that level). She showed me the pictures and wow did they look delicious! Here’s a few examples of the harsh reality behind high school life in South Korea: 1. It was really sweet to see them thinking about me! 4. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. We all started erupting in laughter as I kept questioning “Why can’t you just open the door of the fridge?”. My days were really off today (in my mind I mean). Our teacher asked us if our host family’s fridges are organized and we all looked at each before simultaneously saying no. But this in the end had a positive, we were not going to have to present anything! At one point, he pointed out his good friend (Both 동철 and his friend took AP world history with me last year) and asked him why he wasn’t sitting next to me. 6:05 a.m.: Get dressed in my school uniform (and I wear thick leggings because it’s cold and my school uniform doesn’t come with a pants option). 6:45 a.m.-7:00a.m. The thing you do most often as an exchange student is think. ( Log Out /  On November 10th, 2011, thousands of high school seniors will take a nine hour test that for many, will determine their economic and social status for the rest of their lives. There aren’t separate school buses like in America. Before school, it seems majority of my students wake up around 7-7:30am. Her day is typical of that of the majority of South Korean teenagers. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. S. Korean military on high alert as N. Korea marks party anniversary. ( Log Out /  No wonder Korean students’ test scores (when compared to those of students from other countries) are so highly ranked. I yaja’d (야자를 했다.). February 11, 2013 8871 Views. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Today we just went for it and honestly, it was not bad at all. Of course, stopped by to get 녹차호떡 on our way to Korean class. _______________________________________________________________. It literally said you can check where the items themselves are placed. (Translation of the banner: “The 5th Spring, We Will Not Forget”). It goes without saying therefore that high school life is the most formative period of a person’s life. ), -everyone immediately goes home as fast as they can-. So when she began looking at summer programs as a high school student, she was eager to consider a return to Cambridge. So here it is. Smile because it happened. Some of my friends have to take the city bus, but I’m lucky. You think about your present. And less fitting… a BMI scale? Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. They had a cooking class at the 학원 today and the students got to eat fruit crepes. Exploring Korean High School Campus Grounds & Man-Made Waterfall (04/17/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY, 제주도 수학여행 (Jejudo School Trip) Day 2-Part 2: 이중섭미술관, 삼겹살 맛집과 카페에서 밤 이야기 (05/02/20) NSLI-Y Korea AY, 제주도 수학여행 (School Trip to Jeju Island) Day 2: 승마체험, 성산일출봉과 흑돼지 먹기 (05/02/20) NSLIY Korea AY, 제주도 수학여행 (School Trip to Jeju Island) Day 1: 함덕해수욕장과 천지연폭포 (05/01/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY, Outside Class (야외수업), Travel Maker Brunch in Hongdae, and Korean Monthly Exam (04/30/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY, Kakao Friends Cafe and Japanese Dinner with my Host Sister (04/29/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY, Global Youth Service Day: Making Korean Masks at Youth Center & Eating REAL Pie (04/27-04/28/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY. The Korean school year begins in late February or early March and ends in late December with commencement … This made me laugh so hard that tears almost left my eyes. But it also looked like a lot of work. While chatting with Katie in the morning, I kept telling her that I was dreading going to 국어 and that Wednesdays were always so long… when it was in fact Tuesday. Feb. Find All Posts of This Month: 2 - 2013. The manga was serialized in Gangan Online and was released in seven manga volumes between May 21, 2009 and September 27, 2012. Below, Michelle, an aspiring novelist, takes us on a journey through a day … I would like to thank all my classmates for letting me shoot the video for the whole day, love you … During the summer of 2016, Michelle joined us for the Secondary School Program to study philosophy and screenwriting. I would like to note that I stayed at school for (more than) 13 HOURS. I’m so thankful for all of the support I’ve had in getting here. I spend another 2 hours on the way home 6. I attend classes for 6 periods. I went home after that and I was told by my host mom that I would be eating alone tonight because my host sisters were so hungry that they already ate ramen at the 학원. Students have to be at school b… Or rather "Hul!" Instead, they are dressed in t-shirts and shorts or jeans. Korean High School. My days were really off today (in my mind I mean). Just An Average Day in the Life of a Korean High School Exchange Student (04/16/19) NSLI-Y Korea AY. One of the readings we looked over was about new inventions involving technology that can be commonly found in the home—making people’s lives easier. my youtube channel is the 89th most viewed Korean channel of the week!!!!! My Life as a Korean High School Student Greetings from Goesan, South Korea! 3. From what I've gathered from my older students at my English academy (hagwon) and my academy's director's son, high school students sleep 6 hours a day, if they are lucky and work, study, work, and study all day long. (Gotta get our fixings in before the weather gets too warm and they stop being sold–since it is more commonly eaten during cold weather),: Korean class today was really entertaining. They are not in uniform like many other high school students in South Korea. We all laughed at this point and our teacher kept saying that that was why—Koreans don’t really organize their refrigerators like Americans apparently. You still have plenty of time.” But to put this into perspective, I have 8 weeks left. He actually ended up coming over to me and asking how I was and we quickly talked about midterms, third year life, and so on. During my usual English mentorship class today, I just self-studied in the library as midterms are approaching. (The act of living here is studying Korean so)  I’m basically in Korean class or doing Korean class or studying Korean grammar or practicing Korean all day. And that was my day. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Thanks for watching! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Don’t be sad that it’s over. They also brought back cartons upon cartons of strawberries (I’m talking at least 10) and three jars of Nutella. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. His friend was laughing along but you could tell he felt really awkward and uncomfortable. Students kept coming into the room to use it… I originally planned on sleeping during that period but instead I went hard on the study grind. Change ). Keeping friendships when you’re on opposite sides of the planet is no easy task, but I am happy to say that I really had you guys with me while I’ve been here. You’re posts are so fun to read with the gifs included they make me laugh and so relatable, ahah but 대원외고 야자 goes until 10:30 and first class is at 8:10… i don’t know how they do it day in and day out. 5. The daily schedule for students of Ewha Girls High School is as follows: The first class begins at 8:10 am and the regular classes end at 5:40 pm. The trees here are different. I live an hour away, so I ate at school with my deskmate and her friends. It's the third most viewed video of the week. 6:30 a.m.- 6:45 a.m.: Take my first bus to the main bus station. My day lasted for over 4 hours. 04/16/19 Tuesday . It is very different from what I was familiar with in the U.S. 1. “I would cry,” said Tori Rusko, GRHS student (’15). To help ease the worry and anxiety of both students and their families, we have put together this guide for families, to help them visualize and practice what a typical school day will be like in the 2020-21 school year. Welcome to everyone, including native Koreans … Korean high school students sometimes attend school from 7am until midnight, and on weekends visit private "hagwons" (academies similar to crammers, which are attended all year round in South Korea) to brush up on their English, maths or science. I’m also grateful to all of the friends I’ve made here, and all the memories we’ve made together and will continue to make for the time I have left. Their desks are covered in doodles, of cartoon faces with sharpened chins, of panels and illustrations the length of a comic book page. Long time no see :) This video will be about real school life in Korea. Just like in real life, high school life can be grouped into two: the fun side and working/studying side with a grey area in between, for activities such as hobbies and interests. (Unnecessarily long and unedited post ahead). Welcome to everyone, including native Koreans … Of course, “School” is basically me studying Korean. Posted on April 3, 2016 by Katie McMahan. I only do this on Fridays, and get to sleep late the next day. Nonetheless, the strawberries were delicious with the Nutella. That said, let’s have a look at the typical day in the the life of a fictional Korean middle school student. Along the way, she created new memories of the place she used to call home. The Life of a Korean High School Student. Being a student means, all the knowledge is … 11. But there are couches! I wanted to say hi but I worried that he might be busy so I just sat down. Goesan, the site of my orientation back in July, is my new home for the month of February. After studying for roughly sixteen hours each day, their futures boil down to one last exam. 155k members in the korea community. He goes to school by 7 a.m. and studies English words and does English listening practice for an hour. Everyone back home has still made an effort to keep in touch while I’ve been gone, and that honestly means the world to me. In Korea, the saying is “Teachers are as high as God“. 155k members in the korea community. So June took Kaitlyn and I to her favorite place and we spent about half an hour there. She rises at 6.30am, is at school by 8am, finishes at 4pm, (or 5pm if she has a club), then pops back home to eat. I really hope you guys like it, and I'll come back with a new video very very soon! You think when your economics class because your teacher is talking so fast that if you even try to understand anything but the verbs at the ends of her. One of these inventions included refrigerators with touch screens or smart screens. : Transfer to second bus, 7:30 a.m.: Arrive at bus stop near school, 7:45 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.: Study at local cafe until my friends meet me there, 8:30 a.m.: Sit down at my desk and prepare for the day, 8:45 a.m.: Homeroom teacher comes in to greet and update the class, 9:00 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.: Four class periods (I study Korean during classes); 20 minute breaks in between, 12:40 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.: Lunch (Last year, I was a 1st year, so we got cut by the 2nd and 3rd years. A student gets up at 6 a.m. and reads the newspaper to get an idea on how to write essays. By Bo-kyung Byun. But how does my regular NSLI-Y schedule look anyway? I honestly find it really heartwarming that she always thinks about what we will be doing in class. Her day is typical of that of the majority of South Korean teenagers. Our teacher gave the argument that finding things in the fridge can be difficult and then josh retorts back “Not if the fridge is organized.” He then goes through his own American fridge’s organizational state–meat drawer and all. A subreddit for news, culture, and life on the Korean Peninsula. This entire second semester, we have not eaten at the school cafeteria (without our group of friends) at all—not even one time under our belt. This year, I am a 2nd year, so I get to cut the freshmen. It was funny that he wanted to make me feel more included within the class but I was not about to sit next to someone who clearly wasn’t up for the interaction. The film will follow the students during the most stressful time of their lives- their last year of high school. 5 years ago | 6 views. Browse more videos. Suicide is the leading cause of death among teens. The final screen is 끝 which means finish. You might live with a host family and attend high school in South Korea for a real view in the culture of the country. Because of intense competition and cultural factors, high school students are encouraged to do schooling beyond the typical 8am-4pm schedule. Breakfast can range from a full meal of soup, rice, meat, and eggs; to simple rice and kimchi. ( Log Out /  I don’t know how everyone stays awake during the day when their day always lasts this long. You would think that being back in school (and having so many deadlines from Better World to keep track of), I would be better about knowing the date and such but clearly, that is not the case. Daily Lives of High School Boys (Japanese: 男子高校生の日常, Hepburn: Danshi Kōkōsei no Nichijō) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasunobu Yamauchi. You wouldn’t … ), 1:40 p.m.-4:40 p.m. – Three more class periods with similar breaks, -I usually go home after this. 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