I remember the day I left for Korea like it was yesterday. My stomach was flying with nerves as I began unpacking my bags at the airport. I recall my luggage weighing too much and I was frantically throwing things in and out of my suitcase. At that time, I hadn't traveled much and I knew nothing about teaching and had very little knowledge about Korea and Korean people. Even though I tried to do as much research as possible, no travel book could have prepared me for the journey ahead. Below I offer three tips about things you should do prior to departing to teach in Korea.Read More
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As this will be the last blog I write for Aclipse for a while at least, I wanted to look back at the posts I've made that have chronicled my time in Korea. But I also want to look ahead for progress' sake. What value will another diary post have for you, reader? So I've decided to select the Aclipse blog posts from the past year that are most useful to read for somebody who is deciding or has decided to embark for South Korea. I'll do this chronologically starting with the oldest. Thanks for reading.
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