I eat at Chili’s, see Changdeokgung palace, and almost lose my ninja.
Okay, so you are required to get an Alien Registration Card (ARC) if you are staying in Korea over 90 days on any one visa. (So not required for a tourist visa; required for a student visa) Here’s how to do that.
So I’m behind on my blog by about 5 days. Sorry.
Okay, so the subway is a way of life here, and here’s how to use it.
Because I didn’t grow up in the city, this was the first time I’d ever ridden a bus other than a school bus. Because I know there are other people out there like me, here’s a guide to the Seoul bus system.
Okay! So when you land, you’ll need to withdraw money from ATMs, exchange money, get your SIM/wifi egg, and figure out transportation to your destination (express train, subway, limousine bus, late-night bus, or taxi).
Okay! So you’ve got your visa! Now you need to get your flights and housing.
This is the second part of my mini blog series to help you navigate the process of going to Sogang University’s KLEC General Korean (KGP200).
I’m trying to write this blog so that it will help everyone—not just others from the US, but the visa process is different from country to country and I can only speak for the process as a US citizen. So I apologize that this post might not be as helpful to non-Americans.
This is the first part in my blog series about how to go about applying for Sogang University’s KLEC General Korean (KGP200).
I scavenged the web and found very few people have blogged about this process before, so I hope to shed some light on some questions you may have and give you a heads-up on what the process is actually like.
So this is my official announcement: I am going to language school at Sogang University for a year and a half to learn Korean starting in March.