(Interviewee: Lee Na Young/Department of Tourism Management/Korean Student) I think that the best way to make friends in the new semester is to use snacks. In Korea, there is a culture of sharing snacks with other people, so I think sharing and eating candies with others and being friends at the first time. In the process of talking to each other while recommending snacks, I think friendship will deepen a little. I think the first step in making new friends is light snacks, and then find common interests and talk to each other. Talking about MBTI, which is popular in Korea these days, I think…
(Interviewee: Arthur / IT Department / Senior in University) It’s a little bit difficult to make new friends but I’m trying. Many Korean people are shy, so talking with them is difficult sometimes. My tip on making new friends is, “Don’t be shy.” Because I am too shy to talk with other people, sometimes I want to talk but I’m too shy to do so. So, don’t be shy, it’s not a problem. We don’t have to hesitate to talk to other people. I usually start the conversation by asking questions to them, like what their major is and what they do in Keimyung University. After these, I would probably ask abo
(Interviewee: JongIk Park/KAC IR/Korean Student)My special tip is not to put too much effort on the idea of making new friends because it can cause you unnecessary stress. There are many clubs available on campus, and it will be great to join clubs together that meet the same interests. I usually offer people to grab lunch with me, so we can share conversations and make more connections. I enjoy socializing and love interacting with people. It can be quite difficult at first, but once you gain confidence, you will eventually find your way of socializing easily with others. My message is that y
WEST(Work, English, Study and Travel): an internship programme designed by the Korean government to provide Korean students with global experiences in the United States. Those who want to apply must be Korean nationals and university students with a required English certificate. This time, we had a talk with Binna Lee in the Department of International Relations in Keimyung Adams College. 1. Can you introduce yourself? : My name is Binna Lee, and I’m majoring in the department of International Relations at Keimyung Adams College. I am interested in child education and regional development for…
(Interviewee: Luy / Major in International Commerce / Sophomore in University) I’m good at making friends most of the times unless there is someone whom I want to stay away from. I like making friends, but I want to keep the number controlled because I want to stay focused on my studying and I cannot manage it all with too many friends to hang out with. I don’t have a special method for being friends with others. I talk to the people I often see in classes or in the campus, be friends with them, and then be friends with the friends of my new friends. Like a tree branching out.
(Interviewee: Jeon Hyeon-ju / Department of English Language and Literature / Korean Student) I have a class in which my assignment is TOEIC submission. For this purpose, I am studying TOEIC while listening to Internet lectures. Also, I am trying to live an early life to get used to the timetable. At first, it was not easy to get up early because it became a habit to get up late during vacation. However, I am proud that I have been able to spend a fruitful day with a regular life that wakes up early. email@example.com
(Interviewee: Jo Hyeon-a / Department of English Language and Literature / Korean Student) I usually make efforts to return to my daily life before the new semester. Among them, having a regular sleep pattern is the most important because I often wake up late the next day because I slept late watching Netflix or doing hobbies during vacation. When the semester starts, there may be morning classes or more assignments or exams. Therefore, as the physical strength to do various things is the most important, I set the alarm at least two weeks before the start of school and practice getting into th
Anna is one of the exchange student who was most active in her campus life and truly enjoyed it. She extended her exchange semester at KMU for another semester. So, we went to hear about her last semester. 1. Can you introduce yourself? - My name is Anna. I’m 22 years old. I am from Germany. And I came here last September for my exchange semester. I finished one semester, and I have decided to stay one more. 2. How do you feel after you finished the first semester here? Are you satisfied about how it passed? - I feel really proud and very satisfied because, I talked about this a lot that Korea