Once any of school shows an interest in you, the phone interview will be set up and the supervisor or school director will call you for the interview. A typical interview will be 15 minutes - 30 minutes long. Schools will decided whether or not hire you through this short interview so it is very crucial to
Everyone comes to Korea having read the blogs of the bitter teachers and vows to never become one of them. Even before you’ve set foot in the country, you’re thinking about how grateful you would be to even have a job here or have the opportunity to teach. Here is the reality. Korea is an
By: Maggie Moo Today marks 3 months in Korea for me! I have had many ups and downs and developed a love for creating lists, so here goes nothing. Things I love: 1. My rugby team I have had an amazing time playing with the Seoul Sisters,who have been a really great support network for my first
Having taught English in Korea now for three years I must say that I have learned a lot about myself and a lot about Korea. However, I have especially learned that there is a huge difference between where I come from and the Korean way of life. I’m from the United States and I am
By: Alicia Trawick When you first arrive in Seoul, you are probably dying to get out there and see what the city has to offer. Fortunately, Seoul has one of the best public transportation systems on this side of the world. It’s quick, convenient and relatively inexpensive. You can get to virtually anywhere within city
Getting your FBI check in the U.S. – Regular 6-8 weeks processing time The easiest and fastest way to get your National FBI Criminal Background Check in order to come to Korea on an E2 visa is to visit a Live Scan Location. Because Live Scan technology offers digital fingerprints, the processing time for the
Australia Criminal Record Check Requirements & Information Australian citizens must submit an apostilled copy of a National Police Check criminal record check. This process takes at least 3 weeks, so please apply for it ASAP! Step 1: Print and complete the National Police Check application form, found online. Click here Step 2: Mail the following
I’ve stumbled upon a great little shop in Itaewon (이태원) that has a very large assortment of used prepaid phones and a great, quick mobile phone repair service. The shop specializes in iPhone repair (A/S ~ known to Koreans as “after-service”), but a lot of the signs read that they can also repair most smart
By: Alicia Trawick Most expats spend their first year in Korea, living in an apartment, officetel or villa style housing that is provided by their school. Often times, public schools provide their teachers with apartments or officetels. An officetel is usually a studio-like apartment that is typically more modern and convenient but often very small.
The 19th century English cleric and writer, Charles Caleb Colton, said that “those who visit foreign nations but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate but not their customs. They see new meridians but the same men, and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies and untraveled minds”.