Avoiding a Faux Pas

There are significant differences between acceptable behavior and etiquette in the United States versus that in South Korea, and navigating these early on is a huge help. I think generally you'll be given some leeway if you make an unfortunate social faux pas, but it's always best to understand, respect, and adopt the customs of … Continue reading Avoiding a Faux Pas

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Korean Drinking Games

On Wednesday evening, we had our first "tutoring" event with the international student group. I initially thought that tutoring was going to be a chance to work on academic endeavors together, but as it turns out, this program is meant to show exchange students the ins and out of Korean culture as we adjust here. … Continue reading Korean Drinking Games