Author: Mei Chen

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Korean Food

Before coming to Korea, I was so excited for the food here. I love Korean food, but it is so rare and expensive in the States. That made me more excited to come to...

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School Festival in Korea

School Festival Now that the end of the semester is drawing near, it’s time for the school festival. The festival is the largest event of the spring semester. The first part of the festival...

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Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung means a palace greatly blessed by Heaven. It was built in 1395 and is surrounded by Bugaksan Mountain and Namsan Moutain. The palace is largest of the five remaining palaces in South Korea...

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Han River

One of my favorite places in South Korea so far is the Han River. The Han River is one of the major rivers in South Korea and it runs through the central part of...

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“Studying” Abroad

It is now the fourth week of class and I finally have a feel of what it is like being a student here. Registration comes before classes even start, however, the process here is...

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International Dorms at Yonsei University

The dorm is the first impression I had of the school when I first arrived. However, since Yonsei is a Christian school, dorms here are much different to those back at UMD. There are two...

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Pre-departure to Korea

Hello! My name is Mei Chen and I am a junior studying Finance and Operations Management. I will be studying at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea in the upcoming semester. I have always...