The End of the School Year / My Favorite Recent Memories

It’s finally June 1st or June 2nd depending on what side of the world you are residing in. For me June officially marks the end of the school year and my international student’s departures back home to China, Korea, Egypt, Taiwan and elsewhere in just two weeks! In one week the 2016-2017 school year at…

Courage to Grow (용기와 노화)

Less than two weeks ago I turned 28. My birthday was a quiet one this year. No birthday cake or evening celebration, just a quiet one with family for the first time in a while. Being a simple birthday this year gave me the chance to look back and reminisce about my louder, splashier, and…

MA degree vs BA degree (석사 학위vs학사 학위)

Recently, I have been debating with my family about why I still do not want to pursue a PhD after obtaining two master degrees.  To summarize our lengthy discussion I tried convincing them that living with a MA degree is more valuable than a BA degree – because the job market in my ideal field…

Dwindling Twenties (내 거의 삼십년 늙었어요)

It may seem a little redundant but I thought it might be a good refresher to talk about why I started blogging and what kind of stories I’d like to share.  If you haven’t read my first blog this year I hope you will read the few that I have written about my life, including…

Finding A Job In Korea (직업을 찾기)

Just one year ago after making the decision to leave my teaching position in Yongin I was offered a full-time job as a content writer/ marketer with a small Korean company in the Seocho-gu area of Seoul, Korea.  However, unfortunately the head manager at this company revoked my employment offer during the first week I…