FIRST IMPRESSION OF HAFS

It’s been about a week since our admission and I’m having a blast. The first night at the dormitory was very relaxing and I found it surprisingly easy to adjust to my new settings. Although the dorms weren’t too big in size, they were adequate enough to sustain two individuals and had all the necessities…

HAFS, HERE I COME!

As a HAFS freshman, I experienced every single emotion that a human being can encounter in a lifetime here at HAFS, in just 3 days. Excitement, fear, nostalgia, happiness and embarrassment swept over me like hurricane. I felt like a chimp at a subway bewildered by the unfamiliar environment surrounding me. There were clubs to…

IDENTIFYING TALENT: HAFS CLUB INTERVIEWS

Walking across the hall, it was not hard to spot a few freshmen walking up and down, chewing nervously on their lips. The occasional chatter and mumbling reminded students that it was that time of the year again, the hectic club interview period. Starting from February 27, the official HAFS club interviews went on for…

Continue the Glory of HAFS

“Continue the Glory of HAFS!,” the screen reads as applicants check their acceptance status to Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies, now one of the most prestigious high schools in South Korea. This phrase is also told to students over and over again as they attend their freshmen orientations and start school life in HAFS. Living…

Experiencing Bangkok’s Exotic Culture

Perhaps one of the most interesting places to visit in Asia is Bangkok, Thailand. Although it is a city less well-known compared to cities like Tokyo and Beijing, it is a city where you can see beautiful architecture, taste exotic food, and buy colorful hand-made crafts. Bangkok is especially a great city for Koreans to…

Top 4 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Hanoi, Vietnam

On January 22nd, 2016, I took the airplane to Vietnam’s capital and second largest city Hanoi. Even though it rained hard during the most of the trip, during my 5-day stay, I was able to visit some of the most famous tourism destinations and learn about Vietnam. Following is the four most impressive tourism destinations…