It’s a new year and people are looking for a new adventure of a lifetime. What better way to start than taking a step of faith and applying for a scholarship abroad? That thought of living independently in a foreign land, meeting new people, trying new things is so exciting! To everyone who’s on for… Read More KGSP: Frequently Asked Questions
It was my first time to take TOPIK. Weeks before, I already regretted signing up for the intermediate/advanced test. Korean natives told me it was difficult. And yes, it really was. I was totally shaking when I entered the room. Perhaps because of the cold room temperature or just my nerves. Or both. I looked for… Read More The 48th TOPIK Results are out!
I’ve had this book for the longest time now. It’s one of the first batch of Korean books I ordered through Seoul Selection a few years ago. However, it sadly sat on my bookshelf for some time and went with me wherever I got assigned in for the past couple of years but I never… Read More [Korean Book Review] Korean Grammar for International Learners
I’m officially back in Manila! From a laid-back life of hiking up mountains and crossing rivers to a much more hectic life of going up LRT/MRT stations and crossing busy (and flooded) streets (hello, rainy season!), challenges are surely part of this journey. But I believe, everything is worth it as I continue to be… Read More 48th Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)
We all have dreams. But there is that one dream that would just complete every empty spot in our field of dreams. That one dream we want to chase after but is so elusive. That one dream that even when years has passed without a hint of it coming true, you still want it. That one dream… Read More Dare to Believe: My KGSP Experience
I was informed that I got into the top 20 out of 100+ applicants that qualified for the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) interview at the Korean Embassy. It was the Friday before the interview week. I only had three days! I immediately booked my flight and began searching online for interview tips hoping to find… Read More KGSP Interview Process and Tips
Through the past years that I have been self-studying Korean, I’ve virtually met some good friends through this blog and kept in touch with them. I find it so awesome how the world is so advanced, one can enjoy studying a language and make friends all over the country and the whole world! For two years now, I have… Read More Making friends through studying Korean