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Letter from South Korea: Part 2

A Street-view

In my first "Letter from South Korea," we covered off the basics of who, what, when and why Meaghan Harrison chose to leave Canada and teach English overseas. Now, in Part 2, we can learn a bit more about this experience on a personal level.       You’ve been in South Korea for six months now … what’s been the most challenging aspect so far?   The most challenging is just the day-to-day life. The majority of Koreans don't know English, so … [Read more...]

Letter from South Korea: Part 1

Meaghan Harrison at the National Museum of Korea

How does a recent graduate stay hopeful? The unemployment rate for youth climbed to 14.9 per cent in May, says Stats Can. One in five young adults have moved in with a friend or relative, says Maclean's. Most are suffering from recession anxiety, says the Calgary Herald. If you're graduating soon, recently graduated or a parent of one of the former, I hope you'll take heart with this "Letter from South Korea" post. Below, you'll find Part 1 of … [Read more...]