First Day of Teaching Middle School in South Korea

I did it. I officially survived my first week of teaching middle school in South Korea. Luckily for me that week was only two full days, but regardless I survived. I’m sitting here on Friday night writing this, thoroughly exhausted, and feeling very happy. I’m not on a mountain top, and I’m not in a…

Thoughts From EPIK Orientation

  Well, we are about a week into orientation and about a week away from my first day of teaching. Which is both terrifying and exciting all at the same time. The biggest news I have is that I found out I will be teaching middle school! This is, in the same way, both terrifying…

EPIK: Recruiter vs. Applying Directly

For anyone who is considering, or will soon be beginning, the process of applying to EPIK (English Program in Korea) I hope that this can be useful in some way. For everyone else, I'm sorry this is pretty much completely irrelevant. More interesting content to follow as I move out of the country in less…

Beginning of an EPIK Adventure: Moving to Daejeon!

Hello friends and family! I have some exciting news and Korea updates! But for those of you who aren't caught up, or are confused about what I'm doing with my life currently (don't worry most people I know fall into that category), let's begin at the beginning. Rewind to Thanksgiving of last year. That was…