Vlogging in South Korea | Korea Study Abroad

A picture of me crossing a river in Seoul,South Korea

Prior to studying abroad in Korea, I purchased a GoPro camera so I would be able to film and document my experiences easily. I was completely new to the vlogging, filmmaking and video editing process, so I must admit that my first two videos could have been less shaky and better edited. For a while, I was embarrassed with the production quality of the video and was ashamed of my work because of the negative feedback that I received from anonymous viewers on YouTube. Because of this, I did not proudly post about my vlogs on my personal social media platforms or on BLNKGRID. However, after a year of reflection (and learning how to edit videos using Final Cut Pro), I’ve come to terms with the production quality of the vlogs that I produced while I was in Korea. Here are the first two vlogs that document my adventures and […]

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Korea Study Abroad | A Summary

A couple weeks ago, I embarked on a life-changing experience as a Yonsei International Summer School student.  I lived in Sinchon (a bustling area in Seoul, South Korea) for six weeks as an international student and took three classes — Industrial Organization, International Economics, and Korean Economy.  Since I took part in the UCEAP program, the credits from the classes I took transfer easily into my major requirements. Since this crazy summer cannot be summed up in one single blog post, I’ll do a brief overview of my experience and will elaborate on specifics in the future posts. Academics The classes at Yonsei weren’t too difficult and I only had classes four days a week. However, my school days were long because my first class began at 9am and I finished classes at around 5pm. I lived in the SK Global dorms on campus and it was usually a 15-20 minute walk my class […]

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