Studying at Hanyang University Past Review

By (East Asian Studies/Government, The University of Texas at Austin) for

Hanyang University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes. I learned to be more independent and improved my Korean. I actually think I want to go back and become fluent in the language.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt really, really safe.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Don't take a taxi from the airport to the university. Just take the bus.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Intensive Korean Level 3

Course Department:
Instructor: Professor Soyeon Lee
Instruction Language: Korean
Comments: Challenging. There were optional field trips, but not many people went to them. The teacher was knowledgeable and well-prepared, though she didn't know English. I participated just as much as I would at home.
Credit Transfer Issues:
Course Name/Rating:

International Manners and Protocol

Course Department:
Instructor: Professor Cabuay
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Easy. Lots of common-sense.
Credit Transfer Issues: