Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School

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The Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) opened its doors in 1985 and since then, YISS has become an integral part of campus life based on a unique blend of Korean and global cultures. YISS continues to grow and evolve, accommodating the need... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
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I learned how to make the most of my time in a new environment and to explore as much as I can when abroad. Whether it's connecting with locals or trying out new foods, I enjoyed learning about everything that I could in my day-to-day interactions. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned that I needed to step outside of my comfort zone in order to make friends and that it isn't too scary to go out and explore by yourself. My study abroad experience was definitely worthwhile because it helped me become brave and independent. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned to communicate with Korean colleagues in a professional setting. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
the language and the experience to understand that the real culture is different from the media and propaganda use. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 28, 2019 Funny
Yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I think I gained a little bit more independence and was able to come out of my shell a little, having to do everything by myself. It was definitely worthwhile! - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
The language practice - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to comminate with others - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School
Yes it’s worthy because it broaden my horizons and it makes me know how Korea is. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Overall Is Good.
i became more independent - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned that each culture is so unique. During my study abroad, I met so many people from around the world and it was so amazing to hear and learn about all of their cultures. I learned more about my Korean culture and I appreciate it a lot more now. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to make friends with foreigner and how to learn a new language. really worthwhile. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 28, 2022 Speechless
What I gained/learned from my experience abroad is just how insanely different society is that America could implement a lot into their own. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I had a nice time experiencing about Korean culture. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 10, 2019 Gonna Miss The Life There!
it was worthwhile - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained knowledge about Korean culture and lifestyle of Korean locals. I got to practice my Korean with local people too. It was very worth it. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 24, 2019 Great Experience
graduating early is important. yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about Korean culture, especially about Korean cinema, and a little bit of Korean. It was basically a meaningful experience in my life. It was worthwhile. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent. - University of Maryland - College Park View Entire Review
Past Review Hot But Good
Learn how to survive in a foreign country where you don't speak any languages - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Fun Summer
It was a great experience for me to stay somewhere that I am not so familiar with. I feel like I learned a lot of the culture there. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned that all students disregarding where they came from display a strong willingness to work hard and speak up in class and with other students/professors while in a foreign country. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learn that Korean people are pretty polite to each other. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I made friends there. - Brandeis University View Entire Review

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The Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) opened its doors in 1985 and since then, YISS has become an integral part of campus life based on a unique blend of Korean and global cultures. YISS continues to grow and evolve, accommodating the needs of a rapidly changing student body and meeting the challenges of a fast-paced global society. 

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  • Summer
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