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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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
September 08, 2018 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
credits and it was worthwhile - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 20, 2017 Wonderful Summer In Seoul
I improved my korean - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 15, 2015 Great
see the differences between china and korea - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I got to meet people from other places of the world and talk to them about Korea. While learning about how foreigners see Korea, I also got a glimpse into the life of a Korean student. It was like seeing what I could have become if my family never moved away. I could see firsthand how similar and different I was from Koreans liv... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained a little more insight into my personal background as a Korean-American and a look into cultural customs. It was worthwhile and a memorable experience! The only reason I wouldn't choose the same program is because of personal reasons; as a Korean-American I wish I had chosen somewhere a little more out of my comfort zone... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Learned about the culture, food, and language. It was worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 26, 2018 Worth Every Minute!
I learned how to be independent. - University of Maryland - College Park View Entire Review
September 17, 2018 Hot But Good
Learn how to survive in a foreign country where you don't speak any languages - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 11, 2018 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
September 07, 2018 Great Summer At Seoul.
I learn that Korean people are pretty polite to each other. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 30, 2018 Food, Dance, Girls
I made friends there. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained Korean language skills. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
My Korean has greatly improved after this program. The Korean class at Yonsei University was much more fast-paced and intense. Also, I used Korean a lot with waiters at restaurants and taxi drivers. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Korean culture. Yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 04, 2015 Fresh Culture Experience
I went to Yonsei University, which is special because of its location in Seoul. I learned a lot of Korean culture, and it was worthwhile. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Perfect
I got to make a lot of awesome friends there and the living environment in general in great as well. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was my first time going to a university at my home country. It was fun studying with my home students. - 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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