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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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
I think that I learned more from spending my time outside of campus than I did in class. I gained street skills and shortcuts to adapting to an unfamiliar culture. I definitely think that it was a worthwhile experience and would not hesitate to do it again if the opportunity presents itself. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Great Experience
I gained the cultural experience. It was worthy. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review A Lot To Learn.
It was worth it because I've always wanted to attend school in my hometown for once. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School
New friends, experiencing the country and its culture. Yes. - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review
Past Review Awesome
I become more independent and more multicultural. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
it was worthwhile. I had made chances to meets friends from all over the world and it was nice to share stories with them. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I was able to assimilate with many people from different backgrounds. It opened my eye to see how big the world is. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
It was too expensive. - Yonsei University (Seoul Campus) View Entire Review
Yes, I was able to see what their culture was like as well as experience living in their environment which was fairly different from mine. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
Yes. I have gain a better understanding of my host country. I was able to learn how to take care of myself. I was able to gain a better understanding of the history of my host country. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
i was exposed to new cultures and got to experience that for 2 months of summer. through the program, i learned to be more accepting of people. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School
yes, i really enjoyed it - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
Learned about the culture, food, and language. It was worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained a more complete sense of identity my time abroad. It was eye-opening, to say the least, to explore my Korean roots as a Korean-American college student. It definitely tied up a lot of loose ends while opening up more questions. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Yiss Was Great
Campus life in Korea. Yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I became interested in applying for exchange program. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Yes. I learned alot from the program. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was definitely worth while and I learned how much influence America has internationally. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was a great experience because Ive always wanted to go to Korea. I got to go to concerts that I've always wanted to go to. I got to try lots of great food, and saw a lot of great things. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
Yes. This program has helped solidify my interest in international management and has given me a goal to work towards in the future. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
I would go back in a heartbeat the experience was definitely worthwhile! - Yonsei University (Seoul Campus) View Entire Review
Living in a different country allowed me to see how different and similar lifestyles are in another country. - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
It made me more aware of how much Korea prioritizes English. I plan to teach English in the future - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
Yes. - University of California - Riverside 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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