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
Based on 27 Reviews
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September 20, 2017 Wonderful Summer In Seoul
I improved my korean - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review 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
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
Korean culture. Yes - Brandeis University View Entire Review
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
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

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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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