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For many (myself included) a happier time were the carefree days of youth. A time when play spanned from getting up in the morning until the closing of one’s eyes at night. That blissful period of life is sadly missing from many children in Korea. From an early age, the youth of Korea are impelled into a highly competitive world.


On taking the suneung, getting into university, and a modest proposal

Few things in life seem to scare Koreans more than tests. The teenager that can play any number of ultra-violent first-person shooter computer games (complete with 'Headshot!' often coming from the computers' speakers) gets nervous when it comes to a test.

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