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Overseas Exchange @ Pusan National University

Posted on 17 Nov 2017

Teo Mindy BSocSc Class of 2018 “Are you going to take the TRAIN to Busan?” With reference to the Train to Busan zombie apocalypse action thriller released in mid-2016, ‘Train to Busan’ jokes usually abound whenever I told my peers that I was going to Pusan National University for exchange in the spring semester. While South Korea is considered a popular destination for exchange among SMU students, most people would be gunning after the top universities in Seoul, as Seoul is the city they’ve heard so much about – K-pop, K-dramas, K-reality shows like...
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Overseas Exchange @ Northeastern University

Posted on 12 Oct 2017

Kenneth Qua BSocSc Class of 2017 “Hey, how’s it going?” “Good. How are you?” “Good.” The simplest of greetings in America was what took me the most time to get used to! Living in America might push you out of your comfort zone socially but being on your exchange is the perfect time to do it! Boston's North End A Bit on Boston Boston, Massachusetts (aka Bean Town), home to the legendary sports teams such as the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics (even if you’re not a sports fan, you’ll quickly be inducted into Boston’s sports culture)....
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