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Coming to Korea Without a Job

Samsung TownSomeone had asked me about their options for coming to Korea without first having a job.  Though I wouldn't really recommend it unless you had special circumstances, there are some … [Read more...]

English Class Video with Award Winning Teacher

Candice - #1 in BusanEvery teacher has to endure having one of their classes reviewed by a supervisor from the Office of Education in your province. They come and watch one of your classes, … [Read more...]

How to Get a Job Teaching English in Korea

I know from experience that when you first start thinking about coming to Korea to teach English, it can be a bit overwhelming and confusing.  Watching all the videos, reading all the blogs builds up … [Read more...]

Teach English in Korea: 6 Tips for a Successful Interview

When it comes to getting any job, the interview is likely the most important part of the entire process.  It's no different with getting into Korea to teach English.  I believe there are universal … [Read more...]

Being a Korean, Life After Teaching English, Accommodations, Scooters

I receive a lot of feedback and questions from viewers on my YouTube Channel.  Recently I got some good questions about teaching English as a Korean, what my plans are for Korea, what EPIK pays for … [Read more...]

How to Apostille Your Diploma and CRC

So much documentation to get to Korea.  It just seems like an endless supply of records, tests, confirmations, etc, etc, etc... On top of it all, getting documents stamped or certified just adds more … [Read more...]

Teach English in Korea: How to Get Your Reference Letters Done Quickly

Reference letters, although not difficult, can take some time.  If you request a reference letter from someone you will be dependent upon their ability (or willingness) to take time out of their day … [Read more...]

Teach English in Korea…When Should I Do It?

On a few occasions I've been asked when I thought the best time was to come to Korea to teach English.  As I'm older than the vast majority of foreign ESL teachers here in Korea, I have a slightly … [Read more...]

Income and Expenses of an ESL Teacher in South Korea

Before I came to Korea, I always wondered what the real financial situation would be like.  I heard varying stories, but by and large I always heard that people could live cheaply and save some … [Read more...]

Science, Art and Math in English – S.A.M. I Am

Today was the last Saturday class for the semester for a new program called SAM (Science, Art and Math in English).  Recently, the BMCOE (Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education) ended regular … [Read more...]