EPIK Orientation Fall 2016

After making it through the easiest Customs process of her life, Carly stepped through the sliding glass doors into Gimhae International Airport, bangs sticking to her forehead, glasses sliding down her nose, with the biggest smile she had had in over 30 hours. She was finally in South Korea, land of kimchi and high-speed internet! Ignoring┬áthe stares and yelps from confused Koreans as she ran … Continue reading EPIK Orientation Fall 2016

EPIK timeline – Fall 2016 (first person)

Hello all! Popping in for a quick first person post so I can be informative to all you potential EPIK-ers out there! Or for those who are just curious about the EPIK application process! It’s a doozey. Here is a timeline of all the major application milestones so far (all dates are 2016, duh!): Jan 4: applied for CRC Jan 5: asked for letters of … Continue reading EPIK timeline – Fall 2016 (first person)

How much does it cost to apply to EPIK? (first person)

For those that are thinking about applying, are in the application process, or for those who are simply curious, the following is a list of what I’ve spent in order to move to South Korea to teach for the EPIK program: Online TEFL course: $360 (I used this course) CRC (federal-level background check): $18 (information can be found here) CRC apostille: $8 (information can be … Continue reading How much does it cost to apply to EPIK? (first person)