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New KISA website and its constant evolution

Hello there! We are excited to introduce the new KISA website to the KAIST community! However, we are still under construction and this is the beta version with a lot of place for improvement. That is why KISA website will be frequently updated with small and big changes that will hopefully make our lives better.…
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Korean National Cuisine

Author: Mr. Sanzhar Kerimbek The main feature of Korean cuisine is that it is extremely spicy. Almost any Korean meal will be or just a spicy or very spicy, but you are going to get used to it and eventually cannot imagine your meal without these spicy side dishes. The most interesting thing is that red…
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Use of Korean Bus Services

Author: Mr. Sanzhar Kerimbek Those who come to Korea for a short period of time, may want to see all interesting spots of Korean capital once and quickly. The easiest way to do this using the bus tour – Seoul city bus tour. These tourist buses ply in many tourist cities around the world, and Seoul…
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Touristic Sites in Korea

Author: Mr. Osama Karkout KAIST life can be stressing, not much time to enjoy the amazing place you’re in, South Korea! If you get some time during the vacations and want to go somewhere awesome, here I summarize some places for you. You are in Daejeon which is a touristic city itself, plus it’s close to…
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Learning How to Learn: Powerful Mental Tools to Help You Master Tough Subjects

Author: Mr. Oleg Magnes Recently I wrote a little article about memory tricks that could be helpful for learning languages. Today I want to continue the topic of studies and share with you some key points and concepts from the Coursera course about learning. This is the 4-weeks course by Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence…
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Thoughts on KAIST Promotion

Author: Mr. Dipanjan Ray I think KAIST should appoint some students who can promote and advertise a bit more about KAIST in some countries. From my personal experience I can easily say that a lot of students still don’t know about KAIST in a lot of foreign countries. At least, in India and Australia, I can…
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Optimism

Author: Mr. Wajahat Tahir Success is half achieved when one starts believing that it is possible to achieve it. When one keeps on reminding himself that he can do something, even if he lacks the skills initially, he will surely acquire them one day to achieve his aims. One the other hand, if one keeps thinking…
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KAIST Chronicles: PART 2

Author: Mr. Fahim Masum Story of a Saudi Arabian-born Bangladeshi who lives in Korea and is surrounded by more Internationals (a very, very diverse background) My name is Fahim Masum. And I’m a foodie. It is basic human nature to consume food. And boy do I love consuming food. Whether you’re a foodie or not, you…
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Mnemonics-Memory Based on Associations

Author: Mr. Oleg Magnes Today I want to tell you something about one approach of learning, which might be helpful, for example, if you want to learn new language. I guess, this problem is rather essential for all of us during our study in KAIST. As you probably understood, I want to write about mnemonics.…
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My life in Korea!

Author: Mr. Muhammad Hassan I am an international student living in Korea for over 5 months now let me say that I have enjoyed every micro-second of being in Korea. It has been a memorable experience, not only in terms of getting to see many new places but also to meet different people all around…
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