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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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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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KAIST Chronicles: PART 1

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. As a South Asian guy who grew up in the Middle East and had a diverse pool of friends, one would think coming to Korea would…
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Problems Faced by Freshmen

Author: Mr. Dipanjan Ray I am Dipanjan Ray. I am a freshman undergraduate student at KAIST.I joined KAIST in Fall 2015.I would want to share the problems that I faced when I joined KAIST.As I was travelling to South Korea for the first time so I wasn’t sure about how to get to KAIST from the…
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KAIST, A Place Booming with Opportunities

Author: Mr. Wajahat Tahir Rarely would have one never come across anyone on campus so far who has not underestimated KAIST for myriad of reasons: from lack of non-academic opportunities to unnecessarily pressurized academics, many reasons have been expressed as disappointments. But as a famous proverb emphasizes, the view depends on the glasses you wear,…
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Solving KAIST’s International Food Crisis

Author: Mr. Wisal Abdullah Amongst other cultural disparities that international students get to experience during their stay at KAIST, Korean food is the one that outshines them all. Ranging from the sizzling Samgeopsal, staple appetizer Kimchi , the Soft Tofu Stew, Tteokbokki  to the instant noodles Ramyeon, Korean food, as diverse as it is, is still…
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KISA Cabinet recruitment Spring 2015

KISA cabinet recruitment for the Spring semester is finally here! KAIST International Student Association strives hard to make life easier and more interesting for international students on campus. Do you have some concerns and feel that you can contribute to the international community? Do you have interests in the behind the scenes to organize awesome…
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The Start of Another Spring

Author: Mr. Youssef Medhat “Can you hear it? The first bird of spring. The first step after winter is always the hardest. The light blinding. The air cold as ice, catches your breath. But after the first step comes the second and the third. We learn to walk again, to move, to breathe, to see, to…
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