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KAIST Chronicles: PART 1

14 Apr 2016   kisa

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 be a (relative) walk in the park for me. One would be mistaken. As was I. People eat healthy here. Everyone’s in shape. K-POP is the mainstream. People are shy. So to all ...

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Problems Faced by Freshmen

14 Apr 2016   kisa

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 Incheon Airport. Although ISSS had given me all the details of how to get to KAIST I wasn’t really confident because of language problems and moreover my flight landed ...

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K-Pop

14 Apr 2016   kisa

Author: Mr. Osama Karkout

Personally, I don’t like pop at all. I especially hate K-Pop. I’ve never enjoyed its repetitive, simple and unoriginal melody, nor watching its video clips. I don’t understand why people love K-Pop singers and I don’t even like talking about it!

In Korea, music companies run the business of K-Pop way more than the artists themselves. The groups are even marketed as belonging to SM, JYP, or YG (these being the most famous). Says Daniel Tudor, author of Korea: The Impossible Country ...

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KAIST, A Place Booming with Opportunities

14 Apr 2016   kisa

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, these are our perspectives that define quality of our life. For some, it is a place to only survive through, while for the others, it is an ocean of opportunities to be explored and utilized ...

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Spring 2016 Orientation for New Recruits

13 Apr 2016   kisa

Orientation ceremony was held in W2 building to welcome six new recruits into KISA cabinet.

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