Gilman Blog #11 | Semester End Bucket List Follow Up

Gilman Blog #11 | Semester End Bucket List Follow …

Near the beginning of my semester abroad, I made a bucket list for myself to accomplish over the 4 months that I was living in Korea. Now that my semester has ended and I have officially…

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Gilman Blog #10 | A Day in the Life of an Ewha Exchange Student

Gilman Blog #10 | A Day in the Life …

I’m sharing my daily schedule on for those curious about my student life at Ewha! For this post, I included a typical day for me on a Monday. 8am Wake up! 8:30am-11am Morning homework time…

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Gilman Blog #9 | I Saw North Korea

Gilman Blog #9 | I Saw North Korea

  Wow. Where do I even begin? “Hey Rachel! What did you do today?” “I went to the DMZ and saw North Korea!” Since there were places that I was unable to document and take…

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Gilman Blog #8 | What We Miss from Home

Gilman Blog #8 | What We Miss from Home

About two weeks ago, I was in search of fresh new ideas for blog posts. Thanks to Jennifer, I think this blog post would shed some light on our identities abroad, culture shock, and homesickness….…

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Gilman Blog #7 | Being Korean-passing in Korea

Gilman Blog #7 | Being Korean-passing in Korea

  As you can tell from the title of this blog post, this will be a rather interesting topic to tackle. For the past few weeks, I have been trying to figure out how to…

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Gilman Blog #6 | A Seoul-ful Mid-semester Reflection

Gilman Blog #6 | A Seoul-ful Mid-semester Reflection

  Half of a semester is now gone, and, in the blink of an eye, another year has passed and I have now entered my twenties. I’m still in disbelief that I can now tell…

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Gilman Blog #5 | Taking Classes at Ewha

Gilman Blog #5 | Taking Classes at Ewha

I have already received so many questions from others asking me about Ewha and the differences between Ewha and Macalester, so in this post, I will address some of the aspects of Ewha in contrast…

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Gilman Blog #4 | Adjusting to a New Environment

Gilman Blog #4 | Adjusting to a New Environment

As someone who has moved between over seven schools during her K-12 career, I will say that I am lucky enough to adapt quickly to new environments and am flexible enough to play things by…

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Gilman Scholar Blog #3 | 40 Things I Want To Do Before Leaving

Gilman Scholar Blog #3 | 40 Things I Want To …

I’m in Seoul for 4 months, so why not make the most out of my experience? In an attempt to leave with no regrets post-study abroad, I decided to make a bucket list for my…

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Gilman Scholar Blog #2 | Exploring Seoul

Gilman Scholar Blog #2 | Exploring Seoul

During my free time, my friends and I try to leave Ewha’s campus to explore other parts of Seoul. In this post, I’ll write about my experiences Sinchon, Myeongdong, Hongdae, and the National Museum of…

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