All posts tagged "CSAT"

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    630,000 S. Korean students take career-defining college entrance exam

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — More than 630,000 high school seniors and graduates in South Korea took the state-administered annual college entrance exam Thursday, as the government implemented various traffic control and anti-noise measures near nationwide testing sites. A...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Clockwise, from top left: Suzy, Junior, Yoon Park, Ock Taec-yeon (JYP Entertainment)
    K-pop stars, actors cheer on college entrance test takers

    Students taking college entrance exams Thursday in South Korea have the support of K-pop stars and actors. JYP Entertainment uploaded to its social media accounts photos of its talents — Miss A’s Suzy, 2PM’s Ock Taec-yeon, Yoon...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Students take the CSAT at a high school in Seoul, November 2014. (Korea Times file)
    Cheating cases keep rising in S. Korea’s college entrance exam

    Cheating cases in the college scholastic aptitude test (CSAT) have doubled in four years, data shows. According to data Rep. Bak Hong-geun of the National Assembly’s Education, Culture, Sports and Tourism Committee received from the Ministry of...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Education Minister Hwang Woo-yeo apologizes for two flawed questions of the College Scholastic Ability Test during a press briefing in Sejong City, Monday. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean gov’t apologizes for CSAT errors

    Grades of some 7,000 students will be affected By Jung Min-ho The Ministry of Education admitted Monday there were two correct answers for two questions on the most recent state-administered college entrance exam, a decision that will...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    In Korea, even airplanes stop for the CSAT exam

    Passenger planes circled above Incheon International Airport in a holding pattern, Thursday, to avoid disturbing students on the ground taking a make-or-break college entrance exam. A captured screen of the inbound flights coming towards Korea’s international airport...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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    Classrooms empty after CSAT

    Authorities had better offer diverse education programs By Park Jin-hai, Kwon Ji-youn, Yoon Sung-won “No one comes to school anymore,” said a high school teacher who identified himself by his family name Kim. “Only when students have...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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    Exam Day

      On a chilly Thursday morning, high school seniors taking the 2013 College Scholastic Aptitude Test (CSAT) hurried to examination rooms urged on by their juniors’ cheers. Police motorcycles carried some latecomers to get them to the...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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