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Students Infected with COVID-19 or In Quarantine to Take College Entrance Exam at Separate Sites

Students Infected with COVID-19 or In Quarantine to Take College Entrance Exam at Separate Sites

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Students infected with COVID-19 or in self-quarantine for possible coronavirus exposure will be assigned to separate testing sites for next month’s state-administered college entrance exam to ensure a safe test environment, the education ministry said Tuesday. About 509,800 high school seniors and graduates are set to take this year’s [...]

Exam Students Sue Minister of Education over Early Bell

Exam Students Sue Minister of Education over Early Bell

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Students and their parents who recently took the annual national college entrance exam have sued the Minister of Education after an early bell reportedly sabotaged their exam. Students from a women’s high school in Seoul’s Gangseo District and their parents recently sued eight people including Education Minister Yoo Eun-hye, [...]

Airman Under Probe for Allegedly Taking College Entrance Exam on Behalf of Superior

Airman Under Probe for Allegedly Taking College Entrance Exam on Behalf of Superior

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — An airman is under investigation over allegations he took the annual state-administered college entrance exam on behalf of one of his superiors, military officials said Thursday. The service member, whose identity has been withheld, is suspected of taking the annual College Scholastic Aptitude Test in November on behalf of [...]

Unprecedented Leak of College Entrance Exam Scores Causes Confusion

Unprecedented Leak of College Entrance Exam Scores Causes Confusion

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Scores of this year’s College Scholastic Aptitude Test (CSAT) have been leaked to some applicants days ahead of their official release, due to a loophole in the test administrator’s computer system, the Ministry of Education said Monday. The ministry admitted to the unprecedented incident, after an unidentified CSAT applicant [...]

Teenagers Oppose National College Entrance Examination

Teenagers Oppose National College Entrance Examination

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — On Thursday, as South Korean students sat for the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), civic groups gathered to protest the current college-centric education system. ‘The Hidden Bag for Change by Rejecting College Entrance Examinations,’ a student organization, held a press conference in Seoul where six protesters including teenagers and [...]

Gov’t Says No Chairs for Invigilators During College Entrance Exam

Gov’t Says No Chairs for Invigilators During College Entrance Exam

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education has effectively rejected requests from teachers’ unions to provide chairs for invigilators during the nationwide college entrance exam. The MOE sent a message to the teachers’ union indicating that the placement of chairs for the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) supervisors was an issue that [...]