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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 [...]

Arabic Emerges as Top 2nd Language Choice on College Entrance Exam

Arabic Emerges as Top 2nd Language Choice on College Entrance Exam

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – An overwhelming proportion of exam-takers chose the Arabic language for the second foreign language section of this year’s state-administered annual scholastic aptitude test, a state-run think tank on school curricula said Wednesday.  The results of graded scores on the test for the 2017 academic year, announced by the Korea [...]

College Entrance Exam Begins

College Entrance Exam Begins

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – More than 600,000 high school seniors and graduates began their state-administered college entrance exam Thursday morning.  Also known as the College Scholastic Ability Test, or Suneung in Korean, the test’s results will play a crucial role in college applications that will determine academic endeavors and future careers.  The exam [...]