Current News: ‘Suneung’ student trapped in her room rescued

“Suneung” or College Scholastic Ability Test plays an important role in the Education in South Korea. Many Koreans believe that it will determine which university the student will enter. The Suneung exam in South Korea was scheduled yesterday, November 23, 2017. A student was rescued by Anyang Fire Department after being trapped in her room to make sure that she would make it to her test schedule! Check out this article by The Korea Herald .


A police officer escorting a student to the Suneung test center. (Yonhap)

“A “Suneung” student residing in Gyeonggi Province, who was trapped in her room in her house due to a broken door knob, successfully made it to the college entrance exam on Thursday after being rescued by Anyang Fire Department. The Suneung, similar to the SAT examination in the US, plays a large part in determining what university a student will be accepted to. Some students have even described the exam as ”the chance to make or break one‘s future.”

-Catherine Chung 


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