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On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in South Korea, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.

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Is taking the SAT ueful when when applying for a graduate degree in South Korea?

I'm studying computer engineering and I want to do my graduate studies in South Korea. Is taking the SAT to prove my math and English skills helpful for my application?
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My Korean professor and Korean lab members threaten me to give my research to them. Please advise me

I obtained my research degree under rather abusive circumstances from a Korean university. My research work involved a data set from a company. During my studies, I presented my work at a conference ...
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Is it possible to get into a funded master's-level graduate program by applying to labs?

I graduated from a third-tier university majoring in Aviation engineering with a 3.2 GPA. I want to go to graduate school in order to pursue my dream to become a researcher/research engineer. I landed ...
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Is it too early to switch advisors if I just finished my first semester as a master's student?

I'm aware that questions regarding changing advisors have been asked frequently on this community, and I've also asked a few of my own previously. However, after doing some thinking on the answers ...
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Situations where changes in advisor/lab interests makes you feel lost

I'm currently enrolled in an MS/PhD integrated program in a school in Korea. I was originally planning to study in the US, but I wasn't confident that I'd get funding and the lab/advisor that I'd met ...
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Is it normal for professors to twist the truth about their labs?

This is related to my previous question here. I'm enrolled in a MS/PhD integrated program in computer science at a South Korean university and have just started my first semester. In the linked ...