So, I decided to move to a hagwon. But which one? Before I joined EPIK, I spent years researching, reading horror story after horror story about evil hagwons with evil owners and people pulling midnight runs and so on. I was terrified that I would end up in a stinky, mosquito-ridden closet in a run down building in a street full of love motels, working for a slave driver who monitored everything via CCTV.
"I remember you were going to do this whole Korea thing a few years ago. What happened then?" Here, I shall function as a cautionary tale. Three years ago I found a random recruiter through a Facebook ad. He promised everything would be sorted out and that, once I had all of my documentation, he … Continue reading The Cautionary Tale of Heather Shambles and How She Fucked Things Up