What is the GSIS Publications Course?

Publications is one of the many elective classes offered to upper secondary students at GSIS. Many students join Publications despite knowing nothing about the course because they believe the class is a source of free “GPA boost”. However, any student that takes Publications would quickly refute that statement.  Continue reading What is the GSIS Publications Course?

Why We Procrastinate And How to Stop

We’ve all experienced that gut-wrenching feeling when our deadlines urge closer and closer but the work doesn’t seem to get any easier. All of us cursed with procrastination are aware that it is a bad habit, but we still continue to do it uncontrollably. But why do we procrastinate? And is there a way to stop? Continue reading Why We Procrastinate And How to Stop

South Korean ‘Hagwons’: Why are they so popular?

Most of us have heard of South Korean “academies”. In fact, it would not be a complete exaggeration to say that most Korean students have attended these institutes in some form. Commonly referred to as “hagwons,” these academies are deeply integrated into the lives of both students and their guardians. But why are hagwons so prevalent in Korea? And what are the effects of attendance on the students? Continue reading South Korean ‘Hagwons’: Why are they so popular?

The Revival of Past Fashion Styles

In fashion, history definitely repeats itself. On social media platforms like TikTok and Pinterest, fashion trends from past decades have regained popularity and are now “trendy”. Styles like Punk from the 70s, Y2K from the 2000s, Bohemian from the 60s and 70s, and Rocker Chic from the 50s are a few of the styles that have found a new life on social media platforms. Continue reading The Revival of Past Fashion Styles