Engineering Exchange Program at Yonsei University

Kameron Kegler Start Date: Mar 26, 2018 - End Date: Aug 17, 2018
  • Seoul, South Korea

My Travel Story

by: Kameron Kegler Start Date: Mar 26, 2018 - End Date: Aug 17, 2018
Hello everyone! I’m finally going to live out my dream of going to South Korea! What’s even better is that I am going there as an exchange student at the prestigious Yonsei University. 

Who am I? My name is Kameron and I'm 19 years old. I'm attending Georgia Institute of Technology and am in my junior year, majoring in mechanical engineering.

What will I be doing? I will continue studying mechanical engineering at Yonsei University for the Fall 2018 semester. Along with my major classes, I also plan on taking some intensive Korean classes.  

What am I seeking money for, and what am I doing to supplement donations? I'm hoping to raise money to help cover the program fees, which include tuition, visa assistance, housing, transportation, and much more! In addition to soliciting donations, I am also working and saving money when possible, saving leftover financial aid refund money, and applying to competitive scholarships aimed at students who are studying/interning abroad. The total program cost is about $12,860. I am hoping to raise some of that money with this campaign.

Where am I going? Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea! 

When are you going? My program begins in late August of 2018 and ends in late December. 

Why are you going to South Korea? I chose to apply to a program in South Korea because I have been interested in the country and its culture for about 3 years, upon my entrance into college. I have been learning the language for just about as long and consider myself to have at least an intermediate fluency. In addition to honing my engineering skills, I hope to utilize and improve my Korean while abroad so that I may become closer to fluency and much more well-rounded.

I can’t do this without some help, as I have great financial need, just as I do at my home university. Unfortunately, some of the loans I have taken out for my semesters in the US would not be able to work for abroad.  Thank you guys for reading and any amount would help!
  • Seoul, South Korea