Thursday, November 12, 2009
Senior citizens doing things typically associated with what teenagers have to go through emerging as a new meme in South Korean media
First we had the driver license test lady, and now we have Cho Jaesu, who at seventy-seven years of age is taking the sunŭng exam, Korea's much more comprehensive and grueling version of the American SAT.
More power to her. As someone who started working on a PhD in his thirties, I'll tell you that being older than a typical college student is no picnic. Might I suggest to Widow Cho that she major in history, which should be an easier choice of study for her since, well, she's already been there.