Students of Sewol ferry tragedy given special college admission screening

The Sewol ferry tragedy was one of the saddest moments in recent memory in Korea, but many are claiming that students from the school are now using the tragedy for their own benefit. 

College admission is extremely important everywhere in the world, and in Korea it’s even more so. So when reports that students at Danwon High School were accepted into Yonsei University and Korea University on special screening rather than their grades and testing scores, students from other schools were incredibly vocal about the special treatment that the students were getting.

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 2224, – 297] Their mock exam scores were nowhere NEAR able to gain entrance to those schools it’s understandable that the other students are voicing their thoughts on the unfairness of the situation

[+ 1841, – 343] Those guys are going to become ostracized even if they enter…

[+ 1557, – 231] This is such a dumb thing to do. Way to go Korea

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