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Why Should You Apply to EPIK with Korvia?

Korvia is now accepting applications for EPIK Spring 2018! The EPIK program is one of the premiere English teaching programs in South Korea. With it’s national scope and direct relationship with offices of education all around South Korea, EPIK is not only one of the most popular ESL programs in the country, but is also [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

How to Get an FBI Background Check in One Week

UPDATED: 01/05/17 Obtaining an FBI background check is one of the most headache-inducing parts of applying to teach English in Korea. And with the excruciatingly-slow 3-4 month FBI processing time, it’s easy to see why. But now Korvia has teamed-up with Accurate Biometrics (one of the leading FBI-approved channelers) to create an FBI background check process [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|96 Comments

How to get a cell phone plan like the local Koreans

Getting a new cell phone in Korea is one of the most stressful parts of settling in South Korea. Especially if you are an expat just arrived at the airport you might take lots of time get a suitable cell phone and the monthly plan as well. Often Korean local telecom stores such as  (SK [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|Featured Articles, Living Guides|0 Comments

How to Apply for Your ARC in Korea

The following guide is for individuals that are trying to apply for their ARC in Korea. This process should be done as soon as possible once you have arrived in Korea. What is an ARC ? An ARC (Alien Registration Card) is a Korean national identification card. It is equivalent to a social security and [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Featured Articles, Guides, Process Guides|1 Comment

How to use Korea ePost Shipping Service Like a Pro

As you have lived in Korea for a year or more, you have a lot more stuff than when you first came to Korea. If you have a Job where you need to be relocated to different cities or province, it must be very hard to arrange. Here I would love to introduce “Korean ePost [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Featured Articles, Guides, Living Guides|0 Comments

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week UPDATED: 30/01/17 Obtaining Apostille an FBI Background Check can be a lengthy drawn-out process. Especially if you mail your Background Check directly to the US Department of State in Washington D.C. The current processing time for mail in service is 4 weeks or more, depending on [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Document Guides, Featured Articles, Guides|4 Comments

Korvia Awarded Official Distinguished Partner of GEPIK for 2017

Korvia is the only recruiting agency in the country to be awarded 'Distinguished Partner' of the Gyeonggi English program in Korea (GEPIK) for eight consecutive years in a row. Korvia has been an official partner of the GEPIK program since 2008 and holds the most distinguished partner recognitions out of any other recruiting agency in South [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

Korvia is celebrating 10th Anniversary!

Hello, everyone! Korvia was found on November 1st, 2006. The year 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Korvia Consulting. For the last decade, Korvia appreciates all the teachers from all over the world who have contributed to English education in Korea. To celebrate the 10th anniversary, Korvia office will be closed on Tuesday, November [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Featured Articles, News|0 Comments

Survival Korean: Useful Phrases for New NETs

So, it’s finally happening. You’ve got your contract in hand, your plane ticket purchased, and you’ve been practicing your polite bow in the mirror for weeks. You’re all set to leave familiarity behind and embrace life as a teacher in Korea. Or almost, anyway. If I could give one piece of advice to new expats, [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles, Guides, Living Guides|2 Comments

Why Korea Might Be the Best Place to Teach English

You just graduated from college and have student loans to pay off You want to experience something new while being financially responsible You want to start your teaching ESL career If any of the above describe you, teaching English in Korea might be a great option for you. Since the [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Editorials, Featured Articles, News|0 Comments