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How to use Korea ePost Shipping Service Like a Pro

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

UPDATED: 30/01/17 Obtaining an Apostille on 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 [...]

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How to Get an FBI Background Check in One Week

September 7th, 2016|60 Comments

UPDATED: 01/02/17 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 [...]

How to Apostille an FBI Background Check in One Week

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

UPDATED: 30/01/17 Obtaining an Apostille on an FBI Background Check can be a lengthy drawn-out process. Especially if you mail [...]

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How to Get an FBI Background Check in One Week

September 7th, 2016|60 Comments

UPDATED: 01/02/17 Obtaining an FBI background check is one of the most headache-inducing parts of applying to teach English in [...]

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Residency Certificate | Korvia Guide

August 13th, 2016|2 Comments

A Residency Certificate or Residence Certificate is a document that proves a person is a primary resident of a certain [...]

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Settlement Allowance | Korvia Guide

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

A Settlement Allowance is a stipend given initially to those that freshly arrive in Korea. Settlement Allowance [...]

  • EPIK GEPIK SMOE Renewal Allowance

Renewal Allowance | Korvia Guide

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

A Renewal Allowance is a bonus given to those who choose to renew their contract with their current school. The [...]

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Provided Housing | Korvia Guide

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Free Single Furnished Provided Housing is generally given for those that teach with the Public School English Programs in Korea. The [...]

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Korean Sample Lesson Plan Tips | Korvia Guide

March 24th, 2016|3 Comments

Help! I’ve never taught ESL before and I have no idea how I should prepare! Can you give me some recommendations? Often when [...]

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Instructions for Teachers Completing their Contract in Korea | Korvia Guide

December 7th, 2015|0 Comments

The end of the year is approaching which means that your current contract completion date may be coming up soon. This means It is time [...]

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Visa Instructions for Renewing Teachers in Korea | Korvia Guide

December 1st, 2015|0 Comments

This guide is for teachers that are currently in the process of finishing a teaching contract in Korea and have already gotten permission to renew [...]

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How to Apply for Your ARC in Korea

August 26th, 2015|0 Comments

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 [...]