Student Spotlight

Learn about the activities of Mason Korea students

An unforgettable semester

An unforgettable semester

Courtney is a sophomore majoring in marketing with a double minor in political science and sports management at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She always wanted to study abroad. She chose Korea because as a business student, she understood the importance of immersing herself in a foreign country with a booming economy where she could learn more about business and culture.

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Like father, like son

Like father, like son

Young Jae Ro chose to follow in his father’s footsteps by applying to George Mason University this year. His father, Mr. Jackie Ro, graduated with a master’s in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in May 2016 at the Fairfax Campus and is currently serving as a government official at the Blue House, primarily engaged in ensuring the safety and security of the President and state officials. Young Jae enrolled as a business major at Mason Korea in 2019.

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Expert professors and small classes enhance academic competence

Expert professors and small classes enhance academic competence

Sung-Jae Shin, a graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University Korea, has been admitted to a master's program at Sciences Po in Paris. Shin was also accepted to Columbia University, a US Ivy League school, and to a master's program at George Washington University, which is located in the US capital and has produced a number of major political figures.

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Help is all around in Fairfax. Reach out for It!

Help is all around in Fairfax. Reach out for It!

Chulson Lee shares his experience of studying at the Fairfax campus in hopes of inspiring other students. He explains how he prepared and planned for his time at Fairfax as well as how his year went to those who have concerns about making the transition to Fairfax.

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Pushing my limitations to achieve my goals

Pushing my limitations to achieve my goals

Jeonghyun Lee, BA Global Affairs, 2018 Graduate

Intern at Edelman Korea

Jeonghyun held numerous internships and part-time jobs while attending Mason Korea. She encourages other students to take full advantage of their time at Mason Korea.

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Pathway to Korean Global Companies

Pathway to Korean Global Companies

Minseong Kang, BS Management, 2018 Summer

Intern at SK Innovation

Minseong landed a highly competitive internship at SK Innovation and describes his experience as well as tips for other students.

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“Be brave and go for it”: A Mason Korea Alum's Journey to Graduate School in Geneva

“Be brave and go for it”: A Mason Korea Alum's Journey to Graduate School in Geneva

Yuna Kim, BA Global Affairs, 2017 Graduate

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) at Geneva

Yuna Kim is part of the first graduating class at GMUK. She shares about how she made the most of a school that was just being established and how she was admitted to one of the world's most renown graduate schools in the field of international relations.

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