On National College Exam Day, Nervousness and Anticipation for South Korea's Students

ABC News' Joohee Cho speaks to two students gathered outside a testing location on South Korea's national exam day.
4:16 | 11/16/16

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Transcript for On National College Exam Day, Nervousness and Anticipation for South Korea's Students
This inning. And news. Sin you we're live right now on ABC news and hear from them go home. High school we can't do yeah. We chanting and cheering right there and tell you what you say thanks they had any doubt what you are chanting. Spain. Highs for news. And they. Extending your high school main OK. With it and it tears during. Yeah. The greater good old days. It's black it's ever. You're cheering for them to take the test wells. And you are a junior in your nice going to be taken this test next here. Maybe I. He suffered a history of freshman freshman at this opening lines along. I just. How important this day bird these students' ability to take it. How Uday and games. And then KLA managed 998. Season. Yes you can speech and some some of the world. Some young rocker. Financing on soon. It's a great Hillary's singing. It's a memo. He says that they've been study read this test today for three years. And today's test scores well basically. Determined that feature of their lives. I I noticed that a lot of students here are talking about how this test today will determine the future of their lives and that's only because. About seventy percents. High school students will be going on to college and getting a college degree. So without bad news. Like the other students said here is out Perrier you are basically lagging behind. The single moment. That's going. It if you think I'm family say if I could him. Could. She'll look listen well enough and my community that's yeah. Don't. Austin. Yeah looked at by. As of Holland and we did it on you'll notice because it. They're phenomenal golf. Just because over the so they're awesome all its original. I'm going to start. Says. Mostly being high school seniors they. Study about 56 hours after school they go to. Academic tutoring centers after school until 10 PM. And then they go to the library to study and then they come home and get a few hours asleep and that goes on around the air. None. There was. Comment I think any kind of animal. Its. Good name and typically it's Matthews. Or stumble. Might you know. And ambulances. My question Graham was. How do you sleep a few hours and days throughout the year and is study is is that's how it we just live like that. And his friend next to him said. With your mother's help. You could get through the air.

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