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South Korean students study in a private cram school at Chorwon, outside Seoul, Thursday, April 24, 2003
Thursday, Jun. 26, 2008

Open quoteThis place — metaphorically speaking — is a prison.Close quote

  • deputy headmaster at Jongro Yongin boarding school, describing the academic atmosphere at the cram school, which tutors South Korean students who have failed at least once to gain acceptance to a top university
Photo: Ahn Young-joon / AP | Source: International Herald Tribune