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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} SKY is an acronym used to refer to the three most prestigious universities in South Korea: Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University.<ref>Asia Times Online :: Korea News and Korean Business and Economy, Pyongyang News</ref> The term is widely used in South Korea, both in media broadcast and by the universities themselves.<ref>[1], [2], [3], [4], [5],[6]</ref><ref>[7], [8], [9], [10], [11] (articles in English)</ref>

In South Korea, admission to one of the SKY universities is widely considered as determining one's career and social status.<ref>New York Times, "A Taste of Failure Fuels an Appetite for Success at South Korea’s Cram Schools" [12]</ref><ref>*"Life and death exams in South Korea" by James Card, Asia Times Online, November 30, 2005, retrieved December 18, 2005.</ref> In fact, many of South Korea's most influential politicians, lawyers, physicians, engineers, professors, and policy makers have graduated from one of the SKY universities.


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} SKY is an acronym used to refer to the three most prestigious universities in South Korea: Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University.<ref>Asia Times Online :: Korea News and Korean Business and Economy, Pyongyang News</ref> The term is widely used in South Korea, both in media broadcast and by the universities themselves.<ref>[1], [2], [3], [4], [5],[6]</ref><ref>[7], [8], [9], [10], [11] (articles in English)</ref>

In South Korea, admission to one of the SKY universities is widely considered as determining one's career and social status.<ref>New York Times, "A Taste of Failure Fuels an Appetite for Success at South Korea’s Cram Schools" [12]</ref><ref>*"Life and death exams in South Korea" by James Card, Asia Times Online, November 30, 2005, retrieved December 18, 2005.</ref> In fact, many of South Korea's most influential politicians, lawyers, physicians, engineers, professors, and policy makers have graduated from one of the SKY universities.


SKY (universities) sections
Intro  Members  History  National Recognition  Concerns  See also  Further reading  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Members
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