An Exam So Stressful Even Planes Are Banned to Avoid Noise

November 13, 2014 3:14 PM

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An Exam So Stressful Even Planes Are Banned to Avoid Noise

South Korea held its breath today as nearly 650,000 high school seniors sat for the annual college entrance exam, a moment so stressful that families and the country take extraordinary measures to make sure the students succeed.

Police escort students, younger student cheerlead, parents pray, businesses start late so students can commute easily to exam sites, and even commercial flights are left circling until key parts of the exam are over.

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