A Day In High School: South Korea Vs. USA

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  • 달씨Darcie
    달씨Darcie 24 days ago +12517

    Hi friends!!! This is Darcie ❤️ Thank you so much for all your comments! I feel so warm😘 And again thank you so much buzzfeed for such an amazing experience! I hope I can meet you guys again💕

    • Addy 00f
      Addy 00f 15 hours ago

      You getting excited to eat in the beginning is a MOOD

    • Taha Mohammad
      Taha Mohammad 21 hour ago

      달씨Darcie You seem like a nice person and by the I’ve always loved your country❤️🇰🇷

    • Lim Chaeni
      Lim Chaeni Day ago

      I really like your videos darcie

    • MARTINA KSGIAN
      MARTINA KSGIAN Day ago

      The moment she said that she likes BTS....I screamed in class🤭🤭🤭🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • Peachyjin Eomma
      Peachyjin Eomma Day ago

      Good lock at csat ㅋㅋㅋ

  • tiana
    tiana 19 minutes ago

    mine starts at 9am and ends at 4pm and i get a 10 min break and a 45 min break and i have 9 40 minute classes every day ;(

  • Layla Eisenberg
    Layla Eisenberg 29 minutes ago +1

    broooo u guys have blankets in the nurses office that sounds pretty nice

  • Grey Fish
    Grey Fish Hour ago +2

    I have school from 8 AM till 5 PM where we get 1 hour lunch break and a 15 minute rest at 10 AM and 2 PM.....algerian highschool is fun

  • Natasha du Plessis
    Natasha du Plessis 2 hours ago +1

    School starts at 7:25am for me and ends at 2:00pm 🙏😂 but I have extra classes on Wednesdays from 3:15pm till 4:30pm and on Tuesdays from 5:00pm till 6 or 7 pm

  • 시아룬
    시아룬 2 hours ago +1

    8:46 How can you sleep at 10 p.m.? I come back home at 10 p.m.😣😣😢

  • Jasmine Zoeer
    Jasmine Zoeer 2 hours ago +1

    I wish I could study in Korea ✍️🤓

  • Baljeet Kaur Saggu
    Baljeet Kaur Saggu 2 hours ago +3

    My school starts at 8.30 in morning and ends at 2.50 .....also I have a extra class in school only .. from 3.00 to 4.00 ......these are Indian schools 😕😕

  • TheSailngWeirdo 4life
    TheSailngWeirdo 4life 3 hours ago +2

    I watc hing school k-drama and i be like...
    Me:come on just be a woman and ask if i can go to a korean school..
    Darcy: if you wanna go to a korean school...think about it first
    Also me: i'll ask if i can go to a Japanese school instead....

  • iMPLODE the haxer
    iMPLODE the haxer 3 hours ago

    I have 2:30pm to 9pm Hell here

  • 방배동아쉬운걸
    방배동아쉬운걸 3 hours ago +5

    i dont think its an ordinary school. Most of Korean girl dont wear normal(?) suit.. We wear school uniform..

  • shuuka
    shuuka 4 hours ago +2

    in malaysia public schools usually start at 7:30 and ends at 1:40 (latest!!) depends on whats your grade. mon to wed ends at 1:40 whilst thurs and fri ends at 12:30 heheh

  • John Eid
    John Eid 4 hours ago +3

    each period 1h30 mins is quite a lot well i defnetly prefer the lebanese school bcz we learn 3 languages (arabic.french and english) and i am taking summer school.of.spanish language so i really like here

  • 엠마:3
    엠마:3 5 hours ago +2

    My school starts at 08:25 and ends at 16:10 oof

  • Alena Tewes
    Alena Tewes 6 hours ago +2

    My school starts at 7:30 and usually ends after three blocks at 12:50, some days it ends after five blocks at 16:10,that depends on your schedule. After each block we have 20 minutes break, but never lunch.

  • THATCOOL KID
    THATCOOL KID 6 hours ago +6

    Omg she has shooky from bt21 i guess??!?!!is she an army too???

  • Sabrina Reis
    Sabrina Reis 6 hours ago +2

    Here in Brazil, my class start at 7:30 and finish 16:00

  • Ilham Fit
    Ilham Fit 6 hours ago +5

    My school starts at 8:30 and we finish at 18:30😑😪

    • Hajar
      Hajar 3 hours ago

      Same in Morocco 😭

    • MANJU DEVI
      MANJU DEVI 5 hours ago

      WHAT!?!? That's crazy!!!

    • nyoko nyoko
      nyoko nyoko 6 hours ago

      Me too

    • Daphne Yan
      Daphne Yan 6 hours ago

      Ilham Fit that’s intense. where do you go to school?

  • J H
    J H 7 hours ago +3

    I live in Korea, and go to art school
    It is very hard😭 my school end 9:20p.m

  • mama마마
    mama마마 7 hours ago +2

    한국학교가 보편적이지 않은 학교네요 ...

  • Unicorn Plays Roblox
    Unicorn Plays Roblox 7 hours ago +5

    My school starts at 8:00 and ends at 1:45

    • ً
      ً 5 hours ago

      Starts in 7am ends in 4pm when i was in junior high
      Now its 1 pm to 6pm

  • shaaaze jung
    shaaaze jung 7 hours ago +6

    In most of Arabic countries school starts in 8am and end in 3pm or 4pm maximum, so for me it's bretty good, Friday and Saturday are holiday...🖤💜
    The Korean girl is army and once l guess🤭
    I'm army and once too😊😌💜🎉

  • Charlie The Unicorn
    Charlie The Unicorn 8 hours ago +5

    Do Jewish vs. Arabs! (I'm jewish and I hated every minute of school.. they basically teach you nothing.)

  • Army Bts
    Army Bts 8 hours ago

    They all great :)

  • POON
    POON 8 hours ago +1

    My school, in Thailand. We start at 8.30 and end in 7.30 in the evening 😴

    • Dartagnan Rohazlan
      Dartagnan Rohazlan 6 hours ago

      nah not rlly, actually in Thailand, like for normal students we go to school at 8:30 but we are going to finish school around 15:30-16:00(3.30-4 pm). Only for students w/extra classes who will be home about 19:00-20:00 (7-8 pm)🏫📚

    • THATCOOL KID
      THATCOOL KID 6 hours ago

      12 hours???? Damn... We start in 6:30 am in the morning and end in 1:45 pm

    • Castiel The Angel
      Castiel The Angel 7 hours ago

      What do you do in your school for such a long time? U can't be studying 10 hours

    • Song Bird
      Song Bird 8 hours ago +1

      No way!

  • Kim Lin
    Kim Lin 8 hours ago +6

    She : this is what Korean lie to drink “banana milk “
    Jk : same here
    L’maoo

  • peachiesol 28
    peachiesol 28 9 hours ago +3

    i came here for darcie

  • shaneee
    shaneee 9 hours ago +5

    usually we start school at 7:00 in the morning and end at 5:10 in the afternoon, we have 9 classes, and 13 subjects
    SO MUCH WORK!?

  • Jennie Deukie
    Jennie Deukie 10 hours ago +2

    But I got this random question "why do I always see koreans specially those in high schools wear white shoes? Like is that a cultural thing or what?

    • Jennie Deukie
      Jennie Deukie 9 hours ago

      @So ju oh now I get it thank you❣️

    • So ju
      So ju 10 hours ago +1

      The white shoes are called "실내화" we use them because if we just walk in the classroom with our regular shoes it could get the classroom floors dirty
      I hope this helped >.<
      P.s I'm a korean living in Korea

  • Itz_ BriBri
    Itz_ BriBri 12 hours ago +11

    When she said BTS I was like AHHHHHH BTS YASSS ARMYYY

  • Hyeseong Moon
    Hyeseong Moon 13 hours ago +18

    That is so unrealistic of a typical South Korean high school student and mostly definitely that American high school as well. Not a good representation.

    • BibidiBobidi Woo
      BibidiBobidi Woo 8 hours ago +2

      No I’m pretty sure it’s a good representation. I’ve studied a little bit on both sides (more in the US) and it’s quiet accurate. Darcie might’ve not filmed ALL her classes but yes they do last a long time. And keep in mind that Ella mentioned a somewhat art school and that Darcie lives in a dorm.

    • Sofia B.
      Sofia B. 9 hours ago

      How would you know

    • Nadia Danielle
      Nadia Danielle 9 hours ago

      Why so?

  • bloodsweatandtae
    bloodsweatandtae 13 hours ago +8

    i love bts too 🥰

  • Shiroyasha
    Shiroyasha 13 hours ago +1

    6:45 i can hear jeongyeon say "i feel so speeciarr"

  • audrey depaulis
    audrey depaulis 13 hours ago +3

    7:45 to 2:30, 4 minutes to get to each class, and a 30 minute lunch, classes are 90 minutes

  • Sassy M
    Sassy M 13 hours ago +1

    I love this ❤️

  • 외계인바는귀여워
    외계인바는귀여워 14 hours ago +7

    ? 달씨님네같은 학교보다 일반 인문계 고등학교 생활 찍는게 더 리얼할듯,,,,ㅜ

  • ilysm Taehyung
    ilysm Taehyung 14 hours ago +2

    My school starts at 8:25 and end at 3:20 we get 2 breaks in between classes that are 15 minutes long lunch break is 35 minutes long and each class is 45 minutes long and i have 8 classes 😭

    • Novrendy Cahya Paulus
      Novrendy Cahya Paulus 13 hours ago

      Wow. My school starts at 7.30 and ends at 16.00. So lucky.

    • hunter vloedmans
      hunter vloedmans 13 hours ago

      my school starts at 8:00 and we leave at 2:30 inbetween we get a 5 min break and each class is 70 min, we have 4 classes a day

  • L Y N X
    L Y N X 14 hours ago +9

    Did she say 77 is cold???

    • Eden MOA
      Eden MOA 14 hours ago

      Yeah in Dallas people start wearing jackets in 77.. but it gets 110 here so we’re used to heat

    • Sonyeoduel Wassup
      Sonyeoduel Wassup 14 hours ago

      For LA ppl yes.

  • vapor ware
    vapor ware 16 hours ago +29

    I love both of these girls, but neither of their schools are good representations of high school life in their respective countries.

    • Amazing Amira
      Amazing Amira 8 hours ago

      They really have the resources and everything it's just a matter of time when you are a student

  • ELsquared !
    ELsquared ! 16 hours ago +17

    Yeah most high schools are not like that.... in the US i can't speak to south Korea, but like I'm a junior in high school and I don't believe this is a good rep. for what normal high school is

  • Jude
    Jude 16 hours ago +9

    Where is her school uniform? Most high school students in Korea should wear uniforms.
    And Only a few specific schools have their own dormitories. Others not.
    I think she isn’t general case. Of course, every students in Korea are studying all day like her. It’s the most inefficient thing in Korea.
    Many people try to change present system of education. But it is really hard.

    • osoon-dosoon
      osoon-dosoon 11 hours ago

      @Clarissa Osuna Most (almost all?) elementary students don't wear uniforms. They get to wear whatever, dye their hair, etc. But they still study a lot and go to hakwons ;-;

    • Jude
      Jude 14 hours ago

      Clarissa Osuna I mean most kids wear uniforms in high school and middle school not elementary.

    • Clarissa Osuna
      Clarissa Osuna 14 hours ago +1

      Jude not all ppl were uniform, my sister lives w: my dad in South Korea and she doesn’t wear uniform mostly elementary were t

  • Dylan E
    Dylan E 16 hours ago +7

    school starts at 8:05, we get out at 3:05 and we have 4 minute breaks between every period which are 90 minutes each

  • Superiør_Text
    Superiør_Text 16 hours ago +4

    I would say an actual public u.s school would be better

  • mintyleaves
    mintyleaves 16 hours ago

    I go to a charter school and my classes start at 8:15 am and end at 3:25. We have 4 blocks each day and they are 1 hour and 30 minutes long. We do not get any breaks between, just 5 minutes to switch classes. Our lunch is thirty minutes long and we are not allowed outside of the cafeteria during that time. We also have to wear uniforms...also most students just take core classes and dual credits, so no fun classes like art or PE


    Yea it kinda sucks

    • Jung Yerin
      Jung Yerin 14 hours ago

      I go to school at 6 a.m the school start at 7 a.m and end at 3:30 p.m I take courses until 6 p.m and arrive in my home at 7 p.m. and I have to eat, take a bath, & lying in my bed for a while and then do my homework and study until 11 p.m and then I use my skincare and sleep at 11:30 p.m.
      There's no public transportation because I live in the village. So I have to take my motorcycle.
      My school didn't provide like lunch or anything, so we bought it and usually I don't buy anything here since the foods are mostly unhygienic.

    • mintyleaves
      mintyleaves 16 hours ago

      And I’m from America, forgot to mention

  • mintyleaves
    mintyleaves 17 hours ago +24

    I really don’t think this is a fair comparison. The girl from America goes to an art school in LA, I think it would be much different from most of the students that goes to a public school in America. Same with Darcie too

  • Sailor Joon
    Sailor Joon 17 hours ago +9

    The things (me &) Darcie likes????
    Uhhh. BTS

  • denise
    denise 17 hours ago +4

    they're both so pretty :((

  • Paul Blart mall cop 3 Fan club

    My school Middle-High starts at 9:00 and we have 55 minute classes and a 35 minute free period America.

  • angie woosh
    angie woosh 17 hours ago +3

    My school starts at 7:53am but I be there at 7:40 and Class are 1 hour long lunch starts at 12:14 and our lunchea are free we have 4 minute breaks between hours and it ends at 2:45 pm I'm from Michigan

  • Best Bongo Cat Baguette
    Best Bongo Cat Baguette 17 hours ago +1

    My school starts at 8:00 and ends at 3:25, classes are about 50 minutes each, we our lunch is from 12:49 to 1:40 and we have 7 classes a day, 3 mins in between each class. I'm from America :)

  • Carina Sung
    Carina Sung 17 hours ago +4

    Both of my middle school and high school(Grade 7~Grade 12) start at 6:20. That's the morning studying time and we have to do extra work written on the blackboard other than school work or homework during this "golden time". First block starts at 7:00. Lunch break is from 11:40 to 12:10. There's little break time between classes. School ends at 5:00(or later, depends on the teacher of last block's mood ) and there are 10 classes everyday. We arrive at home around 5:30 or 6:00 and start doing homework assignments right away. We must hand everything in the next day morning at 6:20 so we have to stay up late until 1~3 AM everyday. (if we get to sleep for 5 hours then we're considered lucky!) I'm from China~

  • Candy Yume
    Candy Yume 17 hours ago +1

    My school starts at 8:05 but you have to get there at 7:30 and it ends at 3:30 all of my classes are 45 minutes

  • Katie Collis
    Katie Collis 18 hours ago +2

    my school starts at 7:45 and ends at 2:45. Academic classes are around a hour and a half long, other classes such as art, spanish, Theater, gym and ect are only 45 mins each (everyone has 2 of those classes) and lunch is 25 min

  • Ana Clara Figueiredo
    Ana Clara Figueiredo 18 hours ago +2

    my school starts at 7:30am and ends at 4:35pm; i live in brazil

  • EK - 10RK - Lincoln Alexander SS (2132)

    My school starts at 8:30. Lunch is 11:10 to 12:10. It ends at 2:45. 4 classes that are an hour and 15 (ish) minutes each. 5 minutes between each. Lol, not from America, I'm from Canada.

  • Cold Crystals
    Cold Crystals 19 hours ago +1

    My school begins 7:45 and ends at 13:30, sometimes 14:15.
    ~Aruba

  • Xtreme_killz735
    Xtreme_killz735 19 hours ago +7

    Anyone else think the American girl looks like a boy with the Snapchat filter that makes you look like a girl?

  • camila
    camila 19 hours ago +2

    my school starts at 7:30 and ends at 11:30, but there are days it ends up at 17:30

  • Bts Love
    Bts Love 20 hours ago +6

    Well my school starts at 7:30 and ends at 16:20 sometimes even at 17:20😭🥺~swiss

  • King_Renn
    King_Renn 20 hours ago +39

    getting someone from an art school probably wasn’t the most universal representation of american school. js

    • Luatheflamingo
      Luatheflamingo 17 hours ago

      Darcie also is from an art school, idk if it's that relatable to korean people

    • Bombs
      Bombs 20 hours ago

      King_Renn ikr