First Impressions School 2017 Invites You To Take A Peek Inside The World Of Todays Teenagers

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First Impressions: School 2017 Invites You To Take A Peek Inside The World Of Todays Teenagers
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First Impressions: School 2017 Invites You To Take A Peek Inside The World Of Todays Teenagers

Just a few days ago, the Wall Street Journal released a telling article entitled, Whats a College Degree Worth? Not Much for Young South Koreans. The piece explains how university students struggle in looking for decent jobs, despite coming from prestigious schools and having amazing credentials. This sad and alarming reality in South Korea brings to mind these questions: What are good grades for? Does a high rank and a good record really help one student get ahead in life? Can a student pursue his or her dreams? What makes school different from the corporate world?

Gugudan's Kim Se Jung cast as lead of 'School 2017'
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Gugudan's Kim Se Jung cast as lead of 'School 2017'

Kim Se Junghas been cast in 'School 2017'.

Originally, Kim Yoo Junghad been considered for the lead role. However, negotiations fell through, and Gugudan'sKim Se Jung will be taking the lead role instead.

She'll be playing Ra Eun Ho, a student with bad grades who dreams of going to a good school as a webtoon artist. 'School 2017' said, "Kim Se Jung's unique leadership and bright personality match well with Ra Eun Ho's character. The more we met her, the more we felt like we were seeing Ra Eun Ho in real life. We're looking forward to her energy and acting potential coming out on 'School 2017'."

Kim Yoo Jung Rejects Lead Role In School 2017
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Kim Yoo Jung Rejects Lead Role In School 2017

Previously, it was announced that actress Kim Yoo Jung was considering a role in the upcoming drama, School 2017, which is a continuation of the School series running since 1999.

On June 5, Kim Yoo Jungs agency, Sidus HQ, came out with an official statement delivering some unfortunate news for fans of the actress and the series. They said Kim Yoo Jung will not be taking the role.

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Meanwhile, gugudans Kim Sejong and actor Kim Jung Hyun are still considering taking roles in the upcoming drama, and KBS is also looking at other potential castings.

Gugudan Sejeong Confirmed As Female Lead For School 2017
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Gugudan Sejeong Confirmed As Female Lead For School 2017

School 2017 has confirmed that GugudanSejeong will play one of the female leads in the drama.

Earlier, it was reported that Sejeong would be joining the cast of School 2017 and now KBS has confirmed that she will indeed be joining.

Sejeong will play the role of Ra Eun Ho, a bright and cheerful girl who has a dream of being in a campus couple. Even though her class rank is terribly low, she gets admitted to a prestigious university thanks to her talent in creating webtoons. She intentionally acts as a bad student so she can travel between schools to find material for her webtoons.

This Rookie Idol Confirmed as Male Lead for School 2017
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This Rookie Idol Confirmed as Male Lead for School 2017

SF9s Rowoon has been confirmed to be the male lead opposite Gugudans Sejeong in School 2017.

He has already received lots of positive feedback for his role in last years web drama Click Your Heart.

Broadcasting officials who worked with Rowoon have said that he has a very strong desire for acting and has consistently been practicing.

Thanks to his talents and sense that make him seem like a veteran in the industry, not a rookie, the production team of School 2017 has great expectations of him.