The costs of the craze to enter top universitiesAssociated Press.
"Reach for the SKY" follows three students and a teacher working for a test-prep company before and after South Korea's college entrance exam. The once-a-year exam is the final and the crucial checkpoint to enter "SKY", a shorthand reference to the country's three most prestigious universities.
Gaining admission to a SKY university is the ultimate goal of one's 12-year education and is akin to being admitted to a better class of people who later lead a company or the country. Only the top few test-takers reach the SKY. The rest spend another year or two working to improve scores and retake the test – the "repeaters" in the movie – or they are doomed to live out their lives as losers.
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