Among the list of K-Pop idols who took the college exams today, there were a few that were missing and we figure out why.
As the annual college exam comes to a close, some of our favorite K-Pop idols will be celebrating tonight for finishing their college entrance exams. Although a good list of K-Pop idols have opted to pursue college for next year, some notable names have decided to pursue a different path for next year.
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Here are the 6 K-Pop idols who have decided to forgo college for 2017 and their reasons why.
1. BTS’s JungKook
JungKook entered high school a year late due to his singer activities. Because of his endless BTS promotions, JungKook was unable to prepare to take the college exams for this year. Big Hit Entertainment stated that JungKook is trying to find out different ways to prepare for his future.
2. ROMEO’s HyunKyung
HyunKyung attends the Hanlim Multi Art School, and the college exam date was on November 17th. However, ROMEO had schedules packed in Japan from November 14th until the 19th. CT Entertainment stated that HyunKyung was unable to take the exams, because of the colliding dates.
3. Lovelyz’s YeIn
YeIn has decided to focus on her career as a K-Pop idol than pursue college education for 2017. YeIn just debuted in 2014, which marks a critical time for the idol and her group.
4. IMFACT’s UngJae
Star Empire Entertainment stated, “UngJae is a performer. He is learning a lot of specific skill sets through the label, so he expressed his wish to focus completely on his performances than pursue college.”
5. ASTRO’s MoonBin
ASTRO’s label, Fantagio Entertainment stated, “Due to his promotions for 3 albums this year both domestic and international, MoonBin was unable to prepare for the college exams. When given the right chance, he plans on taking the exams.”
6. Kwak DongYeon
Although he’s not a K-Pop idol, this rising actor has decided to focus on his acting career than pursue college. Kwak DongYeon was boosted to fame after his memorable performance on “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds”. The actor stated, “I think it’s an important time for me to focus completely on my career, especially because of all the love I’ve received from the drama.”