How Now, Gaokao? China Faces Brain-Drain As Middle Classes Seek A Western Education

Here’s a piece I wrote for the higher education news website, Study International, on China’s notoriously tough college entrance examinations. Read it in full here.

‘Think you know exam stress? Spare a thought for the nine million or so Chinese high school students awaiting the results of the gaokao: the gruelling college entrance exams that can mean the difference between a prized university education and – in the eyes of some Chinese parents – failure…’

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