This is an amazing must-read article from the LA Times. The article describes how three months before the gaokao , China’s all-or-nothing college entrance exam that can determine whether students become cashiers or CEOs, Kenny Fu was having second thoughts.
Source: Not only China’s wealthy want to study in America – LA Times
This story once again highlights the amazing drive, determination and tenacity of the Chinese people.
Now a US education is within the sites of ordinary middle class Chinese living in mainland China. Articles on Chinese studying in America are amongst the most-read in China’s main newspapers too.
My colleague John Gelmini would regard this as part of China’s swarming out program. But why are the Chinese targeting California and not Germany for example?