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Education in China: How the gaokao exam shapes Chinese students’ lives and futures

This article is sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University For high-school graduates across China, two days in June mark some of…

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The Highest Exam

The gaokao is the most formidable test in the world. Literally…

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Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year

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Political vetting before college entrance exam? Officials downplay controversial announcement.

Chongqing Daily has been at the center of a controversy started by a news…

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Durex college exam joke does not impress Shanghai newspaper

Durex China is a master of digital marketing: Have a look…

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Propaganda and finger vein recognition: China’s 2018 college entrance exams

The gaokao (高考 gāokǎo) is a three-day college entrance test that covers literature, science, math, and English (see SupChina’s

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From propaganda to pollution to smartphones: A history of gaokao essay questions

No other assessment test has been taken by more people than the gaokao, China’s national college entrance examination. Almost…

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China’s education ministry to adjust bonus points in national college exams

Following a notice from the Chinese Ministry of Education regarding the admissions procedures for the 2018 gaokao (高考…

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The clock is ticking at Hengshui No. 2 High School: 100 days to go until the 2018 gaokao

While most Chinese people are still grappling with their post–Spring Festival…

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The gaokao: China’s most grueling school examinations

Starting on June 7, millions of Chinese high-school students take the gaokao (高考 gāokǎo), the nationwide college entrance examination….

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