An Exam for Your Life

It's June, and silence falls on China's schools. Chinese students across the country will be facing the most ominous exam of them all - the college entrance exam, or 高考 (gaokao). Sounding slightly less intimidating in English, it translates directly as 'high test', which takes some of the grandeur off it. Let's stick to Gaokao. This event brings … Continue reading An Exam for Your Life