China’s College Entry Test Is an Obsession
By SHARON LaFRANIERE
Published: June 12, 2009
The New York Times
Nervous family members and well-wishers waited Sunday outside in Tianjin, China, as students took the test that will determine whether they will go to college.
TIANJIN, China — For the past year, Liu Qichao has focused on one thing, and only one thing: the gao kao, or the high test.