Jerry Liu, a Chinese senior at a private boarding high school in Pennsylvania, is draining about 80 per cent of his parents’ income for his US education. Costs are increasing and so is the financial burden for many Chinese parents.

Chinese parents with kids in US schools struggle with costs that put some under huge financial strain

  • Education and living costs in the US can eat up nearly 80pc of parents’ income; even a high-earning executive bridles at paying for 150km (93-mile) taxi rides
  • Long before their children reach the US, many families will have spent tens of thousands of US dollars on consultants, test fees and preparatory tutoring
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Jerry Liu, a Chinese senior at a private boarding high school in Pennsylvania, is draining about 80 per cent of his parents’ income for his US education. Costs are increasing and so is the financial burden for many Chinese parents.
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