Students in Jiangsu province, eastern China, study for the gaokao, the college-entrance exam that can determine their life paths. Photo: AFP
Students in Jiangsu province, eastern China, study for the gaokao, the college-entrance exam that can determine their life paths. Photo: AFP

China’s Covid-19 era students prepare for gaokao college exams in record numbers

  • After two years of pandemic restrictions, the class of 2022 is about to take the test that can make or break a young person’s future
  • About 11.93 million students are sitting the exams this year, most of them next week but Shanghai will hold them a month later

Students in Jiangsu province, eastern China, study for the gaokao, the college-entrance exam that can determine their life paths. Photo: AFP
Students in Jiangsu province, eastern China, study for the gaokao, the college-entrance exam that can determine their life paths. Photo: AFP
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