Students in Beijing do some last minute cramming before taking the national college entrance exams known as gaokao. Photo: EPA-EFE
Students in Beijing do some last minute cramming before taking the national college entrance exams known as gaokao. Photo: EPA-EFE

Gruelling gaokao exams put China’s ‘epidemic generation’ to the test

  • The class of 2022 is the first to have completed the entire high school curriculum under the shadow of Covid-19
  • As students across the country line up for the first day of the college entrance exam, Shanghai candidates must wait another month

Students in Beijing do some last minute cramming before taking the national college entrance exams known as gaokao. Photo: EPA-EFE
Students in Beijing do some last minute cramming before taking the national college entrance exams known as gaokao. Photo: EPA-EFE
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