High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP
High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP
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Inside Asia’s pressure-cooker exam system, which region has it the worst?

Mainland China’s gaokao, Hong Kong’s DSE and South Korea’s suneung … top-performing Asian regions all feature tough college entrance tests and a highly competitive admissions environment

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High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP
High school pupils in Handan, a city in northern China’s Hebei province, take the annual college entrance exam. Photo: AFP
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