A Chinese student’s gruelling holiday study plan impressed his teacher on his return to the classroom and revealed the dedication required to win a coveted place in China’s university entrance examination, seen by many poor young people as the only way to improve their opportunities. Photo: Thecover.cn

Poverty-stricken Chinese student’s 17-hour study schedule goes viral

  • Student’s holiday study timetable impresses teacher and wins admiration from China’s online community
Topic |   China Society

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A Chinese student’s gruelling holiday study plan impressed his teacher on his return to the classroom and revealed the dedication required to win a coveted place in China’s university entrance examination, seen by many poor young people as the only way to improve their opportunities. Photo: Thecover.cn
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice