China’s beloved ‘king of gaokao’ fails to get into dream university after taking entrance test for 26th time. Photo: Weibo
China’s beloved ‘king of gaokao’ fails to get into dream university after taking entrance test for 26th time. Photo: Weibo

‘See you next year’: China’s ‘King of gaokao’ fails to get marks for dream university after sitting the entrance exam for 26th time

  • He is known as the ‘King of gaokao’ for repeated sittings of the tough university entrance exam that is a huge determiner of people’s futures in mainland China
  • This week 55-year-old Liang Shi learned his 26th attempt to get the marks needed to study at Sichuan University had failed

China’s beloved ‘king of gaokao’ fails to get into dream university after taking entrance test for 26th time. Photo: Weibo
China’s beloved ‘king of gaokao’ fails to get into dream university after taking entrance test for 26th time. Photo: Weibo
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