Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Ghostwriters, forgery and ‘gifts’: the short cuts Chinese students take to get into foreign universities

  • Wealthy parents in China spend tens of thousands of dollars on admissions middlemen to get their children into world-class universities
  • But the practises that these ‘consultants’ promote, ranging from embellishing transcripts to bribing officials, are often far from ethical

Topic |   Education
Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Students during a class at a boutique college consultancy in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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