I love Chengdu, but I gotta go. I took a job as copy editor in the antithesis of the ‘Du: glitzy, glamorous Shanghai. Here’s what I think about these two cities after spending 10 years in Sichuan.
The Gaokao is the academic guantlet that all college-bound Chinese youth pass through on their journey to higher education. Learn more about what this hugely important day is like by hearing about it from someone who took the exam in 2010. There’s photos, too!