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    Video: Why some students migrate to beat China’s “unfair” university entrance exam

    It’s time once again for the gaokao. Every June since 1978, millions of young people throughout China have taken the notoriously difficult Chinese National Higher Education Entrance Examination with hopes of going on to university and moving up what is seen as one of the country’s fairest social ladders. Students prep for hours upon hours, pulling grueling all-nighters. Parents do what they can, some in more unique ways than others.

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