By Wu Wenjing
Beita Yang, who had studied in New York for about eight years, works for a securities firm in Shenzhen.
Yang spent around $600,000 for her studies in the United States. She was determined to stay in America after her graduation. However, she found that although she had a master’s degree in America, it was hard for her to find a good job there. She had to come back to China for work and earns around $1,500 per month.
Continue reading “China: Is foreign study worth it?”
By Xinyi Wang
According to the National Education Department, more than 500,000 Chinese students went abroad to study last year. That is the same as the population in Florence. Without a doubt, overseas studying has become a hot choice for Chinese.
Continue reading “Study abroad: pros and cons”
By Vino Li
As more and more students choose to study overseas, there are plenty of study-abroad agencies.
It has been more than 20 years since the agencies appeared. And there are over 600 study-abroad agencies in China. These agencies have played an important role in promoting the development of education in China. However, due to the lack of effective legal constraints and industry self-discipline, some agencies have been accused of deceptive practices.
Continue reading “Study abroad: buyer beware”