Chinese Kids Think Your Finals are for Pussies

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Are you sitting in a library right now? Have you been there for a long time? Has your diet been a steady dosage of Adderall, caffeine, and nicotine? Have all your human interactions gone something like this?

Random Person: Is anyone sitting there?


Random Person: Jesus, sorry.

(*Starts to leave*)

You: WAIT! You have an addy?

Random Person: No, do you?


Yeah, well, no one cares. Why? Because you ain’t got SHIT on the Chinese.

You thought you were studying too hard? Well unless you’ve ever needed intravenous medication to keep you from passing out or collapsing due to excessive studying, you have it pretty good compared to these young students at a high school in Xiaogan, central China’s Hubei province. Photos taken late one evening, and posted on popular Chinese site Sina Weibo, show a brightly lit classroom full of students studying National College Entrance Exam, commonly known as “gao kao”. Students appear buried among piles of books, with dozens of IV bags hanging from lines traversing the classroom.

In case you missed it, those Chinese kids are studying for a college entrance exam, i.e. the Chinese SAT. I assume the Chinese SAT is basically a combination of the National Spelling Bee and “The Hunger Games,” except with more dead teenagers.

The National College Entrance Examination, or gao kao, is viewed as a life-and-death turning point in the lives of senior high-school students, as it determines if they can be accepted by into their dream schools and if they can go to college at all, regardless of their previous academic performances in high-school. The test includes three compulsory subjects (Mathematics, Chinese and English), plus a few optional

It wasn’t pictured but just out of frame there was a cadre of armed guards, led by the school’s frightening principal, who was laughing a menacing Chinese laugh and wearing an eye patch.

“You wirr rearn the coursework or YOU WIRR REARN PAIN!”

Here are some more terrifying pictures of Chinese kids plugged into IV’s, memorizing math equations like they’re the combination to a safe holding an antidote to a poison they just swallowed.

Asked about the situation,Mr. Xia, director of Office of Academic Affairs, said the IVs only delivered amino acids to restore students’ health. “The state grants a 10-yuan subsidy for amino acids to each graduating senior that will participate in the gao kao(National College Entrance Exam).

So basically the Chinese government knows that their kids are going to be studying to the point of exhaustion and plans accordingly. There’s no way these Chinese kids retain much sanity or common sense after these insane cram sessions. That actually explains a lot, like why Chinese college exchange students have no sense of basic concepts like “traffic.” I swear if I had a nickel for every time I almost hit a confused Chinese exchange student who wandered into the street I’d have enough nickels to pay a factory full of the kids who failed this test.

So the next time you read some article, see a news story, or hear some dipshit old person complaining about American students abusing medication to study, and then listen to them talk about Chinese test scores, politely request that they take a giant step backwards and FUCK THEIR OWN FACE.

This story, by the way, is the tip of the iceberg. I guarantee Chinese students have been on speed and God knows what else for fucking decades. So good luck on finals! It’s up to you to make sure these little fuckers don’t become our anti-social overlords.

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    Mulatto Faceguy

    Scary, no other way to put it.. We have to instill the value of math/science/arts into ourselves, our parents, and fucking definitely our children. We are alright, but we can’t be lax, ever.

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    Shit’s even worse in Japan.

    They’ve been holding mandatory government sponsored classes that teach people how to attract the opposite gender since their birth rate is so low. They don’t fucking know how to have sex anymore.

    No wonder Asians are so socially awkward.

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      the fratness monster

      No bacon, I believe the Chinese don’t have shit on us. Despite having 1.3 billion people in their country, China does not have a single Nobel prize winner if you take into account that none of them are full-blown citizens of China. If you do count those, they have 5 to the United State’s 330. Their education system is based on memorization and repitition, which doesn’t mean shit when it comes down to problem solving and critical thinking. The international education ranking system is very misleading since the U.S. has a shit ton of outliers that weigh down our test scores such as illegal immigrants and pathetic fucks that shoot up the schools such as the Columbine fucks. Our university system is still the envy of the world, and will continue to be with the fraternity system
      leading the way.


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    These are the people that we as a country are going to be competing against in the future? We are so fucked.

    Too bad they’re all ugly.

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