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Are Chinese students falling out of love with US universities? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-11-16 09:09:24 |Display all floors
Have Chinese "students" ever been "in love with U.S. universities"?

I don't think they were or are. They are there on holiday away from China and hoping to get a degree.

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Post time 2017-11-16 12:36:34 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2017-11-16 09:09
Have Chinese "students" ever been "in love with U.S. universities"?

I don't think they were or are ...

There is only a tiny amount of truth to your remarks.

No denying there are Chinese students loafing around in the US, who mostly are spoiled children from wealthy families, and have failed to be admitted to the universities in China before going abroad. If they fail in China, then chances are they will fail overseas.

Most of the Chinese students studying in the US are aiming at academic accomplishments in the form of master's degree and doctorate, and often graduate summa cum laude or magna cum laude.

One of young my in-laws went to the US after acquiring a master's degree in precision optic instruments at Tianjin University, together with his then girlfriend who was also a master's degree holder majoring in mathematics at Tsinghua. Both of them pursued a doctorate in finance and banking, and graduated with distinction, and afterwards landed a job on War Street. Those guys actually epitomize the drive and attitude of Chinese students towards overseas studies.

Believe it or not, it's true.

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Post time 2017-11-16 12:53:13 |Display all floors
Liononthehunt Post time: 2017-11-16 12:36
There is only a tiny amount of truth to your remarks.

No denying there are Chinese students loafi ...

Erratum:

"Wall Street", instead of "War Street".
Believe it or not, it's true.

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Post time 2017-11-17 11:20:16 |Display all floors
It's just a passing fad. During the 80s and 90s, foreign MNCs used to hire Overseas Chinese from HK, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and North America with US diplomas for management jobs in China. Then in the 2000s and 2010s, they started hiring Mainland Chinese with US diplomas to replace those Overseas Chinese in China. Now, foreign MNCs hire only Mainland Chinese with Chinese diplomas because the current crop of Chinese graduates of US universities don't have a clue about China.

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Post time 2017-11-17 12:19:21 |Display all floors
This post was edited by Yin_99 at 2017-11-17 12:33

That's clever really.  The best personnel would be people born and are educated in China with some foreign-company working experiences.  Combinations of different cultures are the best.

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Post time 2017-11-17 15:57:17 |Display all floors
Liononthehunt Post time: 2017-11-16 12:36
There is only a tiny amount of truth to your remarks.

No denying there are Chinese students loafi ...

You make it sound as if Chinese students in the U.S.A. are there to hone their military skills:

and afterwards landed a job on War Street. Those guys actually epitomize the drive and attitude of Chinese students towards overseas studies.

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Post time 2017-11-17 20:21:32 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2017-11-17 15:57
You make it sound as if Chinese students in the U.S.A. are there to hone their military skills:

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Read on, little birdbrain. There is an erratum below it.

The germs in your braincase have reached your eyes.  
Believe it or not, it's true.

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