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32. Act Your Gender, Girl!

In an environment where everyone is rushing about and cutting into line-ups, it takes a lot of patience and tolerance to get through the day. 593 more words

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31. Into the Ming

Last Friday began before the morning birds even woke up. At 5am I had to crawl torturously exhausted, out of bed, prepare myself and get ready for a long tiring day. 1,127 more words

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30. Your Opinions Are Wrong

This is a continuation from my last post on higher education in China.

Last Wednesday was my very own 40-minute presentation. It went as about as well as Lady Gaga’s recent musical flops, aka. 947 more words

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29. Education with Chinese Characteristics

The other day’s class began as usual: with a 40-minute long student presentation. Not because that student didn’t know how to summarize ideas, but rather it was required that each student speak for 40 minutes at least. 750 more words

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28. Wo AIMUN

Sleepy faces, fresh from a night long with parties and short with sleep, crammed into a five-star hotel conference room for the second day of Model United Nations or affectionately abbreviated, MUN. 490 more words

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27. Everyone's Business

When my friend was finally able to drag me out of my little room and into the swimming pool for some well-needed exercise last week, it turned out to be a surprising experience. 790 more words

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26. The Detour into History

Last Tuesday my friend and I decided it was a good day to hit up the Forbidden City. I am slightly ashamed to admit that I have never set foot in one of the world’s largest historical relics to be preserved in China, despite having been in Beijing for over half a year already. 920 more words

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