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afternoonsnoozebutton:

Students at students at a high school in Xiaogang City study with the help of of IV drips.

These photos were posted on a popular Chinese networking site last week. They show a group of high schoolers studying in their classroom for the Gaokao (national college entrance exam). An official has verified that the photo is legitimate. Source and verification here

Taking cramming to a new, pretty unsettling level. 

12 May 2012 ·

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    This is so ridiculous.
  6. idroolinmysleep reblogged this from shortformblog and added:
    Well, cramming has a long history in China and the practice is pretty well institutionalized. Students are taught early...
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    What the actual fuck?
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    um hello this is terrifying. these kids would laugh at my study tactics.
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    “unsettling” is a little bit of an understatement… oh my.
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    Damn, if I could put half of this level of determination into studying for the mcat….
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    "A spokesman for the school said that the drips contain amino acids to help students relax and stay energized.” Isn’t...
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    Protip: you don’t need to study that hard to do better than the Americans at education.

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