China remains the largest sender of students to the United States comprising 31.5% of all international students currently studying in the U.S. Undergraduate students are driving the numbers, therefore this webinar will provide you with tips and tools to evaluate Chinese secondary credentials. This webinar will also familiarize you with the recent changes to undergraduate admissions in the country, and help you gain a deeper understanding of the national college entrance exam, the Gaokao.

Gain Insight Into:

  • Key characteristics of China's secondary education system, high school graduation requirements and admission to undergraduate study
  • Essential academic documents and potential difficulties in acquiring them
  • Recent reforms to the Gaokao and undergraduate admissions processes, including regional reform schedules (2014-2020)


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Mini Gu

Advanced Evaluation Specialist

Mini has been evaluating Chinese credentials at WES since 2012. She has written several articles on China's examination system, degree qualifications, and developments in liberal arts education, and she has also presented numerous WES webinars related to these topics. Mini earned a master's degree in art education and policy from Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Fudan University, China. Mini is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

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Rachel Michael

Knowledge Analyst

Rachel has been with WES since 2015, and she specializes in the Chinese education system, Chinese academic document authenticity and verification. She has a bachelor's in English language and literature from the University of London and an MPhil in modern Chinese art and literature from the University of Oxford. Rachel has a background in the publishing industry, and has written articles on international education with a focus on Chinese student mobility. She speaks Mandarin, German, and French.