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Edited and translated by Wang Xin, People's Daily Online
1.8 million students have taken National Entrance Examination for Postgraduate (NEEP) from Jan 5 to 7, 2012 in China.
The huge number of students hits a new high. What motivate them to continue study rather than work?
The number of students taking NEEP has increased 100,000 annually since 2003. Of the students, some work hard for a key university, some just want to try luck, and some wish a bright career through continued education. The original intention of most students is to get a better job.
No matter students prefer academic research or career development, they should understand the purpose of study to avoid blindness.
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