Hong Kong leads philanthropy to US colleges – Inside China Ed – September Edition 2014

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  The days leading up to your first day of college are a delight…especially the day you get your college email address. For some in China, this privilege came early, while others have had to wait, as several enterprising individuals have started selling fake “.edu” email accounts from many Ivy League colleges:  MIT, Duke, Stanford, […]

Ivies, watch out for the Pineys! – Inside China Ed – August Edition 2014

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As we say adieu to the summer of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, some in China have been considering how Chinese students spend their summer. Recently, the Chinese Ministry of Education released a statement regarding Chinese applicants’ summer tours of US schools saying trips should have “a clear and rewarding educational goal.” Some lucky Chinese students […]

University interview service, Vericant secures Series A led by Lei Jun’s VC Fund, Shunwei Capital

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  Advances mission to help university admission officers quickly spot the best applicants. BEIJING, September 4, 2014 — Vericant, a 3rd party spoken English evaluator and university video interview service provider, has raised an undisclosed sum in a Series A round lead by Lei Jun’s VC firm Shunwei Capital, Angelvest and other investors. The funding […]