Importing Chinese Students


In contrast to the United States and Europe, China’s economy is thriving. As the competition gets tougher for entrance into China’s universities, more middle-class families are sending their children to college out of the country, which has led to a booming college placement industry in China. Recent investigations revealed a pattern of fraud and financial kickbacks at one such agency.

Guest: Amy Scott, Education Correspondent, Marketplace.

Guest: Rob Schmitz, China Bureau Chief, Marketplace.

More on the Marketplace series, The Chinese Student Syndrome.