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Old 08-15-2012, 11:22 AM
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Far too few places is the reason, I think. They just don't have enough universities and, as a result standards for admission are near impossible.

Don't underestimate how highly education is valued in the lower classes of Asian culture. That motivates the kids enormously. Combine that with no sacrifice an Asian won't make, to secure an education for their child, and you end up with way more kids, wanting spaces than are available.