Things you need to know about gaokao
Updated: 2016-06-06 18:55
Editor's note: Gaokao is no ordinary test.
From praying parents accidently burning down trees, to forking out a 100,000 yuan to prepare for the career-defining exam, the most important time in a Chinese student's schooling is eventful, to say the least.
We've brought together everything you need to know about what students achieve by sitting the test, how it is continually changing and what gaokao has in store for students and their families, this year.