December 11, 2012
Duh: Asians get great grades but aren’t that smart
But you knew that — they can all play the violin perfectly, but none of them are composers…
As my primary second job, I teach enrichment at a private educational company (aka, an Asian cram school), which over seven years adds up to a lot of Asian high school students.
Maybe 10% of them can reliably read a complex text and offer an interesting or informed analysis without referring to Wikipedia and repeating verbatim what they read there…