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  1. Private Tutors Look Like Stars, Live Like Millionaires In Hong Kong

    In Hong Kong, “tutor kings” and “queens” serve as tacticians providing overwhelmed students with critical strategies to win the exam-driven war of higher education. Popular tutors use everything from physical appeal to expensive designer-wear to win the attention and adoration of their students, and deliver the goods in the form of fast, efficient, memorable strategies to ace their exams. The charisma of star tutors may reel in many students to these after-school tutoring sessions but as one tactician tellingly reveals, the $255 million industry runs on one principle: “No knowledge, only results.” 

    Source: TIME

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