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Hong Kong Chinese Students Studying in the United States

Among overseas students studying in the United States, Chinese students—including those from the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan—form the largest group. This entry focuses on Hong Kong Chinese students studying in the United States. It provides information on the role of education in traditional Chinese society, a profile of Hong Kong Chinese students studying overseas, reasons and purpose for overseas study, and the difficulties these students experience. Identifying and understanding the concerns of Chinese students studying overseas can assist teachers, parents, counselors, and policymakers to respond effectively to their needs. In addition, reading about Hong Kong Chinese students studying in the United States and interacting with a host culture may provide some insights into the experiences of overseas students studying in ...

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