Top gaokao scorer abandons dream

Top gaokao scorer abandons dream
Students sit the 2014 college entrance exam in China, or the "gaokao", in Rongan, southwest China's Guangxi province on June 7, 2014.

Jiangsu province's top scorer in the gaokao, the national college entrance exam, this year changed his mind about studying journalism after reporters who interviewed him persuaded him to stay away from the craft.

Wu Chengjie wanted to pursue his long-cherished dream of studying journalism at Peking University, but the journalists talked him out of it. Wu is now considering a major in finance.

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