In her new book, Ambitious and Anxious: How Chinese Undergraduates Succeed and Struggle in American Higher Education, based on research conducted both in the United States and in China, Professor Yingyi Ma argues that Chinese college student experiences of American education spring from the enormous social changes in China of the last few decades, creating both ambition and anxiety. She offers some policy suggestions to American educators and administrators, starting with the recruitment process, running through classroom practices, and concluding with career services.

On June 23, 2020, the National Committee held a virtual program with Dr. Ma where she discussed her book.

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