Stories from Chinese Millennials – Interview with an Achiever, Part 1

Yeah, I was happy because my family, particularly my parents, were very much in harmony. They seldom fought and their careers were pretty settled. They paid a lot to educate me and taught me a lot of different things about studying and behavior. That’s really special. I should [think of it] as a very happy and very peaceful childhood. But I also felt a lot of pressure. I don’t know when it started, but there was one period when I felt very… I don’t know, I didn’t feel very satisfied with [life]. There were a lot of the things I could think about wanting [in life], but I couldn’t obtain them from my current situation. So from high school I started to want to go further.