Chinese student who placed fluorescent light in her hair to study during power outage goes viral

Dedicated Chinese Student Goes Viral on Weibo

A resourceful student studying for her master’s program entrance exam in the dark has stolen the spotlight on Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo.

The dedicated student: On Nov. 12, a now-viral video of an unidentified female student studying with a fluorescent light wedged into  her hair was posted on Weibo, reported Insider.  

  • In the clip filmed by a fellow student in Baoding, Hebei, the student was reportedly studying for China’s annual Unified National Graduate Entrance Examination for potential masters program students. 
  • The student had reportedly borrowed the light from a friend to turn into a reading lamp held up by her ponytail. In the video, she can be seen studying notes under the light during an outage. 
  • The viral video received 290 million views as of Nov. 17 and sparked 17,000 discussion threads. It began trending with the title “Girl studying for Master’s on corridor put a light on her head to study.”

Approximately 3.77 million students are expected to take the entrance exam scheduled for December of this year and will be tested on a wide range of academic subjects and professional knowledge. Featured Image via News Insider

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