China's ruling Communist Party has launched its national congress, a pivotal event that ushers in a new set of top leaders for the next decade.
China has been experiencing rapid growth for the last 30 years, and that has been helped by the government's focus on education.
Ma Di is one of millions of students preparing for university entrance exams. He explains why it is crucial for his future.
Al Jazeera's Laura Kyle reports from Beijing.
Source: Al Jazeera