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two year old carson chung is prepping to ace his kindergarten entrance interviews every sunday he attends this special workshop with his mum learning to perfect title raises hand when his name is called and to stand in line properly i'm artist correspondent charges in the hong kong now parents in this city have long been obsessed with getting their kids into the , schools possible now that competition has , come even more intense , price influx of mainland families has added to the limited number of places in many kindergarten , it's hard for families many parents register their children in the best schools as soon as they are born others have camped out at schools overnight just to get an application form they'll weekly workshops at the hong kong young talents association can add up to a quarter of a middle class families a monthly income and it can be a little tough on the toddlers , nnnnn i don't care that this is a little bit hard for him like he has to get up early every day , this is good for his future also at the school a booklet describes the qualities a child should display for kindergarten and treat tests , and certificates line the wall showing the achievements made by these little students , nnnnn a school has two hundred spots but thousand applicants so maybe it'll pick the calmest most polite the most obedient the most responsive now some children have learned all that but others just start crying once they got to the interview and then there's nothing you can do interview prep sessions are not without fun and a few good laughs and now there are more kids around , chinese zodiac dragon urine twenty twelve lead to a baby boom as it seen as an auspicious year to have a child that however is adding to yet another school place crunch nnnnn