<p>For Chinese, getting into Harvard is a class act</p>
It was just a week after Chang Shui received her acceptance notice from Harvard that the first book offer came.</p>
<p>A publisher approached her father with a detailed outline for an inside guide to how a Shanghai couple prepared their daughter to compete successfully with the best students from America. Local newspapers weighed in with articles about how Chang's membership in a dance troupe surely helped. "Magical girl 'danced' her way into Harvard," the Shanghai Evening Post headlined its story.