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University students from China studying in the United States don't look like they used to.
When I was growing up in the 1980s, my southern US city was home to quite a few such students seeking advanced degrees in science and engineering. Many were customers of the small business my parents ran.
They wore ill-fitting clothes, including lots of short-sleeve plaid button-ups, and tooled around in old Honda and Toyota sedans, four or five people to a car.