Anne Giles, M.A., M.S., L.P.C. is a licensed professional counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia, U.S.A.

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In March, 2021, she applied to Mandarin Blueprint as an affiliate to promote subscriptions in exchange for scholarships but the pricing became affordable and an affiliate relationship was not pursued.

Anne is a purchaser of many products and services, including Mandarin Chinese teaching and learning products and services. She has no other affiliations or associations to disclose.

With regard to the Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì 汉语水平考试 (HSK) Mandarin Chinese proficiency exams, Anne passed the pre-2021 HSK 1 and HSK 2 exams on June 22, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. She attempted the pre-2021 HSK 3 exam on November 20, 2021, in Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A. but cannot currently read and write Mandarin Chinese sufficiently well to achieve a passing score.

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