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Students’ Essays: I Want to Be Like Her

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  • Topics

    Girls in Math & Science > Female Role Models > See How It Works
  • Grade Level

    High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Look at five winning essays from the 2007 essay competition “I Want to Be Like Her.” Middle and high school students read biographies of female scientists and engineers and write an essay expressing their interest in majoring in math, and their identification with one of the role models.