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Why Esther Okade Should Be Your New Role Model

Esther Okade from Walsall, England has enrolled at the Open University in the U.K. to pursue her degree in mathematics. Oh, yeah, and she's only ten years old!

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If there was any doubt that the stereotype of women being bad at math was a complete lie, Esther should finally end this completely idiotic belief. Esther enrolled at the Open University three weeks ago, and she is already top of her class. She even recently got a 100 percent score on a recent test.
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If there was any doubt that the stereotype of women being bad at math was a complete lie, Esther should finally end this completely idiotic belief.

Esther enrolled at the Open University three weeks ago, and she is already top of her class. She even recently got a 100 percent score on a recent test.

Playing with dolls and math

Esther admits loving Frozen and playing with her dolls, but that's only in her spare time. She completed her GCSE's by the age of 7, and immediately starting asking her mother to enroll her in university. In an interview with the Telegraph, Esther's mother Efe said: "From the age of seven Esther has wanted to go to university.""But I was afraid it was too soon. "She would say, 'Mum, when am I starting?', and go on and on and on.""Finally, after three years she told me, 'Mum I think it is about time I started university now."
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Esther admits loving Frozen and playing with her dolls, but that's only in her spare time. She completed her GCSE's by the age of 7, and immediately starting asking her mother to enroll her in university.

In an interview with the Telegraph, Esther's mother Efe said: "From the age of seven Esther has wanted to go to university."

"But I was afraid it was too soon. "She would say, 'Mum, when am I starting?', and go on and on and on."

"Finally, after three years she told me, 'Mum I think it is about time I started university now."

So what's next?

Esther became one of the youngest children to enroll in a university course, and her plans don't stop there. Her mother says she wants to get a PhD, and then own her own bank. "Esther talks about running her own bank one day," says Efe. "She has a lot of plans, and talks a lot about finances."She says she wants to be a millionaire."But it's not just Esther. Her little brother, Isaiah, six, is already taking his A-levels in math. A levels are basically the exams needed to study a particular subject in the UK at an advanced level, and are normally taken when students are seventeen or eighteen years old!
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Esther became one of the youngest children to enroll in a university course, and her plans don't stop there. Her mother says she wants to get a PhD, and then own her own bank.

"Esther talks about running her own bank one day," says Efe. "She has a lot of plans, and talks a lot about finances.

"She says she wants to be a millionaire."

But it's not just Esther. Her little brother, Isaiah, six, is already taking his A-levels in math. A levels are basically the exams needed to study a particular subject in the UK at an advanced level, and are normally taken when students are seventeen or eighteen years old!

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