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  • Jun 11 2013: It always looked to me the problem started much more earlier on a persons life. The stereotype that engineers are naturally gifted for maths is part of the problem. Added to the tendencies to disregard bad grades on STEM related subjects as "he/she is not good at maths, it's not that terrible". Simply put students end up believing STEM related skills are a natural talents and not to be developed capabilities. Which clearly will make students - which are not naturally gifted for this subjects or really level headed, disregards STEM careers.

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