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A lot of children do not even know what engineers are or how to become one.

I was blessed to have an EE stop by my 6th grade math class and give a presentation about engineers and what they do and about how it was a good career path for people who were interested in making things or technology.

I decided right then to be an engineer, making course selections when I had a chance to make it possible. Without that encounter, it would have been much harder as I would likely (a) not known about engineering, and (b) not known how important it was to take the right courses.

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