Wait, Did This 15-Year-Old From Maryland Just Change Cancer Treatment? – Forbes

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If you’re feeling bad about how American kids lag the world in science and math, take heart in the story of Jack Andraka, a high school freshman from Maryland.

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

Jack Andraka’s "advice for kids (and their parents) trying to figure out what to do with their creativity and imagination: ‘Make sure to be passionate about whatever it is you get into, because otherwise you won’t put the right amount of work into it.’ Andraka was rejected by almost 200 researchers in his search for a lab to do his nanotube strip work until one scientist at Johns Hopkins gave him the space to work. ‘No one will be excited about your work if you’re not excited about it.’"

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