5 Career Mistakes Black Millennials Make in STEM Fields

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Psyching Themselves Out of a Possible Career 

This mainly applies to high school and middle school students who doubt themselves when it comes to courses like calculus and chemistry and seeing them as too daunting. Students are often convinced that math and science are harder subjects than others and may have a lack of encouragement in the community. If students are pushed to succeed in math and science at early ages, that would increase the number of Black professionals in STEM careers. According to ebony.com, a few ways to get middle and high school students involved in STEM is to seek out the STEM programs happening in the community, learn more about professional organizations and how they mentor the youth and do independent projects.

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