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10-Year-Old Math Prodigy Enrolls in University

Esther Okade

Ten-year-old Esther Okade is currently studying mathematics at Open University in the United Kingdom.

From Telegraph:

She’s a big fan of Disney’s Frozen, and loves playing with her dolls.

But Esther Okade is also a university undergraduate after starting a degree at the age of ten.

Esther, one of the UK’s youngest university students, is studying for a maths degree with the Open University.

She enrolled three weeks ago and is already top of the class, scoring 100 per cent on a recent test.

Esther, from Walsall, in the West Midlands, isn’t the only member of her family with a talent for numbers – her six-year-old brother Isaiah is already taking an A-level in maths. 

Her mother, Efe, said applying to the university was “an interesting process because of her age.”

She said: “We even had to talk to the Vice Chancellor.

“After they interviewed her they realised that this has been her idea from the beginning.

“From the age of seven Esther has wanted to go to university.

Read more at Telegraph

h/t The Root

Photo: Esther Okade/Twitter