Presented by

Ask a Tween

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

May 01, 2015 | 8 videos
Video by The Atlantic

This is the third installment of The Atlantic's "Ask a Tween" series. We interviewed students at Alice Deal Middle School in D.C., who shared hopes and dreams about their future lives. "I think that I'd either want to be a martial artist," says Ricardo, a 12-year-old. "Or I would go for a more academic approach to it, and be a bioengineer."

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.

Author: Nadine Ajaka