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15th Jun '16 5:39:40 PM annette12
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* Helga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).

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* Helga Olga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).
5th Jun '16 11:52:24 AM MsCC93
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* Helga from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' is a deconstruction. While Olga has good leadership skills and regularly gets straight As in college, she is held to extremely high expectation by her parents. Also, she is driven to a mental breakdown over a B grade (which Helga forges, mind you).
7th Apr '16 1:03:42 PM Merlyn_LeRoy
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* Creator/HaroldLloyd is a well-known male version.
25th Mar '16 9:08:32 AM Willbyr
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* Shizune from ''KatawaShoujo'' has this personality, while at the same time needing to deal with her deafness. Perhaps because of this, she often comes off as more abrasive than others of this type.
* Young Eva from ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' started out like this in high school. Then her father told her she could never become family head because she was a woman. Things got worse from there...

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* Shizune from ''KatawaShoujo'' ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' has this personality, while at the same time needing to deal with her deafness. Perhaps because of this, she often comes off as more abrasive than others of this type.
* Young Eva from ''UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' started out like this in high school. Then her father told her she could never become family head because she was a woman. Things got worse from there...
23rd Mar '16 11:13:39 PM bobwolf
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'': Judy Hopps was the top student at the police academy and even when she's shunned as a meter maid, she gives her best to show what she's made of. She willingly works harder to compensate for her small stature and discrimination she faces as a bunny.
9th Feb '16 7:35:28 AM Anata
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* Class persident Summer from ''Film/SchoolOfRock'' is so ambitious and driven, she doesn't see a point to goofing around and playing music. She is only ten.



* Rory Gilmore and Paris from ''Series/GilmoreGirls''.
* Andie and Joey from ''Series/DawsonsCreek'', with both of them, being part of troubled families and suffering from a terrible home life, consequently becoming ambitious overachievers.

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* Rory Gilmore and Paris from ''Series/GilmoreGirls''.
''Series/GilmoreGirls''. Rory is a more balanced example, while Paris is highly unstable and a fierce AcademicAlphaBitch.
* Andie and Joey from ''Series/DawsonsCreek'', with both of them, being part of troubled families and suffering from a terrible home life, consequently becoming ambitious overachievers.



* Spencer Hastings from ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars''.

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* Spencer Hastings from ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars''. She has straight A's, is an Academic Decathelon champion and plays lacross and field hockey. Eventually she persues a career in politics.


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** Bonnie (played by Lisa Weil, veteran in the GoGetterGirl field -see entry on ''Series/GilmoreGirls''), is depicted as an older version of this trope.
* On season 2 of ''Series/VeronicaMars'', Angie Dahl is one of Veronica's rivals to a desirable scholarship. Angie dips into all of the bad aspect of this trope to get it, but Veronica uncovers her lies.
* Rachel Berry from ''Series/{{Glee}}' is set on becoming a broadway diva, no matter what. She is active in every possible extracurricular and has straight A's.
** Quinn also fits the trope - she studies hard, is captain of the cheerleading squad, and will stop at nothing to be prom queen.
* Season 6 gives us Jane, a girl so ambitious she manages to turn an all-male prep school co-ed by insisting on her right to good education.
29th Jan '16 10:26:50 AM Willbyr
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* Ayatsuji Tsukasa from ''AmagamiSS'', complete with hidden BitchInSheepsClothing tendencies.

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* Ayatsuji Tsukasa from ''AmagamiSS'', ''VideoGame/{{Amagami}} SS'', complete with hidden BitchInSheepsClothing tendencies.
13th Jan '16 5:29:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[TheRival Amy Squirrel]] and [[TeachersPet Sasha]] in ''BadTeacher''.

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* [[TheRival Amy Squirrel]] and [[TeachersPet Sasha]] in ''BadTeacher''.''Film/BadTeacher''.
7th Jan '16 9:10:59 PM Willbyr
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* Hiroko Matsukada from ''Manga/HatarakiMan'' is practically an expy of [[KimiWaPetto Sumire]]. Same driven attitude to work (in practically the same job, no less!), same struggles with balancing work and personal life (and the fact that her professional ambitions have partially contributed to her being single in her late 20s), same issues with sexism where her co-workers value her contributions but see her as not feminine enough.

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* Hiroko Matsukada from ''Manga/HatarakiMan'' is practically an expy of [[KimiWaPetto [[Manga/KimiWaPetto Sumire]]. Same driven attitude to work (in practically the same job, no less!), same struggles with balancing work and personal life (and the fact that her professional ambitions have partially contributed to her being single in her late 20s), same issues with sexism where her co-workers value her contributions but see her as not feminine enough.
7th Jan '16 9:04:10 PM Willbyr
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* Yukino Miyazawa from ''KareKano'' maintains a facade of outward perfection in order to obtain praise from others. Arima's accidental discovery of the girl behind the mask kicks off both the plot and her own path to self-discovery.

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* Yukino Miyazawa from ''KareKano'' ''Manga/KareKano'' maintains a facade of outward perfection in order to obtain praise from others. Arima's accidental discovery of the girl behind the mask kicks off both the plot and her own path to self-discovery.



* Sumire in ''KimiWaPetto'' is an interesting case. As a woman in her late 20s, she represents the older age limit of this type. While she is well on the way to achieving professional success, she finds herself facing multiple personal anxieties due to the compromises and life decisions she had made along the way. [[spoiler: The epilogue shows a happy ending, where she has managed to combine a fulfilling career with a loving relationship, albeit with the very last type of man she would have expected.]]

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* Sumire in ''KimiWaPetto'' ''Manga/KimiWaPetto'' is an interesting case. As a woman in her late 20s, she represents the older age limit of this type. While she is well on the way to achieving professional success, she finds herself facing multiple personal anxieties due to the compromises and life decisions she had made along the way. [[spoiler: The epilogue shows a happy ending, where she has managed to combine a fulfilling career with a loving relationship, albeit with the very last type of man she would have expected.]]
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