A smart girl with a loving single mother is always a good role model. Rory Gilmore was raised by her mother, Lorelai, who gave birth to her when she was just sixteen. Due to this Lorelai had a complicated relationship with her parents during Rory’s early years. However, Rory never failed to stay herself, as well as excel in her studies throughout the show. She ends up being valedictorian of her class and goes all the way to Yale. Rory never failed to give a tidbit of wisdom here or there. Throughout the series we see Rory go through relationship with men. These men love who Rory for who she is and don’t try to change her. Rory knows that being true to herself is more important than having the hottest boy in school as her boyfriend. Therefore, Rory Gilmore is wonderful character that girls should look up to.