- May 10, 2015
"But how many of these number-one high-school performers go on to change the world, run the world, or impress the world?" Eric Barker says in his new book, "Barking Up the Wrong Tree," which cites the research. "The answer seems to be clear: zero.”Barking up the wrong tree is in the list of “Books Fastlaners Recommend"
The the article cites research presented in a book by Karen Arnold:
Lives of Promise: What Becomes of High School Valedictorians: A Fourteen-year Study of Achievement and Life Choices.
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Why valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — and the average millionaire's college GPA was 2.9
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