Why Valedictorians Don't Become Successful
The key to success isn't being #1 in your graduating class. The average college GPA of over 700 American millionaires is 2.9
You really don't need high grades to become successful according to authors Eric Barker and Karen Arnold.
Valedictorians don't become billionaires or people who change the world. Here's why:
- Valedictorians .. typically settle into the system instead of shaking it up.
- School Rewards students for doing what they're told.
- Good students excel at following the rules and don't always follow their passions.
- School has clear rules but life can be messy and good grades don't teach you how to deal with life.