Numbers Don't Lie

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Win in high school, lose in life ?

Gallup's pollsters asked about 1000 adults whether they think popularity during the teen years correlates with success later. 37% of respondents said kids who were popular in high school end up being less successful than those who were not popular. 25% of respondents, echoing the conventional wisdom, said the popular kids wind up more successful. 24% scored it a tie.

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Blogger Rob said...

... and 54% of statistics are made up right on the spot...

5:45 PM

 
Blogger aarva said...

What's the matter, Rob? Sad that all you have left are those football trophies and your Burger King job? hehe...

6:31 PM

 

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