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Both a beneficial and dangerous article. Lets not break out the statistics to prove the difference in A students vs C students overall achievements.

There are tons of examples of C students who are exactly what you described in this article, self driven, extremely creative and do not submit to their superiors because of the false idea of superiors being guarantees of success.

But let’s not throw out the millions of examples of top students in the top schools in this country and their achievements, especially the A student that studies half as much as the C student and still outperforms him/her socially, professionally and educationally.