Why Do Only the Most Intelligent People Graduate From University and Where Did the Myth Originate?

A proper education is an advantage to any mind, but intelligence doesn’t guarantee a formal education.

Albert Einstein left school at fifteen after his teacher described him as “retarded”.

Thomas Edison dropped out at eight.

why do only the most intelligent people graduate from university and where did the myth originate

Up to 50 percent of North Americans born with a genius IQ never graduate high school.

They can take comfort in these words from Emerson:

“I pay the school master, but it’s the schoolboys who educate my son.”

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for zippyfacts.com. Born in New York, she loves interesting random facts from all over the world.