Geeks Destined for Success

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Geeks

The 1985 classic movie The Breakfast Club focused on high school cliques and how people struggle to be individuals within the confines of their groups. In 25 years, not much has changed. But now, there's new focus on what becomes of those tortured teens when they grow up.

Alexandra Robbins, best-selling author, has released the findings of her semi-scientific study in "The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth." Robbins (pictured at left) proposes in what she calls, "Quirk Theory," the idea that the very traits that make students outsiders in high school will be beneficial to them as adults.