On Being an Outlier

In a world full of “Outliars”

The students stood quietly in line, their mortarboards balanced on their heads. Each was dressed in a slightly different graduation gown, often expressing their individuality or their culture. There were brilliant embroideries hung around their necks, or the simple, sober black gown of graduation. Some cried. All grinned. Big night.

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Outliers.

It’s a long, difficult road when you are the first in your family to attend college, much less go on to graduate school. Even more so, a PhD. SREB’s graduates end up earning more than Black PhD graduates who didn’t attend SREB conferences.

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