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#1. Conformity is a mask behind which students can hide their identity or the fact that they haven't yet figured out their identity. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#2. It was a relief to inhabit someone else's life for a while, to get her personal issues for a brief respite. In a play, she knew exactly how all her character's problems would be resolved. No matter how the cast performed, the end turned out the same. No questions, no worries, no unknowns. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#3. In the minds of their peers, too often students become caricatures of themselves. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#4. Sometimes Eli believed his mother was embarrassed by him. "I swear, my mom thinks if I do one thing differently than the average person, I'm weird," Eli said later. "It's like she thinks I'm a freak or something. No matter what I do, it's not 'normal' enough for her. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#5. If schools celebrated student scientists the same way they celebrate student athletes, more students would be encouraged to pursue the subject. Instead, science is considered nerdy because schools help students to paint it that way. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#6. Nothing is more unnerving to the truly conventional than the unashamed misfit. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#7. A Health Affairs study comparing patient-satisfaction scores with HCAHPS surveys of almost 100,000 nurses showed that a better nurse work environment was associated with higher scores on every patient-satisfaction survey question. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#8. How could he encapsulate in a pithy admissions-interview line all of his unique ideas and interests? - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#9. Gaming was "one of the only times when you only have to focus on one thing." But even more than that, "It's like an anchor. As long as I know it's there, it's part of me. It's some form of continuity that in my life I desperately need. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#10. Polarization (is) a tendency for groups to form judgments that are more extreme than individuals' personal opinions. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#11. Ignoring is a form of bullying because you're blocking that person out. It doesn't matter if you don't like somebody. That's fine. You don't have to. But you need to be cordial to and communicate with that person at work. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#12. My heart broke not only for the daughter who already was forced to become her mother's alarmingly narrow ideal, but also for the middle daughter who knew that her in mother's mind she had already failed. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#13. QUIRK THEORY: Many of the differences that cause a student to be excluded in school are the same traits or real-world skills that others will value, love, respect, or find compelling about that person in adulthood and outside of the school setting. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#14. In the black sororities, they celebrate achievement academically, and they really do work toward community service. As much as the white sororities claim that's the case in their groups, it's not really so. White sororities focus on relationships. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#15. Groups satisfy our brain's natural inclination to make sense of hordes of people we encounter and observe. This quality is so inherent that children intuitively understand the need to form groups without adults having to teach them. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#16. Nursing is more than a career; it is a calling. Nurses are remarkable. Yet contemporary literature largely neglects them. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#17. Exclusion is common behavior. But that doesn't make it unchangeable. And that doesn't mean that anything is wrong with the cafeteria fringe. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#18. Students usually don't refer to themselves as nerds until someone else accuses them of being one. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#19. There are no consequences for poor work ethic and no rewards for good work ethic. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#20. Being an outsider doesn't necessarily indicate any sort of social failing. We do not view a tuba player as musically challenged if he cannot play the violin. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#21. Although she was gregarious, she inadvertently separated herself from people because she was so often inside her own head, focusing on her creativity. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#22. Membership in small groups allows people to feel similar and different at the same time: similar because they are a part of a group in different because the group is separate from the masses. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#23. Social standing does not necessarily translate to social acceptance. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#24. Every memory is a re-creation, not a playback. When we remember, we focus on certain facts and emotions, and become active participants in re-creating memories. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#25. Nursing was a deeply interpersonal profession in which people had to depend on others - doctors, techs, fellow nurses - to do their job well. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#26. A St. Louis oncology nurse quoted Holocaust survivor and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl to States News Service in 2012: " 'What is to give light must endure burning.' I think people who care for others understand. Caregiving is painful. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#27. Studies have shown that, at least among students, popularity equals visibility. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#28. When Department of Health and Human Services administrators decided to base 30 percent of hospitals' Medicare reimbursement on patient satisfaction survey scores, they likely figured that transparency and accountability would improve healthcare. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#29. In the midst of a crowd, an individual's layers of restraint peel away, revealing potentially barbaric instincts and a susceptibility to a crowd contagion. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#30. Too many parents fail to understand that there is a difference between fitting in and being liked, that there is a difference between being "normal" and being happy. High school is temporary. Family is not. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#31. It is unacceptable that the system we rely on to develop children into well-adjusted, learned, cultured adults allows drones to dominate and increasingly devalues freethinkers. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#32. He comes in entirely as an outsider. He lets his mind wander. He's not endangering his academic position because he doesn't have one, and he can take those risks, - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#33. Many of the differences that cause students to be excluded in school are actually the same qualities or skills that other people are going to admire, respect or value about that person in adulthood. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#34. It was the fact that they tried so hard that doomed them. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#35. Nobody's listening to me, he thought, story of my life. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#36. Unruly geeks change the world - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#37. I love my job, and I hope people find comfort in knowing there are still people out there who love what they do. - a New York acute care nurse - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#38. If teachers are uncomfortable at their own school, they will pass on their uncertainties or negative attitude to students. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#39. The human brain takes in information from other people and incorporates it with the information coming from its own senses, neuroscientist Gregory Berns has written. Many times, the group's opinion trumps the individual's before he even becomes aware of it. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#40. J. K. Rowling has said that she was bullied in school. She was a daydreamer and had her nose in books all the time, much like some of her characters today. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#41. When a child sees herself through the prism of her peer group, the resulting self image can be distorted. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#42. Awkwardness defines my life. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#43. He could be disciplined when he wanted to be. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#44. It's not about what you've done; it's how you've experienced whatever has happened to you. Matt Lawrence in The Overachievers - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#45. You should wear what you want to wear and not worry about trying to paint yourself in a certain image because that self-awareness is what's going to help you become a more independent and more interesting and healthier adult. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#46. Since 'The Overachievers' came out, I've been doing a lot of lectures and talking to kids across the country. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#47. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, male nurses ride the "glass escalator"; although they are in the minority, they receive higher wages and faster promotions than women in the same jobs. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#48. He didn't realize that simply by mingling among various lunch tables, he was befriending people in different crowds, weaving together the fringes of the cafeteria. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#49. When I was in high school, I didn't feel like I had to pile on the APs in order to look good to colleges. High-achieving classmates didn't use private tutors. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#50. I love the free entertainment that patients provide. People say and do the most ridiculous things, and I've got a front row seat to the absurdity." - A Colorado travel nurse - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#51. The trade-off seems like a no-brainer. Would you rather be bribed during your hospital stay with made-to-order omelets or would you rather be, for example, not dead? - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#52. When healthcare is at its best, hospitals are four-star hotels, and nurses, personal butlers at the ready - at least, that's how many hospitals seem to interpret a government mandate. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#53. Someone else's success is not your failure. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#54. I figure I'll win the fight in twenty years or so anyways when I end up with a decent life and their unemployed and living at home. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#55. Random, meaningless groups can adopt an us-versus-them mentality. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#56. In 1994, the College Board changed the test's name from Scholastic Aptitude Test to the Scholastic Assessment Test. Now according to the College Board, the letters don't stand for anything anymore. Perhaps that itself is symbolic. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#57. Conformity is not an admirable trait. Conformity is a copout. It threatens self-awareness. It can lead groups to enforce rigid and arbitrary rules. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#58. Being indie means being artistic and finding your own eccentric identity. The name of the game for being an indie kid is to never admit you are one. If you do, it goes against your beliefs against labeling, thus making you a hypocrite. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#59. Some girls, of course, can be both popular and nice. But niceness involves treating others as equals [ ... ] - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#60. The 1970s, fewer than 25% of US residents lived in counties in which the presidential candidate won by landslide. 30 years later, that percentage has nearly doubled. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#61. The aging aren't only the old; the aging are all of us. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#62. The only way I'm going to make any friends is if I take the first step. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#63. Popular kids don't necessarily know who they are because they're so busy trying to conform. It's the outcasts who are more attuned to who they are. They're more self-aware, more real. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#64. As a Minnesota agency nurse said, We are not just bed-making, drink-serving, poop-wiping, medication-passing assistants. We are much more. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#65. There are three elements to perceived popularity. A student has to be visible, recognizable and influential. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#66. In one survey, respondents listed Princeton as one of the country's top ten law schools. The problem? Princeton doesn't have a law school - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#67. Adults tell students that it gets better, that the world changes after school, that being 'different' will pay off sometime after graduation. But no one explains to them why. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#68. I was what's known as a floater. I could sit at the edge of most cafeteria tables, but was never a part of any one group. I was also a dork. And still am. And proud! - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#69. Nonconformists aren't just going against the grain; they're going against the brain. Either their brains aren't taking the easy way out to begin with, or in standing apart from their peers, these students are standing up to their biology. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#70. The cafeteria made him feel like an observer rather than a participant in the high school experience. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#71. No student should be encouraged
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to change himself until he's "normal," a term that says everything and means nothing. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#72. We live in the Age of Comparison. Too often, we deem our own achievements worthless if they fall short of others' standards. Our best isn't good enough if it's not as good as someone else's best. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#73. Instead of revamping school policies to welcome every child, many school systems are bent on revamping the students to conform to their schools. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#74. And when they are out in public, "we are secretly looking at people's arms to determine where we would start an IV," an Arizona nurse said. "Sometimes if I'm out with a group of nurses, we're like, 'Wow, look at those veins. I could hit those from across the room. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#75. Medicine asked something extraordinary of nurses: to forge intimate connections with another person for hours, weeks, or months, to care thoroughly and holistically - and then to let that individual suddenly go, often never to be heard from again. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#76. I tend to focus on young people and on giving a voice to groups of people who don't normally get their voices heard. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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#77. Part of the problem is that people at our school don't listen. They just put on the headphones and tune out the world. It's intimidating. - Author: Alexandra Robbins
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