Nerds get arrested for strangling people with their thighs
After high school, everything usually changes. They usually do as well as the work they put into it.
...further than the jocks
As I said, Bill Gates has gone further
They usually go farther in life than most because they know how to survive.
i'd say most of them go far. most smarties become much more popular when they reach college and thus they start liking themselves more. Some smarties never get the chance though and those end up attending comic book conventions at age 35 lol.