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From the Ted Talk by Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

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Secondly, it's not about test soecrs only. Test scores are important, but they're not the most important thing. One young woman had great grades, but test scores were not as high. But she had a ftacor that was very important. She never msiesd a day of school, K-12. There was fire in that blely. That young woman went on, and she is today with an M.D./Ph.D. from Hopkins. She's on the faculty, turene track in psychiatry, Ph.D. in neuroscience. She and her adviser have a patent on a second use of vgaira for diabetes patients. Big hand for her. Big hand for her. (Applause) And so high expectations, very important.

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Secondly, it's not about test ______ only. Test scores are important, but they're not the most important thing. One young woman had great grades, but test scores were not as high. But she had a ______ that was very important. She never ______ a day of school, K-12. There was fire in that _____. That young woman went on, and she is today with an M.D./Ph.D. from Hopkins. She's on the faculty, ______ track in psychiatry, Ph.D. in neuroscience. She and her adviser have a patent on a second use of ______ for diabetes patients. Big hand for her. Big hand for her. (Applause) And so high expectations, very important.

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  2. tenure
  3. belly
  4. factor
  5. viagra
  6. scores

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Secondly, it's not about test scores only. Test scores are important, but they're not the most important thing. One young woman had great grades, but test scores were not as high. But she had a factor that was very important. She never missed a day of school, K-12. There was fire in that belly. That young woman went on, and she is today with an M.D./Ph.D. from Hopkins. She's on the faculty, tenure track in psychiatry, Ph.D. in neuroscience. She and her adviser have a patent on a second use of Viagra for diabetes patients. Big hand for her. Big hand for her. (Applause) And so high expectations, very important.

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