What are nerds in school?
A nerd is someone who isnt socially adept enough. But enough depends on where you are. In a typical American school, standards for coolness are so high (or at least, so specific) that you dont have to be especially awkward to look awkward by comparison.
Do nerds succeed?
Without a bunch of friends, parties, and social events to consume time, most nerds have little to no excuse to not succeed. Nerds are naturally better about sticking to routines and prioritizing how they choose to spend their time compared to social butterflies. This equals success when less distractions are an issue.
Are nerds happy?
New research is stacking up to show that being geeky actually makes you a happier person. Studies are showing that being a geek during adolescence actually makes you a happier adult. However, social connectedness was a strong indicator of adult happiness.