The Careerist: Asian Americans Are on Ascent, Says Pew Survey
Maybe Tiger Mom was right after all. "All work, not much play" seems to be paying off for Asian Americans.
By Vivia ChenApril 22, 2013
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The Tiger Mom was right: Sitting on your kids to make high grades and denying them frivolities like sleepovers will make them more successful—and contented—in the long run. So take that, all you let-your-kids-be-free types!
Here are the specific findings about Asian Americans from Pew:
- Asian Americans are better educated and wealthier. They exceed all U.S. adults in attaining a college degree (49 percent vs. 28 percent, median annual household income ($66,000 vs. $49,800) . . .
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