is socioeconomic success the same thing as academic success?

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I am so confused about the term - socioeconomic success.
Does it comprise academic success? or it is a different thing?


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Success is understood as the attainment of an objective or reaching a certain type of status.
"Socioeconomic" is a compound adjective, i.e. both components combine to modify the word they describe, in this instance, "social", "economic" and "success."
So "socioeconomic success" means a measure of the success or status that results from the interaction of differing social and economic variables such as education, occupation, income.
Whereas academic success is a measure of the status achieved in just one of those variables: education.
Finally, "success" is a subjective term, and therefore fluid in its interpretation. Some people might regard the attainment of 6 GCSE's as an academic success, but for others, it might mean the completion of a postgraduate degree.
So yes, "socioeconomic success" and "academic success" are different, and the latter contributes to understandings of the former.
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Success is understood as the attainment of an objective or reaching a certain type of status.
"Socioeconomic" is a compound adjective, i.e. both components combine to modify the word they describe, in this instance, "social", "economic" and "success."
So "socioeconomic success" means a measure of the success or status that results from the interaction of differing social and economic variables such as education, occupation, income.
Whereas academic success is a measure of the status achieved in just one of those variables: education.
Finally, "success" is a subjective term, and therefore fluid in its interpretation. Some people might regard the attainment of 6 GCSE's as an academic success, but for others, it might mean the completion of a postgraduate degree.
So yes, "socioeconomic success" and "academic success" are different, and the latter contributes to understandings of the former.

Thank you so much for your clear and detailed explanation
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Thank you so much for your clear and detailed explanation
Lol. Go and write your essay.
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