9 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Succeeded Without A College Degree

9 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Succeeded Without A College Degree

“I have nothing against education. But at times, education gives people false confidence. It makes people relax, trusting in the power of their certificates rather than in working hard.” – Rasaq Okoya

Until about half a century ago, people with higher education were highly respected by the society. Professional skills of university graduates were extremely valued and rewarded accordingly. Such specialists have been regarded as top level experts in their field. Thus, high education has been traditionally recognized as a key of life stability and prosperity. However, times have changed. According to the today’s statistics, 90% of the world wealthy population have been able to make their fortune without a diploma. Moreover, the huge university loan debts figures in the U.S. proves that investment in the education do not occupy it value in the long perspective. As a result, more and more young people are losing confidence in the importance of acquiring a college degree.

It is a well-known fact that the majority of world’s top billionaires made themselves without graduating from college. Absence of knowledge gained at college or university did not prevent them to come up with profitable ideas and establish world-known companies. The following infographic tells the inspirational story of their tremendous entrepreneurial experience after their college drop out.


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