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(Infographic) Can You Be Successful Without Getting a College Degree?

A look at the value of higher education

Some of the biggest entrepreneurial success stories -- Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates -- all have a moment when the aspiring business leader decides to forgo degrees from prestigious institutions of higher learning in favor of attempting to get their company ...

by Nina Zipkin  | January 26, 2019 12:00:00
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8 hugely successful people who did not graduate college

These people prove that formal education isn't necessary to be successful in business.

Most people are brought up to believe that going to school, getting good grades, working really hard and getting a good job are the steps you need to take to become successful. Today, a good education and gainful employment are merely the status ...

by Thomas Smale  | August 22, 2015 11:00:00
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5 college degrees that prepare you for small-business success

Any of these five college degrees would certainly help prepare anyone for entrepreneurship.

There are many aspects to founding a successful business, and a foundation based on 'business' (which is highly subjective) is just one of them. In fact, almost any degree you can imagine can bolster small business success if you look at it ...

by John Rampton  | March 25, 2015 10:00:00