There’s a popular story that runs around online begging for your valuable clicks that goes along the lines of “13 Highly Successful People Who Never Graduated College”. It has a certain stick-it-to-the-man glint about it.
Cheating the system to make it to the top by forging your own path while avoiding a ton of debt right as you’re about to enter the workforce.
Suffice to say it’s the sort of thing that will really make a student feel like they’ve made the right decision by venerating success over education.
1.8 million people got bachelor’s degrees in 2013, we don’t want them feeling alienated so to balance things out a little we’ve managed to scrounge up a hearty 9 people to represent them as successful people who also happen to have degrees.
9 People Who Got Higher Education and Still Became Successful
Tom Hiddleston – Classics
Jon Stewart – Psychology Degree
Larry Paige – Degree in Computer Engineering
Warren Buffet – Degree in Business Administration
Michael Bloomberg – Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Tim Cook – Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Shaquille O’Neal – Bachelor’s Degree
Emma Watson – English Literature
Kate Middleton – History of Art