Successful People Who DIDN’T Finish College

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Successful People Who DIDN’T Finish College

For some, starting college was only part of the road to success.

For some, starting college was only part of the road to success.

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For some, starting college was only part of the road to success.

Photo by Shopify Partners from Burst

Photo by Shopify Partners from Burst

For some, starting college was only part of the road to success.

Lunabella Peralta, Staff Writer

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Success comes in different ways. For some, going to college and walking a path of education leads them to their goals, but there are as many paths as there are people.

Plenty of people we know today found their purpose by leaving their college path and taking a leap of faith to follow their dreams.

Steve Jobs: After one semester at Reed College in Oregon, Jobs dropped out. In 1976 he created Apple I with a fellow college drop-out, Steve Wozniak.

Rachael Ray: Ray went to Pace University and studied literature and communications for two years. She then left to pursue her goals and became a TV host, author, and entrepreneur.

Ellen DeGeneres: She went to the University of New Orleans for one semester and then dropped out. She worked multiple jobs until she finally started doing stand-up comedy. From there she grew to the top now having her own daytime talk show.

Oprah Winfrey: Winfrey attended Tennessee State University and, as a sophomore, was offered a job in the media. She decided to leave and take the risk to reach her goals.

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