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Mark Zuckerberg and the myth of the college dropout

It was found about 94% of these US leaders attended college, and about 50% attended elite school

Jonathan Wai & Heiner Rindermann | The Conversation 

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates. Zuckerberg said, “They know we didn’t actually graduate, right?” To which Gates replied, “Oh, that is the best part! They actually give you a degree!” This recent exchange between two famous Harvard dropouts might lead you to think college doesn’t matter. Numerous media stories and even famous billionaires are glamorizing dropouts or encouraging kids to skip college entirely. While it’s true ...

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 08:54 IST
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