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The College CBA

Posted by Mike on February 16th, 2007

I was reading Don Tennant’s column in Computerworld today and the following quote from Michael Dell caught my attention. Don writes:

In that 2000 interview, I also asked Dell what the best decision he ever made was. “Dropping out of college and starting the company,” he said. “That was a good one.”

Looking at how things have turned out for Michael Dell, in the business world, you would have to agree.

Michael Robertson (of mp3.com and Linspire fame) wrote a thoughtful piece called The Biggest Gamble of Your Life (Is College Worth it?).

By all accounts, college isn’t for everyone.  Do what you love doing.  If that requires college, then by all means, do your best there.  Do the full analysis before heading off to college by default.

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