OT: College

From: Dwight Elvey <elvey_at_hal.com>
Date: Wed Jun 28 13:59:50 2000

Mike Cheponis <mac_at_Wireless.Com> wrote:
> Richard,
> Wasn't there this nerdy guy who started at Harvard but dropped out after
> a short while to start a company with one of his buddies, and is now the
> richest man in the world?
> -Mike Cheponis

 You do have to be smart enough to learn how to steal without
breaking serious laws. You have to learn how to turn on friends.
You need to be really lucky. But, most of all, you have to be

For Will
 While I work as a non-degreed engineer, without personal
references, I'd have a hard time getting past HR. One still
needs the knowledge that you'd get from college. I have taken
many extension courses as well as read and understood many
upper college level books. I've never stopped learning, even
though I left college in the middle. Although, I have a better
excuse than most, I was, also, tired of the entire
school thing.
 Find a way to stay in school.
 One other piece of advice. Don't listen to counselors. They
wouldn't be doing the job there doing if they really knew what
they were doing. Decide what you want from college and go for it.
Received on Wed Jun 28 2000 - 13:59:50 BST

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