College dropouts are usually looked down upon by many of the so-called educational classes because they are believed to be able to do practically nothing without a graduation degree. However, what would have happened if these same college drop-outs would have taken a stand and surprised the entire world with their passion and innovation? Would the world have mocked at them or would the same world have boasted of their caliber day in and day out?
So, let us meet some of the famous personalities who had dropped out of college and shocked the world!
1. Coco Chanel
Brought up in a family that suffered from severe poverty, Coco Chanel neither had the patience nor had the money to continue as an undergrad. Instead, she dropped out of college and swished her magical hands to change the dimension of fashion in the world. She was the most talked-about woman of her time and was an inspiration to many of the women because she believed and portrayed that women need not always be all dressed up to look gorgeous; in fact, being casual and smart can make them look even more beautiful. Today her fashion brand is known all over the world and the intertwined ‘CC’ is a heart’s desire!
2. Mark Zuckerberg
While studying at Harvard is a dream-come-true for every student, developing his own website in the dorm room was much more interesting to Mark Zuckerberg. Initially, the social networking site, Facebook, was started only for the students of Harvard. Gradually, as Facebook spread out to the Ivies and eventually the entire nation, Zuckerberg packed up his belongings and left Harvard for good to establish his company on strong ground. And, look, today he is the youngest billionaire in the world!
3. Steve Jobs
Need we say more about the achievements of this legendary genius? It seems like a good thing after all that he had dropped out of Reed College to start up the biggest brand in the world, namely, Apple!
4. Bradd Pitt
Bradd Pitt, one of the most famous actors Hollywood has ever nurtured, had started his college studying journalism. Just two weeks before the completion of his graduation, he had dropped out from college to establish his career as an actor. Thus, the man who had, one day, studied to interview famous personalities in the world is now interviewed by famous journalists from all over the world! The world is indeed round!
5. Giorgio Armani
Giorgio Armani had started off his college life at the med school at the University of Bologna. During the practical lessons, he realized that the sight of blood made him feel dizzy and that was when he immediately took the decision of dropping out of college to pursue his dream as a fashion designer. Today, the line of clothing of this Italian man is one of the most expensive and remarkable such that people from all over the world crave to flaunt his style with pride.
Thus, we can surely perceive that dropping out of college isn’t a bad thing, after all. If you’ve got the passion and the determination to work towards your dream, then you can nail down every success story!