Why did I spend all that time on money on college again???
Mark Zuckerberg is worth $55 billion and change. Bill Gates is worth $85 billion and change. Both created two of the most influential technology platforms of the modern era with their companies, Microsoft and Facebook, dramatically changing human communication as we know it. And what do they have in common, besides a combined net worth that’s bigger than the GDP of many countries?
Dropping out of college. Specifically, dropping out of Harvard.
So Zuck will get a degree for free... #DegreeForFree... for his accomplishments. Here's what the president of Harvard Drew Faust, had to say...
“Few inventions in modern times can rival Facebook in its far-reaching impact on how people around the globe interact with one another,” she explained. “And few individuals can rival Mark Zuckerberg in his drive to change our world through the innovative use of technology, as well as his commitment to advance science, enhance education, and expand opportunity through the pursuit of philanthropy.