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I wanna hear your opinions backed by arguments on what do you think is more beneficial in today's world, going to college or self-education - starting some businesses and having some side hustles?

I think college is waste of time, you're learning something that was working 50 years ago. For us young entrepreneurs I think it's far better to skip college and get straight to grind. By the time every friend of yours is out of college, you'll already have years of experience and earning a shit load of money if you're smart, it's really not that hard to earn some decent money from the Internet. Just don't spend it on dumb shit but rather invest it, then make your investments pay for the things you've always wanted. College is only good for those that want to become doctors, lawyers, etc... Obviously. :anyway: But for others, pass that shit and start working on your own thing. ;)
 

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I wanna hear your opinions backed by arguments on what do you think is more beneficial in today's world, going to college or self-education - starting some businesses and having some side hustles?

I think college is waste of time, you're learning something that was working 50 years ago. For us young entrepreneurs I think it's far better to skip college and get straight to grind. By the time every friend of yours is out of college, you'll already have years of experience and earning a shit load of money if you're smart, it's really not that hard to earn some decent money from the Internet. Just don't spend it on dumb shit but rather invest it, then make your investments pay for the things you've always wanted. College is only good for those that want to become doctors, lawyers, etc... Obviously. :anyway: But for others, pass that shit and start working on your own thing. ;)

It depends... if you want to have your own business, you will see that you can't do everything alone, the myth of solopreneurs is slowly dying because now if you don't have a team, or outsource, you are fucked, it's not 2010 anymore.

Which skills you want, sales? marketing? webdesign? I am sure you can have a school for every subject that really interests you, it's only a matter of making good choices to learn the good things.
 

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If you think college is inherently a waste of time (or vice versa), you are probably not smart enough to hold a valid opinion on the topic.

Everything can be learned on internet at much faster rate. I'd rather spend a few years doing something and trying something, than just listening about it in classes and not taking action, especially when you're still young. You can always go to college later in the life :)
 

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I think college is waste of time, you're learning something that was working 50 years ago
Not sure which college you've went to, but the ones I've visited were pretty current. Sure, if you want to be an "Entrepreneur" you don't need a degree, but for a lot of higher paying jobs a degree is required. I personally don't think it's a waste of mine, I've learned a lot of valuable information.
 

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Yes, college is a complete waste of time (for me).
It was useful for making false friendships, triggering anxiety, learning useless things and wasting time on bullshit...I literally don't use almost anything I learned in school in my daily life.

Detail: I am not an idiot, I just believe that courses, books, self-education should be an allowed option. If you want to go to school, no problem.
 

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Everything can be learned on internet at much faster rate. I'd rather spend a few years doing something and trying something, than just listening about it in classes and not taking action, especially when you're still young. You can always go to college later in the life :)

I am not 100% sure... courses give you structure. If you follow bob the investor on youtube or follow an investment course with professional, I tell you it's absolutely not the same quality you will have.

"if you're good at something, never do it for free"...tells you a lot about learning everything for free.
 

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I wanna hear your opinions backed by arguments on what do you think is more beneficial in today's world, going to college or self-education - starting some businesses and having some side hustles?

I think college is waste of time, you're learning something that was working 50 years ago. For us young entrepreneurs I think it's far better to skip college and get straight to grind. By the time every friend of yours is out of college, you'll already have years of experience and earning a shit load of money if you're smart, it's really not that hard to earn some decent money from the Internet. Just don't spend it on dumb shit but rather invest it, then make your investments pay for the things you've always wanted. College is only good for those that want to become doctors, lawyers, etc... Obviously. :anyway: But for others, pass that shit and start working on your own thing. ;)
If you look for a job that requires a college degree, it isn't a waste. If you look to do business that aren't related to the degree that you wish for, it's a waste..
 

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depend on what is your purpose and goal. you should do more research on it.
since some job will require you to have a degree
 

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It depends... if you want to have your own business, you will see that you can't do everything alone, the myth of solopreneurs is slowly dying because now if you don't have a team, or outsource, you are fucked, it's not 2010 anymore.

Which skills you want, sales? marketing? webdesign? I am sure you can have a school for every subject that really interests you, it's only a matter of making good choices to learn the good things.

I couldn't agree more with you. Having a team or outsourcing in business is really important, which is something I have learned on my own :)
I'm sure there might be some good subjects to take for online marketing, but I think it's better to learn the same topics and skills from the Internet. At the end of the day, you're only getting college diploma, which is a worthless piece of paper.

You don't have to go full time or to earn a degree, you can take courses that will help you with business.

Good option! :)

Not sure which college you've went to, but the ones I've visited were pretty current. Sure, if you want to be an "Entrepreneur" you don't need a degree, but for a lot of higher paying jobs a degree is required. I personally don't think it's a waste of mine, I've learned a lot of valuable information.

I'm just trying to say every information you're learning in class could be learned on the Internet at much faster rate. Of course, that way you don't get a piece of paper - the diploma.
I agree completely with you that if you want to be an "entrepreneur" you don't need a degree. Not everyone can and is capable of taking risks like entrepreneurs do. But you know what they say, high risk high reward. For others, college is probably the way to go anyways. :)
 

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If you look for a job that requires a college degree, it isn't a waste. If you look to do business that aren't related to the degree that you wish for, it's a waste..

This. ;)

depend on what is your purpose and goal. you should do more research on it.
since some job will require you to have a degree

I was thinking from the point of entrepreneur trying to get started something on his own. So yeah, I think no degree would be a better option for that kind of person which is ambitious and willing to take risks :)
 

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I seen many talented people in my company that I was unable to give promotions to.
They were more than qualified for the position I could never win in an arugment with HR which demanded a "Certification of xyz degree/finish highschool/etc".

Alot of big companies does this. It really depends what you want to do with your life.
Start your own business? Into cooperate business? or something completely different.
Each job has it's own requirements, and some may and may not need a completed degree
 

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In terms of making money, it won't help you a bit as universities were created to make laborers and not entrepreneurs. I can see that you definitively have an entrepreneur spirit by how you formulated the question.

However, keep in mind that there is always time to make money but you can never buy time. Time spent in college can be very beneficial in learning how to read people as you meet a ton of people with different characters and don't forget the hot chicks.
 

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This. ;)



I was thinking from the point of entrepreneur trying to get started something on his own. So yeah, I think no degree would be a better option for that kind of person which is ambitious and willing to take risks :)
entrepreneur is not clear answer, you need to choose what kind of entrepreneur you want to be, what is the niche tech?commodity?natural resource?, what is the market, how you enter the niche and find relation in the subject, what is needed to suceed. what is the challange there. you need comprehensive research on this, than see if education background is needed or not. some niche like law , health, will require it, even as entrepeneur.

Honestly i also hate college and current education system, i didn't finish my college.
But if i can do it again i will finish it but on diff subject will go with computer science or IT. fyi i take graphic design in the past.
 

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entrepreneur is not clear answer, you need to choose what kind of entrepreneur you want to be, what is the niche tech?commodity?natural resource?, what is the market, how you enter the niche and find relation in the subject, what is needed to suceed. what is the challange there. you need comprehensive research on this, than see if education background is needed or not. some niche like law , health, will require it, even as entrepeneur.

Honestly i also hate college and current education system, i didn't finish my college.
But if i can do it again i will finish it but on diff subject will go with computer science or IT. fyi i take graphic design in the past.

Me too buddy, would like to do computer science, always had an interest for this but for whatever reason I never pursued that...
 

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I seen many talented people in my company that I was unable to give promotions to.
They were more than qualified for the position I could never win in an arugment with HR which demanded a "Certification of xyz degree/finish highschool/etc".

Alot of big companies does this. It really depends what you want to do with your life.
Start your own business? Into cooperate business? or something completely different.
Each job has it's own requirements, and some may and may not need a completed degree

Someone who doesn't want to work for others and wants to build his own little empire doesn't need a degree, right? ;)
But yeah I completely agree with you, some may or may not need a degree. It's all about what you want to do in life :)

In terms of making money, it won't help you a bit as universities were created to make laborers and not entrepreneurs. I can see that you definitively have an entrepreneur spirit by how you formulated the question.

However, keep in mind that there is always time to make money but you can never buy time. Time spent in college can be very beneficial in learning how to read people as you meet a ton of people with different characters and don't forget the hot chicks.

Haha I like you :D
We both have very similar opinions and thoughts. :)
 

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I wanna hear your opinions backed by arguments on what do you think is more beneficial in today's world, going to college or self-education - starting some businesses and having some side hustles?

I think college is waste of time, you're learning something that was working 50 years ago. For us young entrepreneurs I think it's far better to skip college and get straight to grind. By the time every friend of yours is out of college, you'll already have years of experience and earning a shit load of money if you're smart, it's really not that hard to earn some decent money from the Internet. Just don't spend it on dumb shit but rather invest it, then make your investments pay for the things you've always wanted. College is only good for those that want to become doctors, lawyers, etc... Obviously. :anyway: But for others, pass that shit and start working on your own thing. ;)

most folks can't do more than having some kind of job so college is a good idea for them. for everyone else, if you can get $$ to the point of getting only the best doctors and lawyers etc for yourself, skip college. if you don't wind up getting that far, you will always be "uneducated" to those folks (and everyone else) and your lack of wealth will be "proof." remember who shut down (many, permanently) your local businesses this last year... doctors and lawyers.

if you cant beat em, join em but better than that, beat em.
if you cant buy your freedom, at least try to be a more favored slave but better than that, buy your freedom.
 

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Yes, college is a complete waste of time (for me).
It was useful for making false friendships, triggering anxiety, learning useless things and wasting time on bullshit...I literally don't use almost anything I learned in school in my daily life.

Detail: I am not an idiot, I just believe that courses, books, self-education should be an allowed option. If you want to go to school, no problem.
well said
 
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