Friday, May 20, 2011

10 people dropped out of successful

James Cameron

Directed by Academy Award winner, was born and raised in Canada, he and his family moved to Brea, California in 1971. It was there that young Cameron is listed in the Fullerton College to study physics. Academic life did not last long. He at-dropout, married a waitress and eventually became a truck driver for a local school district. It started when he saw Star Wars in 1977 which inspired her to create some of science fiction films of the most amazing (and expensive) at the end of the 20th century

Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller - architect, thinker, inventor, DO. Expelled from Harvard not once, but twice, the post-DO Fuller did not succeed. He suffered a series of failed business ventures and suffering after the death of her daughter. Fuller had even planned to commit suicide. At age 32, Fuller defined as one person who can change the world for the better. The idea of ​​the most prevalent, such as home dymaxion (a portmanteau of the maximum dynamic voltage) and car dymaxion to attract the attention of the nation, while his iconic geodesic domes brought him international fame and recognition on

Frank Lloyd Wright

The most famous architect in America was to spend more time designing universities than attending lectures. Frank Lloyd Wright accepted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1886, but left after one year. He moved to Chicago and finally apprenticeship under Louis Sullivan, the "Father of modernism". At the time of his death, Wright's resume includes more than 500 works, the most famous of which is Fallingwater and New York City the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Steve Jobs

Mac, iPod, Heck, even Buzz Lightyear probably would not have existed if Steve Jobs stay in school. In the DO of Reed College after only six months of college because of financial problems. He finally found the Apple, NeXT Computer and Pixar, which became an instrumental force in shaping modern culture. However, a brief period in the academic world is not in vain. In a speech at Stanford University in 2005, Jobs was given an award by a calligraphy class at Reed College since formed the basis for the typography used in the first Macintosh computer

Bill Gates

Harvard Crimson called him "Harvard's most successful dropout." For more than a decade, Bill Gates became one of the richest people in the world. He is the son of a lawyer and school teacher. Gates entered Harvard in 1973, dropped out two years later. Then set up Microsoft with childhood friend Paul Allen. In 2007, co-founder of Microsoft has finally received his (honorary doctorate) from his alma mater. At the time, Gates said, "I am a bad influence, that's why I was invited to speak at your graduation. If I speak at your orientation, may be much less than you present here today"

Tiger Woods

In a world where someone who has exceptional talent in sports, they tend to forget (ignore) higher education. So it happened on a pro, Tiger Woods. He chose to continue playing as a pe-amateur golf at Stanford University majoring in Economics. After two years there, Woods turned pro and officially ending a career in college. He's going to be one that has the highest paid athletes in the world, with earnings of more than $ 100 million per year at the peak of his career
Lady Gaga
Before he called the "gaga", she is Angelina Germanotta Joanne Stefani, artist better known as Lady Gaga attended a class at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, but dropped out after only one year, to fully pursue her music career. He joined the New York club scene with performances ridiculous, and has signed a contract with Interscope Records at the age of 20. In 2008 her debut album

Harrison Ford

Apparently, a bachelor's degree is not a prerequisite to fly the "Millennium Falcon". Harrison Ford, famous in Star Wars and Indiana Jones, majored in philosophy at Ripon College, but dropped out shortly before graduation. He then landed in some small part in Hollywood production, but not happy with a small role like that, switching to a career in professional carpentry instead. Nearly ten years later, in 1973 he became a star in George Lucas on graduation night comedy "American Graffiti" and then joined with Lucas in the distant galaxy in 1977 in the blockbuster Star Wars

Tom Hanks
TIME magazine calls Tom Hanks as a writer in America chronicles palik; Sacramento States called it "most famous dropout." The actor has left college to intern at the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland, Ohio. There, he studied various aspects of theater from lighting to set design, creating a prefix to his career as a Hollywood actor, producer director, and writer. He does not forget its own past, in 2009, Hanks helped fund and raise money to help renovate the theater Cleveland where he started it all

Mark Zuckerberg

Most students use their dorm rooms for sleeping, studying, or doing things that might not want to know their parents. However, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from inside his room. Originally intended only for Harvard students, but these social networking sites became popular quickly and spread to all other universities across the country. Following the explosion in popularity of Facebook, Zuckerberg pack your bags and move his small company to Palo Alto, California, and forever leave the sacred class at Harvard. So far, the decision has been managed quite well for someone his age (20s years). According to Forbes, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the world, with wealth in 2010 of $ 4 billion


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