Now, we aren't saying that education isn't important ... but these people did do a bunch of cool shit without all that institutionalized B.S.

Our readers brought us the best of the best, whose said best was the result of a lack of some sort of education. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Entry by yulka1

Bobby Fischer dropped out of high school when he was fifteen, after having very poor grades. At age fourteen, he held a record for youngest grandmaste

Entry by mightyzamfir

X Java Setup - Progress Java ORACLE Status: InstallingJ Java Larry EllisoN Is Freaking Rich Shortly after taking ONE semester of computer programming

Entry by MarieHemel

Drops out of high school weeks before graduation. Takes 10 week business course. First job at 16. Celebrates job day for the rest of his life. BECOM

Entry by Rachel P.

HARLAND SANDERS DROPPED OUT OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SIXTH GRADE... 5upek ETHI ...AFTER A RANGE OF DIFFERENT CAREERS THAT RANGED FROM FARMHAND TO FAILE

Entry by MinorShan

Hiroshi Yamquchi Hiroshi dropped out of school after his grandpa suffered a stroke and he was tapped to take over 33 resident of the fanily DuSINESS:

Entry by CZM

When Charles Dickens was 12, his.father imprisoned for debt. Charles had was to drop out of e) school to support his family, which is how he ended up

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