Are you wondering whether or not College is the best choice for you? Check out this article, “College or Trenches? Choose the Path to IT Domination that Matches your Personality and Goals” written by Rebecca Hosley originally published on Tech Insurance.
Take a look at what professors and business owners have to say about starting an IT career with or without a college education.
Michael Herrick, CEO of Matterform talks about his experience building a company after deciding to drop out of college.
Take it from someone who’s been there: Michael Herrick (@michaelherrick), founder of HIPAA.host and Matterform, attended college for two years before deciding to drop out. After a few years of waiting tables, he decided to go into business for himself.
“Because I was comfortable with computers, it was easy for me to jump into that and find things people would pay me for,” says Herrick. “So starting out with really simple stuff, like literally laying out business cards, I kept adding new skills and learning more things. Anytime somebody would ask if I could do something I would say, ‘Sure, I can do that.’ “
Check out the full article: College or Trenches? Choose the Path to IT Domination that Matches Your Personality and Goals