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Magna Cum Later, Bros!

Carrie Kirby | September 6, 2013 | Story Tech World

The financial case for college has never been lousier—at least by the calculations of these ex-undergrads who ditched six-figure tuitions in favor of venture capital bucks and $100,000 Thiel Fellowships. Their logic? You don’t become the next Mark Zuckerberg or David Karp by scribbling in blue books.

Originally published in the September issue of San Francisco

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