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i want to be a mechanic and own a farm.

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not necessarily. My dad didnt get his college degree and works for a huge leather working company. My mom didnt get her college degree either yet she is a 5 star chef and has worked at many restaurants

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Very cool.
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actually cool
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ask Henery Ford or Bill Gates

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Or Bill Gates....
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oh I just changed it before I saw your comment
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Oooh....did Mark Zuckerberg go to college?
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Yes, but we must remember that they are the rare exception...
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True....its a small chance youll be succesful
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Do mechanics even compare to some of the people listed ha. I don't want to be a millionaire. I just want to be able to support my family.
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I don't have a college degree and I have achieved every goal I ever set for myself. Goal 1 was- live to be 21. Goal 2- no prison time. Goal 3-

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Goal 3?
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Hi Kali! Goal 3, let's go with 'No illegitimate children'. I think I'm good-
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Darn good goals bill $! Now let's have a Blue Moon to celebrate. =)
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Hell ya! I'll even buy!
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It depends on what you want to do. If you want to be a farmer or become of mechanic...probably not. However, there are trade schools for mechanics and it couldn't hurt to have a couple of business or agriculture classes if you want to be a farmer

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Thanks. I was planning on apprenticing for mechanics. I never thought of trade school. I have some farm experience under me already.
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Just take your deep-seated passion. And apply it to whatever you want to do. That will finally show out itself.

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Super cute pic, shaizing.
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I know haha
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depends on how you define success

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Being able to support my family. I don't care if I am ever rich. Just want to provide the basics for my kids.
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then no....you can provide and have enough without a college degree
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it's better to have a college degree, but, the more important thing is that how deep you want to get success, as i think if people want to get something deeply in their heart, they will get it.

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if you want to success as Bill you don't need college degree

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I'm not liking my job and I don't have a degree.I want to change to a better job but I can't find it right now.

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I'm sorry. I know that I want to be a farmer tho. Many farmers don't have degrees that I know.
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It's not bad to be a farmer with a degree on agriculture,etc.
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I guess but I don't see the point in taking out student loans. The money put towards that could be used to start a farm.
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Why not start a farm first,and take a chance whenever to obtain a degree?
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Again taking out student loans. The money put towards college costs and paying back student loans can be put towards the farm.
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But the point you are facing is you have not enough money,whatever you plan is void.
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I already have the family farm, all the equipment as well.
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Congratulation!So don't use your mind on thinking the damn degree
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well, it depends person to person. in my opi. all do you need is talent,hard work and patience.:)

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no of course you don't need one to be successful.. like anything though, some companies may exclude you if you don't have a college degree. I've seen kids outa high school just keep working at their convenience store job and not attend college.. several years later they become a assist manager of the store, etc... All this time they live at home with mommy and daddy and pay no rent, so they can save up most of their salary... after 5 years , they have saved over $75,000 and that's based on only $27,000 salary per year. But like I said, since they leech off their parents and pay no rent, they can easily save $15,000 a year off the $27,000 salary. , Then bingo , 5 years later they have $75,000.. They then buy a $150,000 house putting $50,000 down ... a few years later the house is now worth $220,000... so just like that some pimple faced high school kids have $120,000 in equity on a house and they just turned 25... Another way people get ahead without a college degree is butt kissing.. or some women sleep with the owner or marry into money.. .etc.

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I would have to pay rent.
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get roommates , etc... anything to lower what you spend for rent/utils etc... save as much as possible from whatever job you get.
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its good to have one if u are a talentless

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yes, you need a college degree to become successful. remember that education is the greatest weapon to change the world. Even if you have the potential, you can't improve it if you don't have education.

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One doesn't need a college degree to become successful. One does need talent, determination & will to do to be successful!

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No there are tuns of people who are successful and don't have a college degree

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All you need to be successful is to listen to what your heart says and what your conscience says. Hard work,though,is of utmost importance.

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All you need to be successful is a COURAGEOUS BRAVE FEARLESS heart
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NO. If you ask Bill Gates or any rich man/woman that didn't go to college they will tell you what they did to be successful.

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If you ask Bill Gates, he'd tell you to go to college.
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No he won't. He didn't go to college all the way. He was expelled and he believes that you don't need to go to college to be successful.
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Most people who doesnt have a college degree are not very successfull, but i guess its possible. Maybe there is something you are very good at, like for instance sport, acting or standup? If you have characteristic features and a great smile maybe you can make a youtube series. Maybe hidden camera or something but it have to look professional ;)

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You dont really need a college degree. You can go to a technical institute.

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Maybe. On the job training can be just as good sometimes. Mechanics need to learn, get certifications. Getting a mentor will help

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No but it actually depends on what you wanna do with your life you don't wanna be a low life

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One should attend college to mature and develop the mind; not party. This can aid in success. To quote Edison, 'Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.'

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I would say most people pursue a college degree because they don't want to take a chance at being unsuccessful. College is a way to train people to be successful and college gives them the degree paper for employers just to even consider giving them the job. As for, can it be done? Yes. However, you'd probably have to either have your own business, whatever that may be and of course, keep it running up. Or be talented in something. Example, like acting, sales rep, telemarketer and the list goes on.

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College degree didn't assure you a successful career for your life, but it makes your chances of being succeed higher in some field. While a career without a college degree is like what we want to do in our life without seeking any certification for doing the same and we have a determination for doing that work, I think car mechanic & farm owner didn't required a college degree for being successful in life...:)

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Some are destined to be successful even if they didn't finish college. Some college graduate didn't prosper. I would say it might be the ABILITY.

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try to use a job matching service called jobtify.com. it's great free job matching service.

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