Now, they're exploring or thriving in their respective fields and helping redefine success. Going off-script isn't always easy, and many of these women have experienced financial and emotional challenges.
But they've persevered, in addition to helping dispel the social stigma sometimes associated with dropping out. Ahead, they tell their stories in their own words, including advice for others who may be thinking about leaving college to do what they love. These interviews have been condensed for clarity and length.
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Mark Zuckerberg left Harvard to invent that site you spend way too much time on. Media mogul Russell Simmons dropped out of Manhattan City College just shy of finishing his sociology degree. Ted Turner, the creator of the hour news cycle, was expelled from Brown University after he was caught with a girl in his room.
Fierce songstress Natasha Bedingfield withdrew from the University of Greenwich after a year to focus on singing. Good choice. Steve Jobs dropped out of Reed College to become the father of all things Apple. Fredrick M. Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard to pursue his love of poetry.
Just kidding, he founded Microsoft.