04/26/2012 05:30 pm ET

Dropping Out Of College: '7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Decided To Leave College'

I tried going to college directly after high school, and I hated it. It was a small liberal arts college on the East Coast. Most of the students had wealthy parents whose monthly stipends funded weekly binge-drinking experiments, no one really cared about grades as they didn’t have to depend on scholarships to stay there, and none of my classes were interesting or challenging.

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