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Famous College Dropouts (Slideshow)

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Sometimes finishing college, even when you're just a few credits or even a couple weeks away, seems hopeless. That doesn't mean the good life is impossible, though, according to living examples listed here.

Titans of industry, celebrities known throughout the world and the most powerful figures in politics were, at one point, looking at notices from their schools and working up the courage to walk away. However stressful that was, these 18 examples that college isn't for everyone -- especially if you're incredibly lucky, good-looking, intelligent, driven, talented, etc. already.

Check out the list we gathered and let us know who surprised you:

College Dropouts Who Made It Big
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