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So, I admit it.  I dropped out of David Lipscomb University, New York University, and the University of Kentucky…  never having received a college degree.  I have had many many jobs.  I sold nurse uniforms, stuffed envelopes for a band, served eggs at the Huddle House, wiped bottoms at a daycare center, poured wine at a catering company, cleaned bed pans at the hospital, refreshed coffee at a lumber company, made presentations for coal mining engineers, and taught rich kids in Manhattan how to ride bikes inside our athletic store on Broadway.

Though I believe college could offer amazing opportunities at expanding the mind, they frequently teach principles that counteract actual, real life success.  This video, for example, is a pretty devastating critique:

About The Author

Nancy French

Nancy French is a three-time New York Times best-selling author. Her most recent books include a collaboration with Sarah Palin on her new book Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas and with famous Chinese dissident Bob Fu on his book God’s Double Agent: The True Story of a Chinese Christian’s Fight for Freedom. Other books include Home and Away: A Story of Family in a Time of War which she co-authored with her husband David French. She also collaborated with Bristol Palin on her book Not Afraid of Life: My Story So Far and with Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson’s A Winning Balance: What I’ve Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams. She also wrote Red State of Mind: How a Catfish Queen Reject Became a Liberty Belle. She is the editor of the Faith and Family Channel on Patheos, writes for National Review Online and Rare magazine, and has written in numerous publications, such as USA Today, Parents magazine, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.   She and her husband David have a home in Franklin, Tennessee, where they and their three children attend Zion Presbyterian Church (PCA).