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Why You Don’t Need a College Degree to Earn Big in IT

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Since the days when Athens’ youth would venture to the local market to marvel at the father of Western philosophy, Socrates, while he questioned the elders, education has traditionally been something one would have to physically seek out. But with centuries of tradition behind us, have we lost the point of Socrates’ philosophy (from the Greek ‘Philo’, love, and ‘Sophia’, wisdom – literally ‘the love of wisdom’)?

Education started by questioning the status quo. With the ever-ballooning costs of formal education on the rise and accessibility to technology-based learning alternatives mirroring the pace, a conversation about the true value of a traditional four-year college degree has finally reached the forefront of professional development.

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