There’s plenty of evidence to prove that what you do in college is more important than whether or not your college is prestigious. Warren Buffet and the majority of the Fortune 500 CEOs are living proof.
From the Wall Street Journal article, “Any College Will Do: Nation’s Top Chief Executives Find Path to the Corner Office Usually Starts at State University”:
“I don’t care where someone went to school, and that never caused me to hire anyone or buy a business.
CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Collegewise note: Buffet started college at U-Penn’s Wharton School of business. But he hated it and transferred to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Go Huskers.