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49. Quitting College to Follow Dreams
Many famous people we know and love quit
to follow their dreams. Mark Zuckerberg and Steve
are just a few of them. Elizabeth was
in communication studies. She was doing well in
, but she had bigger dreams. She wanted to
a clothing line. She has been designing clothes
a long time. She wanted her clothing line
be high quality, but affordable. She told her
that she wanted to quit college. Her parents
not happy about it.
Elizabeth told them about
and Jobs. Her parents said that they were
. They told her that if she quit college,
had to leave the house. Elizabeth thought about
and made the decision to quit college. She
at her friend's house for a little bit.
worked full-time as a manager at Starbucks, and
enough money to pay her part of the
and buy food. At night, Elizabeth would sketch
After a few months of saving money, Elizabeth
up a website and posted her clothes online.
started advertising to her friends and cousins. She
them to share her website to their friends
family. Eventually, Elizabeth was getting order requests. She
getting so many that she was feeling overwhelmed.
promised that the clothes would be shipped out
two weeks, but she couldn't make all of
clothes in time. She decided to hire three
to help her make the clothes.