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.