Echoing some thoughts already expressed by others …
• Do you need a college degree to work in radio? No.
• Do you need a college degree to advance and be successful in radio? Not necessarily (but it could help in certain circumstances).
So, why get a college degree?
• Will radio always be as faithful to you as you are to it? Probably not.
• Will you look at things — such as career choices — the same your entire life as you did when you were 20? (Only chuckles….)
However, dropping out of community college because you “felt that every class was a waste of time” was decidedly the right thing to do. Because something (the specific classes, the specific college, college in general) wasn’t right for you at that particular time. That doesn’t mean you can’t (or won’t) go back … when the time and place are right (which could be never, or could be in a year or decade from now). And if and when you do, you’ll likely find it opens doors you never dreamed possible. I’ve seen it happen.…