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Friday, 26 May 2017

Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Bags Harvard Honourary Degree 12 Years After Dropping Out Of School


Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg one of Havard’s most famous dropouts has finally returned to pick up his degree twelve years after leaving Harvard to work on Facebook full-time. Zuckerberg founded ‘Facebook’ in his college dormitory in the year 2004 and dropped out in November 2005. “I’m not coming back” he told The Crimson, the university paper then.

His honorary degree comes 12 years later, a little quicker than it took Bill Gates, another famous Harvard dropout to get his.

Gates, who left to found Microsoft in 1975, received his honorary degree in 2007. Facebook CEO who dropped out to focus on the the site, picked up an honorary doctorate degree on Thursday.

After receiving the degree, he posted a picture of himself with his parents, Edward and Karen Zuckerberg, updated his degree status on Facebook and wrote, ‘Mom I always told you I’d come back and get my degree.’

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