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Warren Buffett Tried To Dropout of School and Then Later Was Rejected by Harvard Business School

It's something not many people know.

Warren Buffett actually spent most of his early childhood in Washington DC. He had a paper route, he wanted to quit college after only 1 year, and once he finally did graduate college, he applied to Harvard Business School... And they rejected him.

Then, when he finally got to Wall Street, the firm he wanted to work for told him he couldn't work for them because of religion. This all happened to Buffett.

He also uses the Internet for only one thing – to play Bridge. Anyone can find him online playing at a given time under the name T-Bone. And what does he do when he's not playing Bridge? He reads all day. But why? "I only need one good idea a year." Watch the intro to this talk: