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Though Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates never got a college degree, he knows what it takes to have a real impact on the world. And he wants to share his top tips for success with every recent college graduate.
In a series of posts on Twitter, Gates offers the insight he wish he had in his 20s.
Here is the tech mogul's advice: