I leaned not one practical thing from my marketing degree that i’ve used to build my business. I have a marketing degree and accounting minor and I can’t think of one specific piece of information I learned that help me build my business. My degree hasn’t provided me much value as far as the practical education applied to my real life experiences. That being said,I honestly think college is a great thing for all people! The Self Learning Stage: An Important stage in personal human development that must last 1-4 years between living with your parents and being an adult. One must answer to nobody but themselves & live on their own with limited responsibilities.