here are the alma maters of the first ten americans on the Forbes list of the world's richest individuals: Harvard (dnf), Nebraska-Lincoln, Washington State (dnf), Trinity,
OK, ARKANSAS, Wooster, ARKANSAS, IL (dnf), TX (dnf).
4/10 dropped out and only one from the ivies.
lets take the average salary from those schools then?
you can become filthy rich without ever going to school, let alone a good one. lebron james is a perfect example of this. as long as you've got stupendous talent, or an incredible idea, then you can conquer the world.
but for 99.999% of humanity whose education plays the major role in determining their livelihood, the best education usually (but not always) yields the best results.
there is a reason why harvard, yale, princeton, etc are ranked at the top, year in and year out. its because the movers and the shakers of this world go there. the last 3 presidents went to yale, as well as john kerry, and dick cheney (dropped out).
if you want more proof look who runs this website, and who posts here.