I took 4 years of college, but no degree. My time in
college was worth it in that I got a lot of social training.
Most of my CIS knowledge came afterwards. I struggled for
a while in the beginning. I'm finding that the lack of
degree does hurt in a couple areas, but mainly with
companies that have the attitude that I'm not comfortable
with. I've also got 15 years of experience at this point,
so the degree is not that much of an issue as is my keeping
up with current events.
However, I have found that in this industry downturn
the lack of degree is one more factor that will weed your
Knowing what I know now, I'd suggest going for the
degree because you can afford the time. Once you get
into the corporate world, it's a lot harder to break away
and earn that degree.