6 of the smartest pieces of advice Bill Gates has given students over the years
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But as the second-richest person on Earth - and someone who is heavily involved in efforts to alleviate poverty and health burdens for billions of people - he does know thing or two about finding success.
The Microsoft cofounder has given students his fair share of advice over the years through interviews, commencement speeches, and social media.
Here are some of Gates' best nuggets of wisdom for those on the verge of entering the real world.