Originally Posted by tsloper
There's a big difference between the questions you get asked when your resume successfully passed through the filtering phase, and getting your resume past the filtering phase.
The degree is essential for those who do not have work experience.
Just throwing out my opinions. Can't hurt anyone
There is more than one way to go about the same goal, but in your defense, you do have a lot of useful tips on those websites of yours.
If you do continue college, just make sure you find time to work on your portfolio. There is always time if its what you love doing. Not only will it help you learn and give you something fun to do, but it will help you get a job.