Wont they end up coming away with as much creditability as students currently do who have a degree in 2D/3Deeee?
Veteran - "Oh you worked for DD on Tron 3.0!?"
'Student' -"Yeah I was one of the guys that paid to work there
Veteran - "Oh..
your one of those guys that worked
on Tron 3.0"
..and many variations there of.
Just nutty. Teach yourself, become amazing at what you do. Then find a job. F&%$ing simple.
Google is your friend.