It definitely does. And again times are changing. It earlier days there were number school drop outs turned big success stories. I feel the number is lesser now. In today's world education is a must. It helps in giving a direction to your hard work and helps in getting successful in your chosen field,
Yes definitely.... Even if someone starts his own business, his experiences and educational qualification help him a lot. In short, education is a power which gives you mental strength and basement to achieve your goals with ease. Though you may choose a profession far away from your education qualification, quality of good education definitely reflects in your work and achieving future goals.
Tagore had no formal academic certificates to prove his excellence though he was tutored at home. Those days are gone and now formal education matters a lot. The more certificates one possesses has the maximum edge to get success in this competitive world.