Does having college or graduate education make one a more successful real estate practitioner? The relationship between education and an individual's earnings has been explored widely in numerous professions and industries and it is generally found that earnings are positively affected by graduate and professional education along with practical experience. A panel of distinguished professionals lead a lively, high-level discussion on the role of life-long learning in a successful real estate profession. Comments and discussion will include an overview of the most recent REALTOR® Member Survey on Education and recently published research on Education and REALTOR® Success. Content of this session is developed and brought to you by REALTOR® University and the Center for Real Estate Studies.