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Tyler Oakley Reveals The Secret To His Success

The YouTuber reflects on the importance of education.

Could it be the color-changing, pastel-hued hair? The sleek pair of frames that may or may not be charmed with magics most shareable? No, the secret to Tyler Oakley's success is...a good education. #TheMoreYouKnow #ButLikeActually

The 25-year-old YouTuber -- whose channel boasts over 5 million subscribers and more than 260-million (!) views -- sat down with MTV's own Sway Calloway at a Get Schooled rally held at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta on Monday (September 8) to talk about the impact that education has had on his career.

"Studying communication and studying public relations and marketing and public speaking, that got me to where I am. And, even though I have this very new kind of career, I use everything I learned," Oakley said.

Check it out below.

And watch Tyler's interview with First Lady Michelle Obama, filmed that same day.