I'm going to disagree with just working for someone who's only been established for 3 years. You will learn more than just how to take a picture, you'll learn how to meet with models, talk to clients, actually run the business. On top of that you'll learn Digital Asset Management, Design Application and a host of other things you didn't think would be helpful when you started.
What do you want to do in Photography? Free Lance, Commercial, Product, other?
Also, form that link, so take what's written with a grain of salt:
I went briefly and dropped out