"2 of 3 UX Designers Are Self-taught"
According to the Enterprise UX Industry Report by UXPin, 65.38% of the UX designers who completed the survey learn UX by themselves. For self-taught UX designers, internet provides unlimited resources.
But...there's too much noise as well.
The trial-and-error stage can be much longer than you’d expect, and you risk missing out on the structural knowledge your UX career will demand.