God wants you to be successful, but you must submit to Him. As you study His word (His way of doing things) He will order your steps and guide your path.
Psalm 119:105 – Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.
God is not trying to hold anything back from you, He wants to bless you. But you have to listen to His ways, not your ways.
James 1:5 – If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
Education prepares you, but promotion comes from God. Prepare for the PROMOTION