Preparing for College

The Fruits of A College Degree

If you have ever taken the time to chat with current college students and ask them what they expect to be doing after graduation, you'll probably hear a lot of idealism in their answers. After all, the point of going to college is to pursue success and happiness in life. Right?

Well, I can't quantify this, but I would be willing to bet that a very small percentage of high school seniors head off to college “for the love of learning." In today's materialism-possessed world, craving knowledge for the sake of knowledge, in whatever specialized area, seems almost crazy. “Why would you want to gather knowledge when you could be gearing up to gather big bucks?" might be the reply of choice to those would-be scholars.

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