Other grads anticipate moving directly into the workforce, having gained an inventory of practical skills that will allow them to earn a paycheck immediately, without having to acquire college credentials first. Still others will go on to serve our nation in the armed forces, which, in today's world, can be risky business.
For those graduates heading to college, though, I have a question: Are you prepared to do college-level work? You may think that my question is asinine. “Of course I'm ready!" you're thinking. “I've taken a basketful of AP courses and my academic profile is top notch."