The allegory goes like this: You're a high school sophomore or junior, thinking about going to college. You're a top student and your credentials are superior. Your stats show you to be among the best students in your school. You also have a wonderful array of activities and a crowd of people ready to sing your praises. You lack for nothing.
Your journey is ready to begin. You've made your decision and know where you're headed. So you hit the road for College Admissions City.