My post today is not intended for high school seniors who are already working on their college applications. It's aimed at younger students who are still thinking about their future directions in life. Of course, I can't forget parents who are closely involved (or at least should be) closely involved with their children's education. So you're included too.
I'm talking here about deep, fundamental questions that many young people ask themselves as they rise through middle school and high school. Those questions include: