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I think if you are going to college thinking it's mind or life altering you are setting yourself up to be disappointed. It's all part of a journey. I went to an essentially no name school and was pretty much wasting my time until I woke up and decided to really attack my courses and learn everything I could in every class. It was like I transferred to an Ivy from that point forward.
I think the "your kid is smart, they'll get a scholarship" is the biggest one.
the misconception that anyone can pay for college as long as they hold a job through their four years.
your kid is smart, they'll get a scholarship