Read this. As this site noted a while back, sending a subpar student to college doesn't guarantee them a good job. The opposite--high debt, wasted years of life, and the failure to learn a trade--is statistically speaking closer to the truth.
Yes, there are those who will find their calling later in life--let's just not throw good money after bad winnowing them out in the "Animal House" right after high school, OK?
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