Originally Posted by meets1
College is a good thing. 2 year or 4 year or longer. But college education is something to fall back on if you get hurt, sell, need to move on. Nothing bad about it.
There is nothing bad about college, but as far as something to fall back on, you could also consider CDL's, ability to operate equipment, run computer programs etc... These are all things people can rely on during an interview in a related field that cost nothing but the willingness to learn.