College is not necessary to succeed in life. It's not even necessary to have a successful career. It all depends on your definition of success.
If success to you means having a career as an engineer, attorney, doctor, etc., then yes college is necessary. For some success is doing what they love every day, and that might not require a college degree.
A great job is much easier to get if you have a skill. Skills can be gained through a variety of options including college, technical school, or apprenticeship.
Katie recommends the following next steps:
- Determine the type of career you want to have and what is required to work in that field.