Also a great place to breed racist thoughts toward asians, arabs, and indians; all of whom are considerable population groups and all of which are annoying and easily defeat whitey in the classroom.
Finally, don't expect to get laid much at university because the only girls who go there are the awkward, ugly, or otherwise socially inept girls who have given themselves over the the book long ago.
And once you graduate, you scramble for a job against thousands of similar candidates from other universities, ultimately landing an underpaying job you don't like to pay off your $150,000 debt.
It might look better on your resume.
2. Something most people waste a large portion of their life at solely to save face, being that most people are thoughtless sheep who'll do whatever it takes to be accepted by society and are uninspired in general having absolutely no personal aspirations.
2. "I guess I'll study philosophy... It's taught at university so whatever. My parents want me to go and people consider it prestigious so I'll spend six years of my life and 140k doing it. That'll certainly get people to think I'm smart."