It doesn’t just grow your mind, but grows you emotionally, spiritually, philosophically, physically and of course intellectually. It teaches you to do what you have to do when you have to do and also helps you to do it better and better by the day.
In the end, it all worked out. I graduated with not one, but two degrees. The reality of it all though, is that if I had the knowledge that I do now, or some guidance to the options available to me, the direction I could have taken would have been much smoother and much quicker saving me time and money.