Drop Out From College

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"I never pegged you for a dropout," a family friend said when I moved back home to sleepy Owensboro, Ky., after my freshman year of college. In high school I had been a stereotypical overachiever. Because my grades were good, I had little doubt that I 'd excel in college. Instead, I did the opposite. I froze..Dropping out can seem like a dramatic decision. It challenges the belief that you need four consecutive years of college to be "successful." It can cause tension with friends and family and despite the glares and raised eyebrows sent their way, young people today are actively searching for more .Dropping out of college could cost you -- find out how..Are you going to at least try on the test this time?" I asked one of my favorite students. "I 'll try, but I won 't try that hard" he responded hon .