I guess it'* a form of organzied crime^H^H^H^H^Hlearning that people go to. Supposedly prepares you for the real world.
Though, you don't get graded on a curve in the real world.
Oh, and having a "well rounded" brainwashing^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Heducation just means that you can stoop to a lower career choice if you can't excel in your first field of choice.
Kinda like being a successful street-sweeper when the whole sub-atomic research engineer thing doesn't pan out.
Or, you can just wait until minimum wage hits about $25/hr, then work at burger king.