there's some purposes for going to school: 1.new friends - socialize 2.understanding the basics 3.building an educated society. 4.introducing you to the other gender 5.learning the discipline , 6.removing the financial barriers between people.
Well, I'm 29 and still can't answer that question. It seems better in theory than in practice. Waste of time. "I didn't give you the wrong answer teacher, you gave me the wrong question. Try teaching me something useful then we can talk". Everything I learned in life that was remotely useful, I learned after school. I learned so much more in the years following my college degree than I ever learned when I was there. I think to do well in school you need to believe everything to hear and read and be brainwashed to some extent. I have since gotten away from that and I swear my IQ has gone up 50 points.