I can tell you what is stated that Rapid /City SD School of Mines graduates command more money than any other school to include Harvard. Now Uncle Bill has met me a few times. They take the finest hardy pioneer people they can find and spend lots of money training them for special things. If you really want to learn how to comprehend things it doesn't take more than a 2 min click to a few places on the internet to figure it out. There is no perfect. Everyone is equal but it depends on which state or country you live in. At least in the US you can move freely from place to place with the proper ID and passports. Just add a Military discharge for that has lots of awards and what you get is normal. You can never cheat the system. They will screen you before you enter a prison to see if you are safe. Drinking and drugging will only cause problems. Before you dump lots of money on a expensive private school check out some of the finest schools that my Dad and family attended. They will pay off big time when you have offspring who do well . USD University of South Dakota at Vermillion. Spearfish, SD. Great program if you are "Green" and into drilling or digging. Now there are others.