First, why go to school if you don't have a particular job in mind that you want?
Fun, exploring, finding yourself ?
I think successful people look around themselves and assess their situation, and build on that.
Live in a small town? Do you want to move to the City? Which City, what are its industries?
Then estimate the job market, the employment situation, the level of saturation.
And lets be honest, there are a lot of prejudices and expectations built into a profession independent of ability or education. If you ignore those your setting youself up to fail in the first place.
A College Education or a Trade school education isn't a guarantee, far from it, its a "bet" on a possible future that you wager a lot on. Most people never end up employed in whatever field they study. Opportunity and random chance have a lot more to do with that. If the overall job market isn't that great, taking a big risk in studying something you know nothing about doesn't sound like a Good idea.
Imposing your expectations on a field or institution also doesn't sound like a very good idea.. better to take a rest and think things over. Too often we try to muddle on through and end up shackled in debt we cannot discharge, regretting our decisions. You shouldn't do that. If it feels wrong, it probably is wrong.
RT and the artificial "Styled" Tile interface is an oversimplification of the familiar "Icon" lexicography popularized in the MacIntosh interface programming framework.
Skew morphic is the opposite to the Tile interface carrying the abstraction to extremes, distilling it into a theology.. which also has its disadvantages when it meets a person with no common points of cultural reference.
It's the very thing they have thrown out as chaf or "useless" that makes both iOS and Windows Phone interfaces more customized to a generation and subculture than to the masses and will ultimately prove out less sales.
In effect iOS and WP are "old man" interfaces and will pander towards the last generation of people. They may persist in our culture for historical purpose but will be recognized as paleolithic artforms that fossilized in place. They served a particular pecular form of Aristocracy for a brief instance in time, before being overwhelmed by a more generalized "moderate" rather than misguided "fundamentalist" user interface.
The Baby boomer generation will help iPhones and TileOS for a while.. but ultimately will be overturned by a morphic interface more like Android or generic Windows interfaces like XP or Gnome which will prove to be the real workhorses of the 21st Century.
The decision doesn't have to be logical; it was unanimous.