Waiting for college is eager apprehension for a blank check of life experiences. It is easy to construct all sorts of fantastic impressions of what will be or what is to come only to find that we can not accurately predict the future.
The beauty of the Gospel is not that we are perfect human beings who do great things. The beauty of the Gospel is that God became a perfect human being to make a sacrifice for our imperfections. He was (is) the perfect one. Not us.