6. "You'll Never Make Any Money with that Degree."
Thank you for your input, guy who knows everything about every job ever. Not even your professors know the full utility of the skills you've learned in school. Theatrical set designers have become wealthy interior decorators. Philosophy majors have become successful consultants. Studio art majors who design corporate logos can earn fat paychecks. Many of the highest paying jobs of today didn't even exist when your parents were in school.
Of course, odds are that a degree in accounting is more profitable than a degree in experimental theatre, but let's face the facts: you would have made a terrible accountant. Also, the odds of seeing your classmates naked are exponentially higher in experimental theatre.