If you're interested long-term in the game industry and schools, you should read this from GameCareerGuide (I am co-author with Ian Schreiber) (identifying a good game school)
And this (difference between different kinds of college game curricula).
And this (preparing intelligently).
And if you're not certain what college is about, what the difference is between an associates and a bachelors degree is, and so on, read this.
If you're still in high school, you may not have figured out what's really important and what isn't. Read this: Inconveniences and problems (Robert Fulchum)
Many people entering college have big time-management problems. Here is my take on how to control your time and your life.
Dr. P's personal recommendation about game schools for those who live in southeastern North Carolina.