drop out? startup? sucker up and go to college? do as your parents say?
just do whatever makes you happy, and fuck the rest.
"do what makes you truly happy for the longest amount of time".
That implies some thinking about the future instead of blindly following something that may lead to short-term but not long-term happiness. Also, it requires that you figure out what makes you truly happy, not just surface-level happy.
It's a lot more difficult to accomplish, but so very much more rewarding.