How hard is it to become a pilot?

I am not sure whether I want to pursue law or aviation. I am aware of the whole process for law school but I am looking into a flight program at my current university. The program is FAA accredited and grants a Private Pilot license as well as a Commercial license, of course if you pass all the tests and courses. I... show more I am not sure whether I want to pursue law or aviation. I am aware of the whole process for law school but I am looking into a flight program at my current university. The program is FAA accredited and grants a Private Pilot license as well as a Commercial license, of course if you pass all the tests and courses. I love to travel and I am fascinated by airplanes. However, I heard a lot of pilots don't make it to the airlines and their license turned out to be a waste of money. Is this true or is that only for certain situations? Thanks!
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