get your A+ and N+, very easy curriculum. then you can study for your ccna- not that easy. After your ccna , you can start taking the mcp tracks one after the other ( 7 in all ). then the future before you.
spend more time on the PC than on your textbooks . in IT hands on equipment matters most.
computer science cannot be taught in the classroom, it comes from the mind . I am not saying you shoulnot register in a computer institute.
go ye and fear not and spread firewall.cx to your friends like the gospel of moses