Your school life may have felt tough but it is only when you become an adult that you realize that everything that happened during school was an absolute breeze because in adult life, you have to actually decide for yourself what you are going to do with your life and you will then be responsible for everything that happens in your own life. For this reason, you will have to think twice and thrice about what you are going to do with your life.

Take a gap year

If you have just left school and you have not decided what you want to do with your adult life, it might be a good idea that you take a year off to prepare for the rest of your life, to relax and to simply enjoy some time away from the rat race before you become a part of it. Although in general, society frowns on gap years because they consider it a form of wasting your life, the truth is that you can do a lot in your gap year to prepare yourself. As an example, if your future job or career is going to involve heavy physical work, you can potentially take a good training program. Melbourne has many institutions that offer you the opportunity to do a course of this sort part time while you have a small part time job or use the spare time to start a small business of your own.

You might even be able to take up an online manual handling training in Sydney while you travel during your gap year in an effort to experience a different culture or even to learn a new language.

The great thing is that you can even use this time to earn a little extra money for your future as you might not be able to work while you are in university and it would be a good idea to have some money in the bank to help you to get through those years. You can either start a small job that you can work on part time or as a freelance job while you explore or you can even use the time to start a small business of your own. If you manage to start a small online business, you will be able to collect money from it even while you are in university which means that you will be able to collect a little money even before you start your first job.