It's true that many mistakes are made by rushing this life. Like the good ship's captain, steady as she goes, has a lot going for it and will present the opportunities you deserve. I'm doing this right now and it feels good taking my own advice!
You have to be okay and content by yourself before anything else. Surviving two yrs of living in the city on your own while going to school will do that for you. I enjoyed my friday night pizza and movies. Probably one too many drinks, but hey. I got through it