Once, I was in your shoes; I was 18 and graduating from high school. Like you, I was anxious to move on to another place with new faces. I knew that there was a big world out there, and I was excited for the change I was about to undergo, but I did not know the meaning of that word until much later. Change comes whether you are ready or not. It is coming to you now, and my advice to you is three-fold.