Having to adjust to anything in our lives is hard, no matter what the adjustment is. Leaving home for the first time is a new adjustment; going to university is another new adjustment; settling into a new job is a new adjustment and going to a new school is also a new adjustment.
Life is full of them, which can be quite daunting, slightly off-putting, not to say very scary. How many of us, therefore would choose not to do these things, so that we avoid having to work through any adjustment period? I believe having to make adjustments is a small price for any new experience.
With no opportunities and very little experience in my life, I would rather have had new experiences with small adjustments, than not have had to deal with any adjustments at all.