When I was a student, I had all kinds of odd jobs. I worked in the student union bar for a couple of years, and I worked as an English teacher while I was studying abroad. I even did some mystery shopping!
I did enjoy most of these jobs, but I didn’t enjoy the time I wasted trekking back and forth across town for them.
My bar job was a 40 minute walk from home. And I often ended up getting a taxi back, because I finished late at night and didn’t want to walk in the dark. Not ideal when you’re on minimum wage.
I wish I had known …