There are a lot of things that you can do now that also don't require a ton of up front cost. There are great tutorials from industry vets and other talented creators on YouTube. On the topic of tutorials, always invest in the fundamentals (i.e Anatomy, perspective, color theory). Strong fundamentals will take your art to new levels and push your skills further. It's also important to know that studies are important, but also make sure that you time dedicated to fun. Take what you've learned from your studies and implement it into fun little projects. If you start to realize it's in fact what you want to do, make sure that you are building a portfolio and show it to as many people in the industry. Take the constructive feedback and implement it. Good luck and enjoy the journey!