Should I apply for a student credit card?

I'm currently 19 years old and a full time student. I do have a part time job working at a residential treatment as an administrator. I'm planning to apply for a discover student credit card, but I don't know if I should wait till I'm 21. My mom is planning to move back to our home country,... show more I'm currently 19 years old and a full time student. I do have a part time job working at a residential treatment as an administrator. I'm planning to apply for a discover student credit card, but I don't know if I should wait till I'm 21. My mom is planning to move back to our home country, Philippines, and I would be needing to move out in 2 years, hence why I'm considering of opening a credit card, so I can start building a credit history when I look for an apartment or purchase a car.
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