In 1968 a scientist called Spencer Silver was trying to develop a strong glue. One of his experiments created the opposite: a weak adhesive that could be re-used. A decade later that discovery became the Post-It Note.
Sometimes we discount something because it doesn’t have an instant application. At the moment what you’re experiencing seems of little use. But you’ll soon be extremely thankful for what you’re learning. Keep open minded to all possibilities, and you’ll find creative ways to move ahead.