Hi everyone, apologies for the long hiatus. I was super busy towards the end of the last academic year with exams and preparing for my summer internship, which I will write some more about at a later date. For now, I want to give a few top tips about how to get through your first year at uni as I have seen a lot of people online worrying about starting uni and encountering issues when they get there. So without further ado…Continue reading
I’m writing this post a little bit in advance but by the time this goes up I will have finished my first year of uni! Keep your eyes peeled for a reflection on my first year in general because that will be coming up but I want to talk about things you should expect if you’re going to be starting an English degree next year.
Its that time of year again where the Oxbridge offers come out and a large majority of people are rejected. Unfortunately, that is just the way it is with Oxbridge. Two years ago, I was in exactly that situation and I want to take some time to reflect on how my rejection from Cambridge impacted me.Continue reading
This week I decided I would chat to my friend Emily (who also has a blog) about what its like to have a part time job alongside being a full-time student. This can obviously be a difficult thing to juggle but Emily does a great job at managing her time between these two commitments.Continue reading
When I first started looking at universities, I ordered every prospectus going and went to every open day I possibly could. This resulted in me attending at least 8 different uni open days, half of which I didn’t end up applying to.
Picture the scene. I was in year 11 doing the most important exams of my life thus far. My absolute worst subject was chemistry, I was horrific at it. I’d messed up so many practicals that I now had to sit out whilst the rest of the class did them, I was a danger to myself and everyone around me in the chemistry lab. It was exam season and my exam was coming up. I was terrified, no amount of revision seemed to be able to prepare me for the horror of this chemistry exam.