I am going to university on my own – like thousands of other students around the country. My closest friend is my boyfriend, and he is 3 hours away by train. The place I’m going to is quite far away from everything, quite isolated… and I’m really scared. I would guess that I have the… Continue reading Friendship Fears
Now, the reason that I haven’t written about this before on this blog is, I think, because I am quite frankly a 50:50 split between exceedingly excited and so nervous that I might pee whenever I think about it. In March, I got an email from the University of East Anglia offering me a place… Continue reading I’m Going To University!
It’s A-Level results day, and around the country teenagers are crying or laughing. Or, y’know, both. Months ago, I received an unconditional offer to the university I was all too happy to go to. I accepted; so these past few months haven’t been as stressful as if I had put down a conditional offer (which,… Continue reading A Level Results: They Aren’t Everything
Over Easter, I went to Greece with my college, Peter Symonds, on the Hellas Classics Trip 2016! I had the most incredible time ever, and fell in love with the country, and its people who were all lovely and kind and laughed at our terrible Greek but were also happy to help us speak it.
This weekend I’ve been up a bit more north than usual at Warwick University and then we took a detour to Stratford-Upon-Avon (yes, that’s Shakespeare’s birthplace) on the way home. And saw my aunt, who lives in Rugby (where modern rugby was invented, funnily enough) too. Warwick is the first university open day I’ve been… Continue reading Warwick & Stratford-Upon-Avon
A discussion of why I like (some) exams.
I was told to start revising for my AS levels over the half-term but of course I didn’t. However, I DID start today! I’ve managed to create revision lists – that was my ‘revision’ over half term – for all subjects bar one because I need to speak to my teacher tomorrow. I revise the… Continue reading Revision