Five Reasons To Live At Home While Studying

If you didn’t already know by my countless tweets, blog posts, Instagram posts and even mentions in YouTube videos (oh yeah, I have a YouTube channel now), I started uni. I know, right? Bet you never would have guessed. In all seriousness, I started my undergrad degree in Communication and Media just over a monthContinue reading “Five Reasons To Live At Home While Studying”

Turns Out… I Did

It’s been exactly a year since I wrote a blog post called Do I Want To Go To Uni? and let me tell you, it’s been one hell of a year. 

Writing Your Personal Statement

Okay, so this is what anyone who’s actively been following this uni series has been waiting for (not that there are any of you) since the beginning. By far the most daunting part of any application, not just when applying for University, but throughout all of life. Schools, colleges, jobs, anything. The bit where you haveContinue reading “Writing Your Personal Statement”

Starting Your UCAS Application

And so it begins. You’ve had a look around. Had a think. Had more of a think. Add on seventy five more years of thinking, and now you’re here. At this point. Starting your UCAS application.  First of all, don’t panic. As tempting as it is. Do. Not. Panic. You’re still not actually at the scaryContinue reading “Starting Your UCAS Application”

What to Look For at a University Open Day

And we’re back again, with my (probably not at all) eagerly anticipated ‘Applying for University’ series. At this point, you’ve been back at school for about a month now, and all your teachers are up your arse about getting your UCAS started. And trust me, there will be more posts about that process very soon.Continue reading “What to Look For at a University Open Day”

Put it Off

A few weeks ago, just before I was supposed to go and visit my first choice university for an open day, I decided to defer my place.

The Ever-Looming Present

My past month, while settling back into college life and studying and getting my head round the fact that this is my last year of necessary education – ever, has been filled with one thing. UNIVERSITY. Ah yes, the word that sends jolts of fear through everyone in education under the age of 18 inContinue reading “The Ever-Looming Present”