It’s now officially 3 weeks until I finish my degree, and whilst I can’t wait to finish, this final stretch is proving to be rather difficult. I’m finding myself unmotivated, tired but stressed. Anyone else feeling the same? I’ve previously written about de-motivation so I should probably take my own advice and watch DJ Khaled’s snapchat. But […]
Anyone else feeling the same? It’s just hit me that my first exam is in 3 days and I barely feel prepared for it. I guess no matter how much preparation you do for an exam, there’s always a slight nervousness you get when you think about it, but right now all I can think […]
Firstly, MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you all had a lovely day and spent it with your nearest and dearest. I had a great day, but for the past few days I’ve had a feeling of anxiety slowly start to creep over me. I’ve tried pushing it to the back of my mind, but the more […]
As term is coming closer to its end, it’s the time of the year when everyone is getting ill. Combine cold weather, student heating (because who needs to pay to turn the heating on when you can just put on a jumper?), long hours, deadlines and a lack of sleep; you’ve got a breeding ground […]
This post was inspired by Isabelle, whom I met at the Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday. Like me, she’s on the BSc Maths with a year in the USA course and was full of questions regarding what Maths is like in 1st year. The ultimate question she had was “How hard is it?”. This is a […]
By now, I’m sure you’re all used to my blog ramblings about my ‘adventures’ as a student; rugby, maths, inability to be a proper adult and such… This time, however, I want to have more of a serious chat. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and mental health is something that needs talking about, […]
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Where on earth did April go? And, on that note; where did the Easter break go? I feel like I’ve turned away and looked back to find the holiday ran past me.
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Today is the last day of my penultimate term at university, and as I’ve said, that’s terrifying.
As many Leicester students will know, exam results have been coming out over the past couple of weeks. For me, the gap between exams and results seem to go on forever.
Originally I had intended this post to be some advice for the exams, but it turned very quickly into this. So, for a bit of light-hearted relief during the exam season, here is “A Day in the Life- Revising for a Maths Exam.”