I have just completed mine, I did a general Access to HE, and I loved every minute of it. It is intense, (more so if you are disorganised), and you get out of it what you put into it. The tutors will help you, as the course is geared to those who have been out of education for a long time.
(Original post by TRACY1978)
Hi I am starting a access course in sept....bit nervous and hope I will do ok.Is there anybody who can give me a bit of advice on what to expect.I have not studied for long,long time,currently a full time mum.Becoming quite anxious now.....Thanks !!!
Your first couple of months will be looking at the universities you want to go to, and working on your personal statement, so go with some idea of where you want to go etc. but the tutors will help you as well. It is hard to tell you fully what to expect as the courses vary, for me my first month was tasters in all the level 3 options, so in October we could select which ones we wanted to do for the year, and to also see if the course was for us.
Most of all, remember you will not be the only one in your situation, you will be in the majority who have been out of education for some time, so do not let that worry you, everyone feels a little worried about how well they will do at the beginning and how well they will cope, but you will be amazed at how quick you settle in to it.
This diary that was done a couple of years back might help as well, to let you know what it's like http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...ht=TomU+access
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