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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    Wow that's really cool, I studied a module in neurology for A-Level and loved it but then did English at uni, sounds pretty hard though!
    It's actually not that difficult. The problem is time. We don't have enough hours in the semester to read and fully understand.

    Ah English is very interesting.
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    Heyyy sis. How are you?
    Heey! Drowning in essays and tests but okay, alx, what about you? How's uni going?
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    (Original post by justmyself)
    Heey! Drowning in essays and tests but okay, alx, what about you? How's uni going?
    Im good alhamdulillaaah.
    I'll message u x
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    I've finished now! Ahhhh man, school gets in the way of all the fun!
    How long did it take you to adjust to thw worload and essays at uni?

    Im having trouble adjusting and its been 8 weeks
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    (Original post by justmyself)
    Thanks for the tag @Queencersei

    Salam everyone, hope everything is going well!

    Hey girl! How yah been? Its been so long since we last spoke, including everyone else. Hows college going?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    How long did it take you to adjust to thw worload and essays at uni?

    Im having trouble adjusting and its been 8 weeks
    Oh bless you, trust me that is 100% nothing to worry about!!! Uni essays are so starkly different from anything you will have done before it really is a gradual learning process, in all honesty I struggled into my second year and then suddenly I just understood and my grades went flying up for my third year and in my master! The best advice I can give you is to never miss an opportunity for feedback, hound your tutors for one-to-ones to go over your essays with a fine toothcomb, literally one session I had with a really lovely tutor in 2nd year gave me a boost from my draft essay from a low 2:2 to a first! Good luck with your next assignment and stay positive
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    I've finished now! Ahhhh man, school gets in the way of all the fun!

    How is English at 2nd and 3rd year? just started it this year and Im already so behind on readings it feels like so much to do. Any advice?
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    (Original post by AnimeCrazy)
    How is English at 2nd and 3rd year? just started it this year and Im already so behind on readings it feels like so much to do. Any advice?
    Haha it is much like you say... A LOT of reading!!! I enjoyed my third year the best though, people say the dissertation is difficult and it certainly is but I found with english that you invest absolutely tons of reading and research time into a 2,000 word essay that has to be produced very quickly! At least with a dissertation you can stuck in!

    I didn't do half of the reading for my modules... the key for me was researching the books for each module and selecting to closely read the ones that I knew would be of real interest to me and therefore I would be more likely to write an essay on for my assignment. I found skim reading all the books a waste of time as I hadn't properly absorbed them so for instance I have never really gotten on with jane austen so instead of reading sense and sensibility for one module (I was never going to choose to write an essay on it) I read and reread Jane Eyre which I knew I loved and used for my essay in the end. It depends on whether you get to choose your own essays and also at my uni we were given the potential assignment questions early on in the course which made selecting what to read easier! I hope this is helpful!
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    (Original post by AnimeCrazy)
    Hey girl! How yah been? Its been so long since we last spoke, including everyone else. Hows college going?
    Heeey!! It has been a while, everyone disappeared lol, good, you? What are you doing atm?
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    (Original post by justmyself)
    Heeey!! It has been a while, everyone disappeared lol, good, you? What are you doing atm?
    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    Haha it is much like you say... A LOT of reading!!! I enjoyed my third year the best though, people say the dissertation is difficult and it certainly is but I found with english that you invest absolutely tons of reading and research time into a 2,000 word essay that has to be produced very quickly! At least with a dissertation you can stuck in!

    I didn't do half of the reading for my modules... the key for me was researching the books for each module and selecting to closely read the ones that I knew would be of real interest to me and therefore I would be more likely to write an essay on for my assignment. I found skim reading all the books a waste of time as I hadn't properly absorbed them so for instance I have never really gotten on with jane austen so instead of reading sense and sensibility for one module (I was never going to choose to write an essay on it) I read and reread Jane Eyre which I knew I loved and used for my essay in the end. It depends on whether you get to choose your own essays and also at my uni we were given the potential assignment questions early on in the course which made selecting what to read easier! I hope this is helpful!

    Yeah,, I dont like Jane Austen either, people are kinda shocked when I say that, and omg Jane Eyre I love that book did my coursework on it for A2. Yeah every one week we read two books or poems/plays. Its really hectic. Done my first mini essay I'm super nervous for that.

    And got another one on December for Self nation what ever the means. Need to book an appointment with my tutor, i feel so dumb right now.

    So far all the things we are reading in first term is so long and boring, its a miracle i can keep up. Wish we had another RED week coming up! >,<

    What uni did you go if you dont mind me asking. And yeah this helped! Actually motivated, people do say first year is just a start up, and the 2nd year and 3rd year is where it really happens. Hope thats true!
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    (Original post by justmyself)
    Heeey!! It has been a while, everyone disappeared lol, good, you? What are you doing atm?

    Yeah everyone did disappear! Im good, not use to Uni just yet, and I'm studying English XD

    You're A2? I think right? Hows that going and the whole UCAS progress.
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    BAML int complete. I'd say I performed 8/10. One question I did fumble on. Interviewer was nice.
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    How's everyone doing?


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    How's everyone doing?


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    Sick of doing work everyday and want to sleep for a whole year but other than that want to goood. Hows life with you ?


    This group became so dead

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    Omg I'm so surprised to see that this thread is still in use, and that's it's pretty popular! I last used it in 2012 I think, and even then that was only because someone had to force a discussion lol.
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    (Original post by ProfessorS)
    Omg I'm so surprised to see that this thread is still in use, and that's it's pretty popular! I last used it in 2012 I think, and even then that was only because someone had to force a discussion lol.
    This thread compared to last year is actually dead. Uni/College/Work got to everyone. 2012/2013, good times.
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    waruuuuuuuuuuuuuppppppppp

    hows everyone? looking forward to the holidays?
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    (Original post by Secretnerd123)
    waruuuuuuuuuuuuuppppppppp

    hows everyone? looking forward to the holidays?
    I'm depressed af..

    got prescribed anti-depressants.
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    (Original post by Anonynous)
    I'm depressed af..

    got prescribed anti-depressants.
    woah bismillah. why??
 
 
 
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