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    Having to be completely independent?

    What if I don't understand the course ?

    What if I make no friends and all my room mates are horrible ?

    What if I fail my modules ?

    Any advice would be much appreciated, I get so anxious thinking about it
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    (Original post by im.a.witch)
    Having to be completely independent?

    What if I don't understand the course ?

    What if I make no friends and all my room mates are horrible ?

    What if I fail my modules ?

    Any advice would be much appreciated, I get so anxious thinking about it
    Q1) I don't understand medicine but then again does any human out there, it's why we have unis in the first place.

    Q2) There's thousands of people at uni with a vast array of societies, sports and interests for you to go and find what you like and chances are you'll make loads of friends.

    Q3) Failing modules, there are resits and also I'm sure you've got a proven track record in exams. They're not any different really to what you've done already!!

    Uni has been the best time of my life and I wouldn't want to go back. I hope it goes well for you and you enjoy it!
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    Think about these problems, are they happening right now? Are they actual real problems you're experiencing in your life? No. They're not.

    Stop worrying about things that aren't even happening. People worry so much about get so anxious over their thoughts, even when their thoughts aren't reality.

    I think the idiom "We'll cross that bridge when we come to it" fits well
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    (Original post by im.a.witch)
    Having to be completely independent?

    What if I don't understand the course ?

    What if I make no friends and all my room mates are horrible ?

    What if I fail my modules ?

    Any advice would be much appreciated, I get so anxious thinking about it


    1) You'll learn to adapt. If you're really struggling, talk to your family and friends and ask for help.

    2) If you don't understand things on your course then just ask your lecturers... Your uni should also have a service that helps with academic work too so you could go see them for help.

    3) I find it's impossible to not make friends unless you shut yourself away from everyone, or you're extremely anti-social or suffer from something. Everyone is in the same boat as you (wanting to make friends) so everyone is extra friendly and open. Talk to people on your course, in your accommodation (not just your flat but the others in the building) and go to societies.

    4) You can retake...


    Please stop worrying. It won't do yourself any good. You may find yourself at uni in September without any of these problems and realising how silly it was of you to stress yourself out over it. Just be happy and look forward to beginning this new chapter in your life. If things go wrong they'll happen once you're there and you'll get through them, no point in worrying about things now.
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    (Original post by im.a.witch)
    Having to be completely independent?

    What if I don't understand the course ?

    What if I make no friends and all my room mates are horrible ?

    What if I fail my modules ?

    Any advice would be much appreciated, I get so anxious thinking about it
    Haha, mate, you remind me of when I was in your position, know you must have been told this by many others, remember that there are tons of people in the SAME POSITION as you. This is basically for what your worrying about in terms of making friends. Trust me....you will make friends, and you will make the most closest friends in uni. Don't worry if your first week of freshers don't go down too well in terms of socialising, it happens. Give it a good month then you will no doubt see that your making friends without even realising it :P

    As for the academic side of things, pretty much 99 % of unis and their courses, they will teach it from the beginning so everyone has a fair start - like due to different exam boards, gap years etc. If you do struggle academically, cus trust me you will, thats what uni is ( everyone struggles at some parts in uni ) , don't be afraid to seek help, your paying 9 grand, make use of it XD.

    The life of independence in uni....to be honest I can only say you learn as you go XD. Honestly not lying, I didn't know how to work a flippin washing machine first time I went to uni, didnt know how to cook, didn't even know what a deposit was, mortgage etc. But I managed to learn all of that soon enough.

    If you do fail your modules, don't panic, the only thing you can do is resit them, uni's allow that chance, but if you fail, most uni's will kick you out of the course. Like I said in the beginning, uni is hard, 10x hard than sixth form, so make sure you seek for help and keep on top of things....but obviously try to enjoy urself at uni, that's where your going to have the best time of your life there mate.
 
 
 
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