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I miss my uni days should have made the most of it
There will be aspects you find difficult, I think everyone has that but I don't know what your personal difficulties will be. Some people struggle with home-sickness, some aren't very good at keeping on top of the 'basics' (cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping), others struggle with time management. You will probably hate your course at quite a few points as well!
It's great that you're looking forward to it, but don't worry if you find it difficult or even decide that it's not the right thing for you
My personal experiences were that I adjusted great to being away from home, I enjoy cooking, keep on top of my cleaning, laundry and shopping. However I'm not very good at managing my study time (and have paid the price of that several times). It wasn't a surprise for me to find that I didn't enjoy going on 'big nights out' and the novelty of alcohol wore off pretty quickly. Although I discovered new interests in sports teams, fitness, food and art. I also learned that I really hate my course but there are some pretty decent people which makes it bearable.
It's a mixed bag, whether it's good or bad depends what you focus on. The biggest thing to remember: NO ONE HAS A CLUE WHAT'S GOING ON.
My name is Alice and I'm a Bournemouth University student so please feel free to ask me any questions you have about uni life or the area or even if you have a question that's not directly linked to BU.