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    (Original post by TheAngryMongoose)
    I feel depressed by the growing realisation that I'm not actually clever enough for the work, have pretty much coasted my way through thus far, and am going to fail horribly after the first term.

    This is what I get for talking to second years.

    Damn Analysis homework.
    I'm having exactly the same existential struggle with exactly the same analysis sheet :teehee:

    (Original post by Ultimate1)
    Don't worry brah, you're not gonna fail. TBH I just cannot be asked for the sheer amount of work we get but I will be motivated for the exams.

    BTW don't worry about the analysis h/wks. Some of the 2nd years I talked to say that Analysis exam isn't really that hard and is going to be easier than the H/wk sheets we get.....apparently.

    Unless they're trolling me :hmmm:
    Are you a maths person too? :holmes:
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    (Original post by Lizia)
    Changing my place wouldn't help. I'm going to fail because I can't understand the lectures, reading the books takes me about an hour to read five pages, and all the exams are oral so there's the language barrier to overcome on top of the actually learning stuff.

    The social life is great, I love the city, but I ****ing hate uni and I just want to cry every time I think about going to lectures.
    :hug:

    Aren't there language classes for foreigners with a focus on academic aspects? I know there are some at UCL.
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    (Original post by Ivanka)
    :hug:

    Aren't there language classes for foreigners with a focus on academic aspects? I know there are some at UCL.
    Thanks No, they don't seem to exist. There's a generic language course, but that's the same grammar stuff we did at uni in England so it's fairly useless. I just find it so depressing, even when I understand every word on the page (after looking 90% of them up in the dictionary), I don't understand the concept they're trying to get across.

    I guess I just need to man up, but I'm so worried about this. Especially since the pass mark here is 18/30 and SELCS give no information on what happens if you do fail.
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    (Original post by Lizia)
    and SELCS give no information on what happens if you do fail.
    This, a thousand times this.
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    (Original post by kerily)
    I'm having exactly the same existential struggle with exactly the same analysis sheet :teehee:



    Are you a maths person too? :holmes:
    Well ,take a guess

    maths person ofcourse :sexface:
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    (Original post by rockrunride)
    This, a thousand times this.
    Do you know anyone who did fail? I emailed Novella in a panic the other day to ask, but I just know she'll reply with something horrible.

    It's so dumb. I'm not awful at Italian, and everyone else must cope somehow. I'm just sick of spending every moment worried sick. At least if she mailed back and said "You can't progress to fourth year", I'd know where I stood.

    I wish I'd done a language assistantship now. I was worried about being stuck in the middle of nowhere Italy, but that's preferable to how I feel now.
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    (Original post by Ultimate1)
    Well ,take a guess

    maths person ofcourse :sexface:
    A disproportionate amount of UCL maths people appear to be pretty active on TSR. Says something about the course, possibly

    I need to know who you are now :pierre: Except, you know, 200 people per lecture, I doubt it's that easy
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    (Original post by kerily)
    A disproportionate amount of UCL maths people appear to be pretty active on TSR. Says something about the course, possibly

    I need to know who you are now :pierre: Except, you know, 200 people per lecture, I doubt it's that easy
    Lol I'm in the lecture right now.

    But wait you're very eager meet me, I need to be careful you might be a dangerous person :hmmm:

    maths rocks pre uni. During uni it's a living nightmare ( well the maths ain't but the worksheets are :zomg:)
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    So, Applied Problem Class, Algebra Problem Class and the entirety of Mathematical Methods; anything else I can skip and/or fall asleep during?

    (Original post by Ultimate1)
    But wait you're very eager meet me, I need to be careful you might be a dangerous person :hmmm:
    No need to worry about it. Kerily IS a dangerous person.
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    (Original post by TheAngryMongoose)
    So, Applied Problem Class, Algebra Problem Class and the entirety of Mathematical Methods; anything else I can skip and/or fall asleep during?
    Wow Algebra really isn't that boring, especially with Johnson dissin' half the class

    (Original post by TheAngryMongoose)
    No need to worry about it. Kerily IS a dangerous person.
    (Original post by kerily)
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    Cheyzzz Kerily, what is your response to that alegation.
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    how easy is the practice center in giving medical certificate in order to delay a deadline?
    thanks.
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    (Original post by Ultimate1)
    Lol I'm in the lecture right now.

    But wait you're very eager meet me, I need to be careful you might be a dangerous person :hmmm:

    maths rocks pre uni. During uni it's a living nightmare ( well the maths ain't but the worksheets are :zomg:)
    You were on TSR in the lecture? :teehee: Is Wendl not an interesting enough lecturer for you? :emo:

    The worksheets aren't bad per se, just time-consuming - but then I did STEP, and it was honestly a really good preparation for the sort of maths we're seeing

    (Original post by TheAngryMongoose)
    No need to worry about it. Kerily IS a dangerous person.
    I can assure you that that's all lies Although I do seem to lead quite a strange life at the moment, but that's not dangerous so much as interesting
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    (Original post by kerily)
    You were on TSR in the lecture? :teehee: Is Wendl not an interesting enough lecturer for you? :emo:

    The worksheets aren't bad per se, just time-consuming - but then I did STEP, and it was honestly a really good preparation for the sort of maths we're seeing



    I can assure you that that's all lies Although I do seem to lead quite a strange life at the moment, but that's not dangerous so much as interesting
    Wendl is a very funny lecturer tbh. He's got this subtle sense of humour which I personally find very entertaining. I was on during the 5 min lecture break

    yep same here. The worksheets ain't that bad but they are so time consuming. I at least want a little bit of life

    an interesting and strange life eh? :sexface:
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    Oh my dear sweet Lord I have absolutely zero motivation. I'm procrastinating a coursework project that was due in at 13:30 yesterday.

    I just want my degree, why can't I just have my degree now :emo:
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    (Original post by paddy)
    Oh my dear sweet Lord I have absolutely zero motivation. I'm procrastinating a coursework project that was due in at 13:30 yesterday.

    I just want my degree, why can't I just have my degree now :emo:
    Can't you just take the 3 year degree if you don't want to do the masters(of course if you really, really, really don't wanna do your masters )

    EDIT: Oh wait only just read you were one year work placement, not 4 years masters ooops.
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    Standard. I'm hitting a mid-term crisis though I only have 8 hours a week and I plan to use reading week almost entirely to work.
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    (Original post by Valh)
    Are halls going to be like a ghost town during reading week or do most people stay in London for it?
    I'm going to Berlin, and pretty much everyone else I've spoken to is going home, if that's any use. (My halls are a ghost town anyway :awesome:)
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    Sooooo happy for reading week coming up :awesome:
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    I've got 2 essays to do for the end of this month. Urgh.

    If you had a 2500 word essay, how long do you think you'd spend on it, including reading for it, excluding procrastination?
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    how easy is the practice center in giving medical certificate in order to delay a deadline?
    thanks.
    anyone?
 
 
 
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