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    ..about the Uni's they have firmed or the courses they have chosen?

    The closer we get to results the more underwhelmed i feel about my choice in course and my decision to move away from home. It's really hard to distinguish between what are actually concerns of mine and what is just last minute nerves. Anyone else feeling like this?
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    I felt like that last year! Its perfectly natural - I was so frightened I didn't even feel excitement. You will change your mind once you get there though, you will realise that you have been worrying for nothing.
    Everyone is in the same boat to begin with, and its not long before you settle in.
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    (Original post by PeeLee)
    ..about the Uni's they have firmed or the courses they have chosen?

    The closer we get to results the more underwhelmed i feel about my choice in course and my decision to move away from home. It's really hard to distinguish between what are actually concerns of mine and what is just last minute nerves. Anyone else feeling like this?
    No but im ******* ******** myself about my results..
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    (Original post by PeeLee)
    ..about the Uni's they have firmed or the courses they have chosen?

    The closer we get to results the more underwhelmed i feel about my choice in course and my decision to move away from home. It's really hard to distinguish between what are actually concerns of mine and what is just last minute nerves. Anyone else feeling like this?
    I remember feeling like that before I started my undergraduate degree. It probably peaked on the last day of term. I got over it by going to the pub and bumping into (for the first time) a professor of english from Oxford who was helping out at our school.

    I had a fascinating (although quite inebriated) chat with him about universities. I still can't quite remember what he said but it made me feel a lot better. What I'll say is:

    If you're worried about the "ranking" of your university: The differences between universities in terms of their "quality" seem to exist a lot more in the minds of the students than in the institution itself. Snobbery seems to evaporate the more you move up the academic "ladder".

    If you're worried about whether your university will be a fun place to be: I know people at dozens of universities and, though they're all keen-as to say another university is ****, most of them are very proud and happy with the one they themselves go to. There's may be some people from each uni that don't settle in right but it always seems like the majority are happy.

    If you're scared of moving away/scared you won't make friends/etc.: There will be hundreds if not thousands of people in the same boat as you all desperate to get on. Your first few weeks of uni will likely be the happiest and friendliest of your life, then you'll get some factioning maybe, but it's still good!

    If you're worried whether your course is right for you: See how you feel when you get started, give it a couple of weeks. Quite a few people drop out in this time so if you have a change of heart you could probably transfer to a course you'd like more.
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    haha i feel EXACTLY the same !
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    i feel like that mainly because im leaving a job to go to uni which i cant help thinking is a crazy idea right now!!! but if i dont doit im sure il regret it for the rest of my life so just going to have to get on with it!
 
 
 

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