Category: Applying to University

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Don’t compare yourself.

It seems silly and cliché to say that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others, right? Self-admiration and being proud of yourself seem like things motivational pictures say and only the few of us achieve. Right now, though however with mocks over and UCAS submitted, it’s really important.

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How I decided to go to university

Applying for university is a huge step in your life. It is a step that shapes your future path. Now I look back and smile about being in ‘applying for university situation’ 3 years ago, but back then, I was anxious because I had no idea what and where I wanted to study, and what to become after finishing my degree.

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To Gap Year or Not To Gap Year…

So you might be looking into whether university is the right option for you. A few years ago I was in the same situation. I knew I wanted to be a primary school teacher, but I also wanted to travel and take time to consider whether going to university was the right pathway for me.

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3 things not to be missed in your personal statement

The time has come to complete your UCAS applications and this will involve writing a personal statement. This may seem daunting at first as you have to big yourself up and talk about all your own achievements and successes- but don’t worry! You should be proud to share all the wonderful things you have done!