Tag: Applying to University

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What to look out for at an Open Day

Thinking about whether university is going to be the right choice for you? Open Days are a fantastic way to have an in-depth look around at a university and see what it’s like. It’s useful to see the campus and city away from the pictures featured in websites and prospectuses. Although everyone wants something slightly different from university, I’ve put together a handy list of things to look for on an Open Day!

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A Level Grades: Do They Matter at University?

A Level results day has just passed and I can’t stop thinking about how I felt this time last year. I had just gotten my results, gotten into my first choice University and was initially filled with excitement and wonder about what the year ahead would hold. However, it didn’t take long for the nerves and uncertainty to set in along with an overwhelming sense of self-doubt

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Why did I decide to go to University?

Unless you’re one of the lucky ones, deciding if you should go to university can be an incredibly difficult decision. Growing up I wanted to work in every job under the sun. I wanted to be a ballerina, then a vet, then a doctor and one day I even decided I wanted to be an astronaut. Never in a million years, did I imagine I would be sat in University doing a law degree…

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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.