Hope

Hope

Hi, my name is Hope. I'm a third year Psychology Student at Cardiff. I love cooking and baking, anything horror, making cocktails, and I'm a massive bookworm!

Feel free to contact me on Facebook or Twitter, I am always happy to answer questions about Cardiff and Psychology at Cardiff :)


Latest posts

Finding Revision Motivation

Posted on 27 May 2018 by Hope

It is so hard trying to find motivation to revise for these last few exams. The end of University is so tantalisingly close – I only have two exams this semester as I picked mainly coursework modules, my dissertation is handed in, and my last exam is in three days. I’m currently sat here writing
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Job Hunting

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Hope

I am currently job hunting, however it is ridiculously hard to balance this with final year exam revision. I obviously want to dedicate the majority of my time to my University work, so that I can get the best mark that I’m capable of…but I am also so very aware of my dwindling student loan,
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Where Did 4 Years Go?!

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Hope

I have to walk through first year halls to get to my flat, and I had a bit of a weird nostalgic moment last night. As I was walking down the path, littered with playing cards presumably from drinking games, and hearing a truly awful group performance of Bleeding Love coming from one of the
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Coursework, Coursework, Coursework

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Hope

Hey Guys, I’m currently in the middle of writing my Speech and Language Essay, my Human Factors Essay, and my Final Year Project, so I’m trying pretty hard to balance my time. Luckily I much prefer coursework to exams, so I’m actually quite thankful that this year I am doing more coursework based assessment. In
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Applying for a PhD – Part 2

Posted on 22 March 2018 by Hope

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t posted anything for a while, I’ve been a little stressed with exams, then post grad plans, and now my Final Year Project write-up. Last time I wrote about how you totally can apply for a PhD, even if you are feeling a little doubtful. This time I want to cover
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Applying for a PhD

Posted on 31 January 2018 by Hope

I’m currently in the process of applying for a PhD (eek!), so I thought I would give you guys some things I wish I had known a few months ago. 1. You do not need a Masters. I was under the impression that I needed a Masters to even be considered for a PhD, this is
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Revision Tips

Posted on 20 December 2017 by Hope

I know I post something like this pretty much every Semester…BUT it is a good way of reminding myself, and everybody else to do these things. It is very easy to forget very basic stuff when you’re in the last year of your degree. I also like to tell myself I have learnt and grown
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Revision and Final Year Project Ramble

Posted on 15 December 2017 by Hope

Hello! Sorry it has been a few weeks before I posted anything, I’ve been stressing about revision and doing a lot of testing for my Final Year Project. I have now collected all of my data! Woooo! I just need to remember how to do Statistics aha…help. My supervisor is going to talk us through
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Post-University Plans

Posted on 31 October 2017 by Hope

I’ve been dreading writing a blog about something like this, as it would mean I was terrifyingly close to the end of my degree. Help. I initially went into Psychology hoping it would lead to a career in Forensic Psychology. However, as soon as I got to uni I completely forgot about those plans and
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Adjusting to Final Year

Posted on 22 October 2017 by Hope

Adjusting to final year has been interesting. It feels a lot different to second year, and it definitely feels different to being on placement. I’m finding myself forgetting where to find everything, I even forgot my login for the computer in the first week, I’d been away from uni for so long. The biggest issue
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