Studying


Exams? Completed them mate.

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Johanna

For some reason exams this year turned out to be more stressful than last year’s exams, even though I am now far better at dealing with exam stress than I was in first year. My first exam wasn’t particularly difficult, but as it was a cross semester module there was a fair amount of info
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Five Things I Learnt During Exam Period

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Chloe

Hello all! By the time you are reading this I will have just finished my sixth exam of this exam period! I know that my posts have been very revision and exam-centric lately. But it’s such a huge part of my degree! I have very few items of coursework due in throughout the year but
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Thriving During Exam Season

Posted on 16 May 2017 by Nancyanne

The time we have been dreading…. has finally arrived. We are currently in the heart of exam season. Many of us are stressed and worried about what lies ahead. “Will I have to resit my exams? Will I even make it to the end of my exams?” Fear not dear friends, here are a few
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Easter holidays

Posted on 26 April 2017 by Johanna

Going home for Easter was an interesting experience this year. I am now sharing a bunk bed with my six-year-old sister, having swapped rooms with my nine-year-old brother. Trying to do readings for my modules and revise on the bottom of a bunk bed is difficult to say the least. Since the top bed is
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What to ask on a University Open Day?

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Wendy

So tomorrow is the Cardiff University Open Day! I remember this time last year where I was going to Open Days and I feel like they really give you an insight and character of the university. I found when reading prospectus’ it is hard to differentiate the universities from one another and figure out whether
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Why come to Wales?

Posted on 18 April 2017 by Johanna

Why study in Wales? I can’t understand why anyone would ever want to come here. There are so many stereotypes about Wales and they’re all true. Firstly, the sun never shines, look at how dull and lifeless that blossom tree looks with no sun behind it. And all the rain makes everything here look horrible
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My Revision Tips

Posted on 13 April 2017 by Chloe

It’s April, we’ve finally reached the Easter holidays (longest Semester EVER) and the sun is shining. Life would be just perfect if I didn’t have six exams looming over my head, starting in less than two weeks *screams*. However, right this moment I’m feeling (scarily) chilled out so I’m just going to take half an
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The best way to get through deadlines? Get a puppy!

Posted on 8 April 2017 by Johanna

We all have our coping mechanisms to get us through assignment deadlines and exams. For the last two weeks mine has been William. No, William is not my boyfriend, he’s my Nan’s 10-week-old cockerpoo (cocker spaniel/poodle) puppy and he is so cute it’s almost obscene. She brought him home just after he hit the eight-week
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