Hi, my name is Sophie, and I am a third year Law student in Goodricke college. Thinking back, it now seems like such a long time since I applied to university, especially since I applied twice! But we’ll get to that later. We’ll start at the beginning… University was always on the cards for me. … Continue reading From a small town to a university – fulfilling my dreams!
Trying to get a placement was a tricky part of my second year at university. Thankfully, that’s not true for everyone. Whilst some found it difficult to secure a placement, others were offered the first they applied for. Even now, I find it difficult to pinpoint exactly why I found it so challenging. Perhaps I … Continue reading Taking a placement year – best bits and top tips!
On my gap year, I didn’t do the typical backpacking-round-Asia. Nonetheless, I gained some valuable life skills and definitely improved my confidence in talking to people in my community. I recommend a year out. Whether you want to earn some money and work full-time, whilst deferring your studies, like I did. Or go on an … Continue reading Gap Year and Well-Being: the Unplanned as Part of Your Plan
From where it all began… I’ve always inspired to become a doctor. I have trodden the path that would eventually lead me to medicine. Both my parents and school environment have always supported and facilitated my desire to become a doctor right from the latter years of primary school! Yet, at the age of 19, … Continue reading Taking a Gap Year: being 21 and a little behind…