You’ve made it to the UCAS Deadline, so what’s next for your University Preparation?
Some of us by this point have jumped in with both feet, everything planned out, prepped and ready to go - whilst others may have only dipped their toe in the water to see what it’s like - both of these are perfectly normal and in either case, you are not alone!
Whilst you wait for offers, there's so much you can do to plan and prepare, making the most of the time before you potentially start a new chapter.
The Career Crossroads - where you’ve been, where you are, and where will you go?
We all know that sixth form and college is an intense time of academic focus, exciting possibilities and the consideration of our future careers and goals. Choosing university before even completing your A-levels can feel overwhelming and a career path can feel very much like a #FutureMeProblem. It is however so important to think about your future goals and where you may see yourself, whether it be next month, in one year or in 10 years time.
Imagine the exam hall stretching before you, a vast arena with question choices as hurdles to conquer, different directions to dart, and an all compassing ticking clock toward the finish line. As the laser focused essay writer, you must first weave through your essay choices - the ones you feel you can answer with the breadth of knowledge and understanding from your revision. Then tackling the differing terrain of arguments, marshalling the evidence you envisage before you, and deliver a well-crafted response before the clock strikes zero. This may sound daunting, but fear not, for just like training for a marathon empowers you to conquer the distance - the seemingly impossible task at the beginning laying before you, by conquer small manageable bitesize sections of the road ahead will help equip you to ace your essay writing sprints within the exam arena.